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Advanced Mental Health Nursing

Course Information


Credit Hours: 2

Course Pre-Requisites: NUR-212

Course Co-Requisites: NUR-211

Course Description

This course will expand on concepts taught in NUR 114 and will examine mental health, mental-illness, nurse client relationships, and self-awareness.  Through the use of the nursing process, therapeutic communication, and caring behaviors, the path to wellness will be promoted in individuals, families, and groups.  The role of the psychiatric nurse as a member of the mental health team and the impact trends and issues in mental health have on current practice will be examined.

Pre-requisites: NUR-201, NUR-203, NUR-204, NUR-205, NUR-206, NUR-207, NUR-210, NUR-212

Co-requisite: NUR-211