Jan 28, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog
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NURS 1420 - Mental Health Nursing


Fours (2 theory; 2 lab) credit hours.

Builds on NURS 1505  or NURS 1415  with a focus on mental health/illness across the lifespan and communication with patients, families, and the health care team, including principles of conflict management. Exemplars include psychosocial assessment in acute and chronic mental illness, symptom management, and patient advocacy. Students continue to develop nursing knowledge, skills, and attitudes in the competencies of safety, quality improvement, and informatics through learning experiences in the classroom, acute care/community mental health facilities. Traditional option: One-half semester; Transition option: Summer term. 

Prerequisites: NURS 1505  or NURS 1415  and BIOL 1412  or BIOL 1433 .



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