NU 432: Mental Health Nursing

Class Program
Credits 6.0

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.


Satisfactory progress through and completion of freshman and sophomore year courses in accordance with the Traditional Track Degree Plan.