Sep 26, 2020  
2019-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [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.
Pre-requisite(s): NUR 2313 , NUR 3312 , NUR 3314 , NUR 3316  and Admission to Upper Division.