NRSG-220 Care of Mental/Behavioral Health Patient

Credits 4 / 2 Contact Hours
Pre-requisite: Division signature required. Placement into ENGL-100  (ACSR-100) or successful completion of RDNG-030  or ENGL-100  or a minimum score of 20 on the reading portion of the ACT. Successful completion of NRSG-120 , NRSG-121 , NRSG-130  and PSYC-281 ; all with a 2.0 or higher grade. Note: Students must provide student uniform and stethoscope. Corequisite: Student must enroll in one section of NRSG-220C  
This course explores the wellness-illness continuum as it relates to mental and behavioral health. Emphasis will be placed on care of the patient with mental and behavioral health alterations therapeutic approaches to care and use of the nursing process in restoring mental and behavioral health. The clinical component of the course will take place in acute and community mental and behavioral health facilities.

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