NU 330: Mental Health Nursing

Class Program
Credits 4
This course focuses on holistic nursing theory and concepts related to managing care for persons with acute and chronic psychiatric/mental health needs/conditions in acute and community settings. A developmental lifespan approach is used to situate mental health within the wellness-illness continuum. Emphasis is on establishing therapeutic relationships, therapeutic communications, interdisciplinary collaboration and on applying psychopharmacologic and therapeutic treatment principles.
Students must also be enrolled in NU 331