NS 859 - Advanced Psychiatric Mental Health Concepts

This final course affords the learner the opportunity to demonstrate professional growth by translating previous course work and clinical experience into increasingly autonomous advanced nursing practice in the psychiatric-mental health setting. The learner will exhibit proficiency in managing the care of increasingly complex psychiatric-mental health clients across the lifespan who have multi-focal health issues. By engaging in insightful analysis of assessment and patient health data, and by formulating differential diagnoses, the learner will conceive holistic and interdisciplinary health care management treatment or therapeutic strategies to manage the multi-focal psychiatric-mental health problems of diverse clients across the lifespan. Caring and its role in safe, high-quality, evidence-based practice is threaded throughout the course.

Semester hours: 3.0

Prerequisites:

  • NS 858 - Complex Psychiatric Mental Health Concepts

Restrictions and Notes:

  • Clinical Hours: 160
  • Note: Requires preceptor & clinical site approval prior to registration.

Last updated: 08/13/2020