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College Catalog 2018-2019 
College Catalog 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NUR 245 Expanded Concepts of Psychosocial Needs: Maladaptive Behavior I

Credits: (1)
This course covers concepts of the nursing process and therapeutic communication with patients experiencing severe mental/emotional disorders likely to be seen in the acute care psychiatric setting: mood disorders and thought disorders. In addition, the course will teach assessments and interventions related to psychiatric emergencies including threatening/assault behavior and suicide. The course will explore professional, ethical and legal issues related to mental-health nursing. Time required for completion of this course is dependent on the individual learner; however, it is expected that students will spend at least 45 hours in study and classroom activity. Prerequisite(s): Matriculation in Nursing.