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NURS 714 - Advanced Family Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing I


6 Credits
Explores the role of the Family Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner in diagnosis and management of common mental illnesses in psychiatric practice with a variety of patient population groups across the lifespan. Health promotion and treatment strategies are evaluated through an examination of evidence-based practice. Select psychiatric disorders are studied. Includes the impact of physical illness on mental health. Students will use critical thinking processes required for development of differential diagnosis and treatment plans. We will also explore psychotherapeutic techniques focusing on the individual. The course includes 180 hours of clinical practicum with an approved preceptor.



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