Description
Mental Health Nursing
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4 Undergraduate Units
This clinical nursing course presents nursing care which emphasizes the process relating to promote, restore, and protect the mental health of individuals and groups. The course includes the principles of mental health and the social, economic, cultural, and physiological factors that predispose individuals to emotional illness. Emphasis is placed on nurses' self-awareness and their utilization of self in preventive, curative, and rehabilitative care of clients under psychiatric care and/or who are experiencing emotional stress. Principles of therapeutic communication are emphasized. Current trends and issues related to psychiatric mental health nursing will be explored. A variety of settings will be used to provide learning experiences.
Pre-requisites: Completion of all Level I, II and III courses.
Details
Grading Basis
Graded
Units
4
Component
Clinical - Required
Lecture - Required
Offering
Course
NURS 432
Academic Group
College of Health Professions
Academic Organization
College of Health Professions
Campus
Coppin State University
Enrollment Requirements
Prerequisite: NURS 323