January 2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Aug 15, 2020  
January 2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NM 230 - Psychiatric Nursing: Contemporary Practice


This course will address mental health issues within a holistic nursing context. Specific content will include historical and stereotypical views of psychiatric nursing care, biological versus behavioral approaches, therapeutic versus non-therapeutic communication, and the role of self-esteem. Evaluation of specific psychiatric disorders and nursing interventions appropriate to these disorders will be reviewed. 4.00 semester credit hours Contact Hours: 90.00 Prerequisite: NM 122 Introduction to Professional Nursing  and NM 222 Clinical Nursing I . Corequisite: None.