2020-2021 College Catalog 
    
    Sep 20, 2020  
2020-2021 College Catalog
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NURS 139 - Behavioral Health Nursing


Credit(s): 5
Contact Hours: 9

This course is designed to provide instructional, clinical/lab learning experiences in the provision of evidence-based nursing care to individuals experiencing psychiatric mental health disorders. The lecture portion of this course will emphasize the concepts of mood & affect, stress & coping, advocacy, safety, therapeutic communication and managing care. The clinical and lab components of this course are designed to assist students in integrating critical thinking and decision making throughout the nursing process to improve the care of patients experiencing psychiatric mental health disorders. Officially accepted into the A.D.N. Program and “C” or better in PSYC 201   and NURS 134  . To progress in the program the student must maintain grade of a “C” or better in general education and program courses.



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