NUR 320 Mental Health Nursing

This course examines mental health across the lifespan from a holistic caring framework.  Content builds on concepts introduced in NUR 205 and NUR 301 by focusing on the client's responses to mental health issues and patient centered care. Emphasis is placed on understanding the complexities of the brain and human behavior with a focus on the origin of psychiatric disorders, including biological determinants and environmental factors. Students will learn about people who experience psychiatric disorders and how to provide them with quality nursing care in s variety of settings.

Credits

5

Prerequisite

NUR 205, NUR 301, NUR 309 and NUR 375

Corequisite

NUR 215 and NUR 311

Offered

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