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NURS 6469 MSE Psychiatric Nursing Clinical (Spring: 2 )


Course Description

Therapeutic communication skills provide a foundation for implementing the nursing role based on the American Psychiatric Nurses Association standards of practice with psychiatric patients/clients in a variety of psychiatric treatment settings. In the clinical experience, students work collaboratively with multidisciplinary teams in applying evidence-based practice based on current interdisciplinary research to the nursing process. In weekly supervision with clinical faculty, students are mentored to extend their skills in clinical reasoning to meet the psychological, social, cultural, biological, and spirtual needs of persons from varied backgrounds (economic, racial, ethnic, age and gender) who are in treatment for a major mental illness.


Instructor(s): The Department

Prerequisites: NURS2204; NURS6400; NURS6402; NURS6403; NURS6408; NURS6468

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Last Updated: 05-Sep-14