This course is designed to familiarize students with fundamental concepts in nursing care of patients with selected psychiatric-mental health disorders. There is emphasis on nursing process and foundations of evidence-based clinical decision in providing developmentally appropriate, culturally sensitive care in a variety of health care delivery settings. Concepts from Self Care Deficient Theory will be examined for relevance to the care of psychiatric patients. Prerequisite: All nursing courses except NUR 206/207, Co-requisite: NUR 206, NUR 207.
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