Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing

NURSE-UN 241, 3 Credits, (Spring, Summer)

This course focuses on the application of evidenced-based standards ofpsychiatric mental health nursing in promoting mental health andcaring for persons with mental healthconditions and/or substance usedisorders. The role of nurse as a member of the interprofessionalhealthcare team across different settings and across the continuum ofcare are highlighted. There is an emphasis on critical thinking,therapeutic communication and interpersonal skills as they relate tomental health nursing. Legal issues, patient education, pharmacologyand population health principles are integrated in the context of mental health through the course.