Course Description for Psychiatric and Rehabilitative Nursing Concepts and Practice
Psychiatric and Rehabilitative Nursing Concepts and Practice
Prerequisite: NUR 3118L, NUR 3026L, NUR 3065L
Co-requsite: NUR 3027L, NUR 3128
Description: This course includes information on factors that affect the optimal health and well being of vulnerable individuals, families, and communities. The focus is on the use of the nursing process in collaborative partnerships with individuals with physical or mental illness, disease, or disability. Emphasis is on professional nursing roles and responsibilities in designing and managing care for individuals with psychiatric and chronic conditions in a variety of environments of care. The learner will participate in clinical activities as a provider of direct and indirect culturally sensitive, evidence-based nursing care.