Dec 10, 2019  
Undergraduate Catalog 2013-2015 
    
Undergraduate Catalog 2013-2015 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NUR 3511 - Mental Health Nursing

Credits: 5 hrs
This course is designed to assist students in developing knowledge and skills necessary for nursing care management of mental health needs of clients and their families in structured health care settings. Focus is on the application of the nursing process in establishing and maintaining nurse-client relationships. A planned clinical practicum in selected mental health care settings will provide the opportunity for students to exercise the roles of caregiver, teacher/counselor, and client advocate. Students will begin to assume the role of collaborator as it relates to the interdisciplinary mental health team approach. Prerequisite(s): NUR 2313, NUR 3312, NUR 3314, NUR 3316 and Admission to Upper Division.