NURS 0316 - Psychiatric Nursing

Credits: 4

This course addresses nursing care of persons with mental health needs. In addition to theoretical and clinical exposure to a broad range of psychiatric conditions, the connection of mind-body, the importance of coping skills, and stress management will be explored. Interpersonal skill development and clinical decision making will be emphasized. The role of the nurse is expanded through the development of professional skills as a nurse counselor: listening, responding, planning, intervening and evaluating care of clients. 2 hours lecture, 6 hours SimLab/clinical required.

Prerequisites: NURS 0201 
Corequisite: NURS 0311 

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