Mental Health RNSG 1012

Prerequisites: ENGL 1101, BIOL 2113, BIOL 2113L, BIOL 2114, BIOL 2114L, BIOL 2117, BIOL 2117L, MATH 1111, RNSG 1010, RNSG 1016
Corequisite: RNSG 1003

5 Credits

This course will provide the student with an opportunity to provide patient-centered care by exploring and applying the conceptual basis for professional nursing with clients in the mental health field. With a focus on psychiatric nursing services to individuals, within the context of their families, with an emphasis on teamwork and collaboration, health patterns, evidence-based practice, safety, ethics, and role development, supervised inpatient and outpatient clinical rotations will provide opportunities for the student to achieve the course competencies. This course provides opportunities for the student to acquire an adequate knowledge utilizing evidence-based practice from the biophysical sciences, humanities, growth and development, problem solving abilities and the nursing process.

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