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Table 2 Modules, objectives, and learning hours of routine WPV management training and CRSCE

From: Evaluating the effectiveness of a CRSCE-based de-escalation training program among psychiatric nurses: a study protocol for a cluster randomized controlled trial

Module Content Objects Hours Routine WPV management training CRSCE training
Lecture Practice
Routine WPV management training Basic Communication Skills of Nursing To understand the concept of communication skills and its attributes
To understand different types of communication skills
To learn how to interact with patients in practice
Communication Skills in Mental Health Care To identify the attribute of communication skills in mental health care
To distinguish the difference of communication skills between mental health and general nursing
To learn how to interact with psychiatric patients
4 4
Risk Assessment of Violence To understand the types of WPV
To learn how to use different assessment tools
To discuss advantage and disadvantage of assessment tools
The Ethic and Law in Metal Health Care To discuss the ethical issues in mental health care
To discuss how nurses to balance the ethical issues and law in mental health care
De-escalation To know the concept of De-escalation
To identify the attributes of De-escalation
To discuss the key components contribute to successful de-escalation
Practical WPV coping skills To learn the breakaway techniques, holding methods
To learn the control and restraint methods
4 8
CRSCE training Communication How to Build the Therapeutic Nurse-Patient Relationship To identify the factors that influence therapeutic relationship
To identify the key components of building the therapeutic relationship with patients
To learn how to build therapeutic nurse-patient relationship using communication skills
4 4 NA
The Communication Skills with Aggressive Patients To learn the communication skills with aggressive patients 4 4 NA
Response The Early Stage Signal of WPV To identify the early stage signal of WPV
To discuss and learn what a nurse should do when he/she has identified a patient is in WPV early stage
4 4 NA
What Is Your FIRST Reaction When WPV Happens? To recall nurses’ memories of facing violence
To share nurses’ experience of coping with violence
To refresh and discuss the appropriate method to manage WPV
4 NA
When WPV Happens, What Should We Do? To learn how to response WPV
To discuss the alternatives of WPV
4 2 NA
What Is the Influence of WPV on You? To discuss and share the influence of WPV on individual 4 NA
Solution-Focused Technique Cognitive Positive Psychology To learn the concept of cognitive positive psychology and how to use it in clinical work 4 4 NA
The Concept and Principle of Solution-Focused Technique in Nursing To learn the concept and principle of solution-focused technique 4 NA
The Five Stages of Psychological Intervention of Solution-Focused Technique and Its Application To identify the five stages of psychological intervention of solution-focused technique
To learn using the five stages of psychological intervention in practice
4 2 NA
Care The History and Development of Humane Care Service To understand the history and development of humane care service
To identify the key elements of humane care service
4 NA
The Relationship Between Humane Care Service and WPV To discuss the relationship between humane care service and WPV
To learn proving humane care to aggressive patients
4 4 NA
The Humane Care Service in Mental Health Care To identify the humane care service in mental health care
To discuss what nurses can do to provide the humane care service to psychiatric patients
4 4 NA
Environment The Innovation of Environment in Mental Health Care To understand the concept of environment in mental health care
To understand the change process and development of environment in mental health care
8 4 NA
Evidence Base Practice: The Relationship Between Ward Environment and WPV To discuss how environment affects the WPV
To find out the environmental hazards of WPV through literature review
To implement achievable improvement of ward environment
8 8 NA
: Included modules NA: Not Available Total Learning Hours 36 h 140 h