Associate Degree Program. Course Basics Description, Outcomes, Activities. Course Information. Course: Nursing Concepts in Mental Health Course #: NRS 211 Credits: 7 (Theory – 4, Clinical – 3 ) ADN Credits: 6 (Theory – 4, Clinical – 2 ) LPN to ADN Contact Hours: 44 + 90 ADN
Description, Outcomes, Activities
The role of the two year professional nursing student in the care and treatment of common clinical mental health conditions and disorders is the focus of this course and this clinical course. The nursing approach is on understanding psychopathology and emphasizes caring through the application of appropriate communication venues. Ethical and legal issues are analyzed as they pertain to mental illness and psychosocial implications.
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