NS 843 - Behavioral Health Care for Practitioners

This course examines key mental health concepts and strategies for Primary Care Nurse Practitioners in various healthcare settings serving diverse populations across the life span. The course provides a theoretical basis for understanding the neurological underpinnings of common mental illnesses. There is an emphasis on understanding the neuroscience behind common psychopharmacological treatments which aids in the selection of appropriate evidence based treatments for patients.

Semester hours: 2.0

Prerequisites:

  • NS 832 - Primary Health Care I

Restrictions and Notes:

  • Clinical hours: None

Last updated: 03/12/2019