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N 356 N 356. Mental Health Nursing across the Life Span. 3 Hours.

Biological, environmental, cultural, and interpersonal factors predisposing individuals across the life span to mental health problems. The course is organized around the nursing process, as well as multidisciplined therapeutic modalities, that assist the individual and family to adapt, recover, and grow through these problems. Current relevant research, and the sociocultural, legal, and ethical implications of providing nursing care to the mentally ill. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Offered on the letter-grade basis only. Prerequisite: Nursing 224; credit or registration for Human Development and Family Sciences 313 and 113L or Psychology 304 and Nursing 325.