Mental Health Nursing

This course builds on concepts from NSG 115. In this course the nursing process is used as a tool to provide care to individuals with psychiatric disorders. Topics include therapeutic communication, psychobiology, psychopharmacology, anxiety disorders, thought disorders, substance abuse disorders, depressive, psychotic, dissociative, eating disorders, bereavement, victims or abuse and neglect and trauma. The disorders are presented in individuals across the lifespan including children and adolescents. Admission to the ADN Program and Grade of C or higher in all previous ADN nursing courses.

Grade Basis: Letter Grade
Credit hours: 4
Lecture hours: 4
Additional Course Fees


  • Admission to ADN program
  • "C" or higher in all previous ADN courses

Last updated: 08/10/2021