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NURS 7437 Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nursing Across the Life Span I (Fall: 6 )

Course Description

In this combined didactic and clinical course, students learn to conduct mental health evaluations, to formulate psychiatric and nursing diagnoses, and to plan and implement short-term/initial treatment, case management, referral plans, and client services for adults, children, and families. Clinical placements (20 hours/week) are individualized to match students' interests in a variety of psychiatric-mental health (PMH) settings including mental health outpatient services and forensic practice settings. Faculty and agency preceptors assist students to develop essential evaluation and diagnostic skills and to provide individualized, culturally sensitive nursing care and clinical services to diverse client populations.


Prerequisites: NURS7430. NURS 7430; NURS 7420; NURS 7672.

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Last Updated: 30-Apr-18