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2020-2021 Catalog
NGR 6510C: Diagnosis and Management of Psychiatric Conditions: Acute and Chronic Management of Older Adults

Course Description for Diagnosis and Management of Psychiatric Conditions: Acute and Chronic Management of Older Adults

NGR6510C: Diagnosis and Management of Psychiatric Conditions: Acute and Chronic Management of Older Adults
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Co-requisite: NGR 6673, NGR 7871, and MHS 6070
Description: This combined didactic and clinical course is guided and supervised by clinical and faculty preceptors with the focus on advanced practice psychiatric mental health care of older adults. Students gain critical thinking skills demonstrating advanced practice psychiatric assessment, use of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders and applying evidence based psycho-therapeutic modalities for older adults. Advanced practice psychiatric mental health NP student will apply the PMHNP role while integrating health promotion, prevention and differential diagnosis for diverse older adult populations.
Availability: One semester per year