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NURS 501 - Nursing Practice in Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing I


4 Credits
Within an eclectic theoretical framework of selected existential/humanistic, interpersonal and psychoanalytic readings, students analyze the processes of assessing mental health and therapeutic interaction between the psychiatric nurse and the patient. Pertinent aspects of developmental theory, selected psychoanalytic concepts and existential themes are examined as they influence the therapeutic relationship. This course also examines the integration of psychopharmacology in psychotherapy. (180 clinical hours)
Prerequisite(s): NURS 507 - Advanced Physical Assessment , NURS 530 - Neuropsychopharmacology , and NURS 544 - Assessment, Diagnosis and Treatment of Mental Health Conditions  



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