NADN 190 - Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing
3 Credit: (2 lecture, 0 lab, 3 clinical) 5 Contact Hours: [Department Permission]
This course focuses on the care of persons of various age groups with psychiatric mental health disorders and chemical dependence. Communication skills, mental health assessment, and various therapeutic interventions are utilized by students in clinical placements emphasizing the application of the nursing process within an interprofessional team.
OFFERED: fall and spring semesters
Course Goals/ Objectives/ Competencies:
Goal 1: Construct evidence based therapeutic interventions within a culture of safety using nursing judgement to promote positive outcomes.
Goal 2: Collaborate with the interprofessional team to provide patient centered care to patients with mental illness.
Goal 3: Utilize informatics to establish a plan of care that will promote health and meet on-going mental health needs.
Goal 4: Demonstrate professional accountability and use therapeutic communication skills when providing care to the mentally ill patient.
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