The theory content of this course introduces the nursing student to function in the role of the associate degree Registered Nurse in providing nursing care in mental health care settings to adults experiencing emotional health care needs. Growth and developmental concepts are further discussed with emphasis on the adolescent. The nursing process, therapeutic communication and collaboration skills, use of technology, teaching-learning, and legal/ethical principles of nursing practice are continued. The clinical component of this course utilizes mental health care settings to provide nursing care to adult patients. Two hours class, three hours clinical. Lab fee required. Prerequisite: NUR 20404 or NUR 11212 with a grade of “C” or better in theory and a “satisfactory” designation for clinical performance and successful completion of COM 11103 and ENG 11103.
Note: Hybrid students only, summer
Offered Fall for Semester hours.