Study of theory related to the prevention and nursing care of individuals and families with psychosocial problems. Focuses on communication with clients in community and hospital settings with emphasis on mental illness in rural areas. Considers mental health needs of all age groups with special regard for cultural differences. Prerequisites: NURS 310, 311, 312, 319, 329 with a C or better. Corequisite: NURS 381. Three hours per week.
NURS 381 PSYCHIATRIC MEN HLTH CLN (Fall 2019)
Clinical application of nursing theory and process focused on the prevention and nursing care of psychosocial problems in individuals and families. Focus on therapeutic communication with clients in a psychiatric hospital and clients with psychosocial needs in the community. Prerequisites: NURS 310, 311, 312, 319, 329 with a C or better. Co-requisite: NURS 380. Nine hours per week.