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NURS2466 – Mental Health Nursing pdf

Credits: 2 (2/0/0)
Description: This course focuses on the concepts and theories of mental health, mental illness and psycho-pharmacology. Emphasis is placed on relationship-centered care, teamwork, quality and safety for diverse patient populations with psychiatric disorders.
Prerequisites: NURS2437
Corequisites: (None)
Competencies:
  1. Analyze concepts of mental health nursing to include the foundation of practice, pharmacological theory and psychosocial nursing tools.
  2. Compare care for diverse community populations integrating the concepts of pathophysiology, pharmacology, safety and evidence-based nursing practice.
  3. Differentiate nursing care for diverse patients with anxiety and mood disorders, integrating the concepts of pathophysiology, pharmacology, safety and evidence-based nursing practice.
  4. Differentiate nursing care for diverse patients with psycho-biological disorders integrating the concepts of pathophysiology, pharmacy, safety and evidence-based nursing practice.
  5. Differentiate nursing care for diverse patients with thought process disorders, integrating the concepts of pathophysiology, pharmacology, safety and evidence-based nursing practice.
  6. Differentiate nursing care for diverse patients with psychological trauma, integrating the concepts of pathophysiology, pharmacology, safety and evidence-based nursing practice.
MnTC goal areas: (N/A)

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