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2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NUR 412B Mental Health Nursing

4.5 Credit(s)
This course synthesizes information essential to the understanding of clients and nurses as unique individuals and emphasizes the interactional nature of human phenomena. Focus is on the therapeutic use of self as a basis for understanding behavior patterns, assisting with self-exploration, and promoting optimum levels of mental health. Course content will include an exploration of theory which provides the foundation for the application of the nursing process in a variety of mental health settings. Three (3) hours of lecture each week for the semester and six (6) hours of clinical per week for 6 weeks. Additionally, students will attend required simulation laboratory activities throughout the semester for the reinforcement of classroom and clinical learning.
Prerequisites: NUR321, NUR409 Co-requisite: NUR415B