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NURS 223 Syllabus

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NURS 223:Mental Health Nursing


Credit Hours: 2
Lecture hours per week: 2
Lab hours per week: 0

Prerequisite(s): NURS 200 , NURS 201 , NURS 202 , NURS 203, NURS 205  NURS 210 , NURS 211 , NURS 212 , NURS 213 , and NURS 214  
Corequisite(s): NURS 220 , NURS 221 , NURS 222 , NURS 224 , NURS 225 , and NURS 226  
In this course students are introduced to the theoretical foundations of mental health nursing. Course content focuses on commonly diagnosed mental disorders, treatment modalities, pharmacological interventions, and therapeutic communication skills. The role of the professional nurse in the provision of diverse, culturally sensitive, age appropriate and evidenced based care while utilizing the nursing process will be stressed. Enrollment in the 200 Level of Nursing (NURS) courses is limited to those student who have been selected and admitted to the program. Program courses are sequenced by semester and must be taken as a group each semester per program requirements and policies.



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