2012-2013 General Catalog 
    
    Feb 25, 2024  
2012-2013 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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RNSG 2261 - Clinical (RN Training) Mental Health Nursing


(2:0:8) RNSG 2261 integrates the principles and concepts of mental health, psychopathology, and treatment modalities as they relate to providing nursing care to patients and their families suffering from mental illnesses. The course is designed to provide the learner with the basic knowledge and skills necessary to function within the four roles of nursing which include: Member of the profession; Provider of patient-centered care; Patient safety advocate; and Member of the health care team. RNSG 2261 is a clinical-based course which applies classroom knowledge acquired in the preceding foundational course (RNSG 2313) in the various psychiatric clinical settings that include inpatient psychiatric care as well as community-based services. Students are active participants and observers of various mental health nursing roles as they apply to patients and families across the life span. Students in the psychiatric settings are under the direct supervision of faculty members who are experienced in the specialty of mental health nursing. Semester Hours: 2 Lecture Hours: 0 Lab Hours: 8



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