2012-2013 General Catalog 
    
    Feb 29, 2024  
2012-2013 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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RNSG 2313 - Mental Health Nursing


(3:3:1) RNSG 2313 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 2313 is a foundational course which utilizes classroom instruction, active learning, and role-play as tools to educate the student about nursing roles as they apply to patients/families across the life span and to persons who are receiving care as inpatients in psychiatric facilities as well as in various community settings. Semester Hours: 3 Lecture Hours: 3 Lab Hours: 1 Pre-requisite: RNSG 1513, RNSG 1105, RNSG 1144, RNSG 1115 and RNSG 1160 with a grade of “C” or better. Note: This course presents principles and concepts of mental health, psychopathology, and treatment modalities related to the nursing care of clients and their families. This course lends itself to a blocked approach.



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