Mental Health/Illness Nursing Concepts

Course IDCourse NameCourseCategoryCredit Hours
NRSI 212Mental Health/Illness Nursing ConceptsBACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN NURSINGNURSING4

Two hours of theory and two clinical laboratory hours.         

This course focuses on holistic nursing concepts considering individuals, families and community groups at any position on the health continuum.  The nursing process will be utilized in applying mental health concepts in a variety of settings. Emphasis is placed on use of therapeutic communication and the social, political and economic contest of practice is considered. Intervention modes are observed or practiced in one-to-one, small group, family and environmental settings.