NRSG216 - Mental Health Nursing
Credit Hours: 2.0
The course focus is on concepts of mental health and illness, prevention, crisis management and treatment modalities. Emphasis is on the nurse-client relationship, use of interpersonal and therapeutic communications, and review of psychopharmacology. Nursing process, teaching/learning, cultural diversity in the community, and the further development of critical thinking/decision making concepts are incorporated. (Level II RN Program) Prerequisites: All first level (PN) Nursing courses must be successfully completed with a letter grade of "C" or higher. Corequisites: NRSG217, NRSG218, NRSG219, NRSG224, NRSG225 and NRSG254.