NURS 293C - Mental Health Nursing

Prerequisite: NURS 292 C. Term hours: 28 lecture and 95 laboratory. This course presents historical, cultural and contemporary evidence based concepts related to the mental health-illness continuum. Will explore patient - centered interventions that are designed to promote safe return to mental stability and meet the emotional needs of the patient. Emphasis is placed on interpersonal communication through self-awareness, the safe use of self as a therapeutic agent and collaboration with the mental health team and community resources. The role of the nurse in providing quality care in the areas of ethics, legal, advocacy issues while providing patient centered care is explored in the Psychiatric unit. (CSU)
CC AS Twenty Unit Req, Nursing, Not a basic skills course, Nursing Science-Clinical Pract
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