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Undergraduate Catalog 2012-2013

NURS 451 - Strategies for Mental Health Care

This course focuses on the psychosocial needs of an individual/family. Biological, psychological and spiritual systems will be emphasized. Development of nursing knowledge and skill for intervention with social-emotional balances and imbalances in the lifespan will be explored. Stress, adaptation, communication and personality development are emphasized. Behavioral concepts and mental health theories are integrated. In- and out-patient mental health agencies will serve as practice areas. 

Prerequisites:
NURS 301, 302, 352 and 353

Note:
2 hours lecture; 3 hours clinical

Credits: 3



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