Oct 01, 2023  
2011-2012 Catalog 
    
2011-2012 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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NUR 405 - Mental Health Nursing.


NUR 330 , NUR 335  with grades of C+ (2.3) or better, concurrent election of NUR 410 ; or NUR 202 , NUR 240 , NUR 308  with grades of C+ (2.3) or better. (5).

Introduces students to concepts and theories applicable to clients, groups and families experiencing a mental illness and/or emotional problem on the wellness continuum. The relationship between emotional, social, physical, spiritual health/wellness patterns and clients with a mental/emotional illness is explored. Biological theory, critical thinking and communication theories are emphasized. The opportunity to apply knowledge and skills is provided in a variety of clinical settings. Focus is on critical thinking to implement the nursing process, application of nursing theories and models of practice, appropriate therapeutic nursing interventions and evaluations.



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