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NURS 246 - Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing


Credits: 4
Lecture Contact Hours: 2
Off Site Contact Hours with Faculty: 6
Description: This course emphasizes application of the nursing process and critical thinking skills while utilizing evidence-based principles of nursing in caring for adult, child and adolescent clients with mental illness within the registered nurse scope of practice. Theoretical content focuses on clients experiencing mental health alterations. Clinical experiences are provided in acute, chronic and community mental health care facilities utilizing an interdisciplinary collaborative approach.

Prerequisites: NURS 107 , NURS 108 , NURS 128  and PSYCH 201 .
Corequisites: None.
Recommended: None.

Course Category: Occupational
This Course is Typically Offered: Fall, Winter
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