NURS 352 - Mental Health Nursing
(Prerequisites: CHEM 110-111, BIOL 110-111, BIOL 210, NURS 251; co-requisites: NURS 360, NURS 350)
The focus is on psychological adaptation to dysfunctional health patterns. Emphasis is placed on the nursing process and functional health patterns as a framework for practice. Psychopathology and nursing care of individuals and families experiencing alterations in mental health are explored. Three hours lecture, 15 hours clinical lab/week (for seven weeks) alternate with NURS 350 lab.