Course: NURS 430/L. Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing and Clinical Laboratory (2/1)
Focuses on the unique role of the professional nurse in assessing, promoting, maintaining, restoring and evaluating persons with actual or potential altered mental health processes. Topics include selected theories of human behavior and current knowledge of psychiatric/mental health nursing care, psychopathology, psychiatric treatment, psychopharmacology, environmental management and influences of family. Lab: Demonstration of beginning professional role in psychiatric/mental health nursing by applying knowledge from lecture corequisite. Passing grades must be earned in lecture course and lab concurrently for credit in both courses.