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|NU 326 - Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing|
(5). Prerequisite: Assessment into upper division. This course is designed to enable students to understand the dynamics of psychiatric nursing and mental health, with an emphasis on the holistic therapeutic care of psychiatric patients/families as well as the therapeutic use of self. The concentration of the course will be focused on the attainment of knowledge regarding psychiatric diagnoses, utilization of the nursing process in providing therapeutic nursing care, understanding appropriate treatment modalities and the establishment of the nurse-patient relationship as it deals with the psychopathological behavior found in the psychiatric patient. Clinically, the student will be utilizing and employing the theoretical aspects in nursing assessment and patient care, one-to-one interactions, group situations, healthcare team discussions, as well as supervision sessions. Lab and clinical required.
0.000 OR 5.000 Credit hours
0.000 OR 3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 OR 2.000 Lab hours
Schedule Types: Hybrid (mostly on-campus), Lab, In-Person Instruction, Online (asynchronous)
4-year institution, Nursing Prof. Course Fee $100