N 380F N 380F. Advanced Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing I. 3 Hours.
Studies the theory and evidence bases for diagnosis and management of a variety of common psychiatric and behavioral disorders. Emphasizes diagnostic reasoning, clinical decision-making, and therapeutic strategies appropriate for the role of the family psychiatric and mental health nurse practitioner. Considers the sociocultural and community context for patient care. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Offered on the letter-grade basis only. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in the School of Nursing, and consent of instructor or one of the following: Nursing 392E, 395C, 396C, 396J; concurrent enrollment in Nursing 380G; credit or registration for Nursing 180C.