Courses

Dept Subject Number Credits Course Name
HCS NUR 1060 2.5 Nursing Care of Clients with Psychiatric Mental Health Problems

This course is designed to teach basic psychiatric mental health nursing concepts and their application to clinical practice. Classroom learning is focused on developmental, psychological, and biological theories in order to enhance understanding of psychiatric illness. Major psychiatric illnesses throughout the lifespan as well as contemporary methods of treatment are addressed. Emphasis is placed on understanding the unique contributions of social and cultural factors to mental health.

Dept Subject Number Credits Course Name
HCS NUR 1060C 2.5 Nursing Care Of Clients With Psychiatric Mental Health Problems Clinical

This course focuses on nursing practice of health promotion and restoration in individuals with mental health problems. Application of theoretical concepts and nursing interventions is the focus of the clinical experience in acute, chronic, and community mental health settings. Emphasis is placed on understanding the unique contributions of social and cultural factors in the development of treatment plans for clients experiencing psychiatric problems.