NUR 211 Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing

4 Credit Hours • 105 Contact Hours (15 Lecture, 30 Lab, 60 Clinical)

Prerequisite: Permission of program director. Successful completion of preceding nursing program course work

Corequisite: NUR 206, NUR 212

Develops concepts of psychosocial integrity and emphasizes the function and responsibility of nursing in promoting and maintaining mental health of individuals and families. This course emphasizes communication and caring through the application of the therapeutic relationship and nursing process in the care and treatment of common psychiatric clinical conditions/disorders.