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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 AND experience as a nursing assistant as guided by the generic ADN application packet if generic student OR LPN if advanced standing student AND current American Heart Association Basic Life Support AND current, clear Minnesota Department of Health criminal background check AND current, clear national background check AND up-to-date immunizations and health form.
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. Diffetentiate 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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