NURS4025-C1 Nursing Care-Psychiatric Clien    (Spring 2013)

Course Details
Course Description
About The Instructor
Course Details
This course satisfies part of the Communication Skills graduation requirement. Students who schedule NURS4025 should also schedule a section of NURS0425 sections A through E.

This section is Communication Skills intensive. Communication Skills I-V must be completed before taking this course.

Program Requirements

Session, Dates: 3 (01/14/2013 - 03/08/2013)

Days: W F

Time: 08:00 - 10:50 am

Location: Moon Campus

Room: Hale Center 209

Seats Available: 6 Seats

Credits: 5

Course Description

TThis course focuses on the nursing care of clients with mental health problems. Classroom learning provides an introduction to developmental, psychological, and biological theories in order to enhance understanding regarding the various etiologies of mental illness. Major psychiatric illnesses that are seen throughout the lifespan as well as treatment options available are addressed. In the clinical setting, students apply classroom knowledge utilizing the nursing process through assessment, identification of nursing diagnoses, as well as implementation of a plan of care to promote optimal functioning of the client with mental illness. (3 lecture, 2 lab)

Prerequisites: COSK2220 and NURS3020

About The Instructor

Janene L. Szpak, D.N.P., PMHNP-BC, RN
Assistant Professor of Nursing
 Nursing

szpak@rmu.edu
412-397-5246 phone
412-397-3277 fax
John Jay 223

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