Mental Health Nursing

This course is designed to develop students’ theoretical knowledge and clinical application of the nursing process as it applies to clients’ mental health across the lifespan, such as therapeutic communication, family-centered care, crisis intervention, and psychiatric emergencies. Topics include psychobiology; psychopharmacology; anxiety, substance abuse, depressive, psychotic, dissociative, and eating disorders; and trauma. Three (3) hours of theory and nine (9) hours of clinical are required per week. Corequisite: NSG 250 Pathopharmacology II. Prerequisite: PSY/EDU 260 Human Growth and Development.

Grade Basis: Letter Grade
Credit hours: 6
Lecture hours: 3



Last updated: 08/10/2021