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Mental Health Promotion and Restoration RNSG 2350

4 Credits

Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture - 3 Lab 2 - 0 Lab 3 - 3
Pre-Requisites: RNSG 1350, RNSG 1355, RNSG 1360
Co-Requisite: RNSG 1365, BIOL 2117, BIOL 2117L

This course introduces the student to care for patients across the lifespan with alterations in mental health. The focus is on the nurse-patient therapeutic relationship and behavioral and emotional responses. Emphasis is placed on building the therapeutic relationship, milieu environment, assessment, and psychopharmacology. A project is required in this course which places emphasis on mental illness and variations in mental health. This course includes classroom, and a clinical rotation at an acute care facility and/or a state hospital. This course requires a minimum grade of 70 percent in theory and a minimum grade of 70 percent in the clinical rotation.

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