Psychiatric Mental Health Care
5 Credit Hours

This course focuses on the study and application of modern concepts of psychiatric and mental health care and effective interactions with others. The student will learn to respond therapeutically to a variety of clients including those with maladaptive behaviors through the utilization of the nursing process by applying the principles of psychiatric and mental health care. Self awareness and self knowledge are incorporated throughout the course. Prerequisites: PNN-621 Life Span Health Care, PNN-622 Clinical Practicum 2, PSY-111 Introduction to Psychology, PSY-121 Developmental Psychology, BIO-168 Human Anatomy & Physiology I with lab, BIO-173 Human Anatomy & Physiology II with lab, BIO-151 Nutrition, HSC-112 or HSC-113 Medical Terminology. Co-requisite: ADN-466 Clinical Practicum 4.