Course Descriptions and Outlines
The foundation of this course recognizes that mental health and mental illness occurs on a continuum. This course will focus on the therapeutic environment and implementation of the nursing process for clients across the lifespan experiencing mental health problems. Emphasis will be placed on understanding biological and environmental influences on mental health, recognizing clients in need of care, accurate interpretation of client assessment data, health promotion, identification of priority nursing and collaborative interventions to achieve optimal patient outcomes, and evaluation of the plan of care.
Prerequisite(s): Generic Track: ADNG 1100, 1150, 1200, PSYC 2201, CHEM 1100
Prerequisite(s): Step-In Track: ADNG 1300, 1150
Co-requisite(s): ADNG 2100, 2150, BIOL 2256
Credit Breakdown: 2/0/0 (Lecture/Lab/On the job training)