Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Practicum I

Course Type: 
NUR
Code: 
7611
Level: 
Graduate
Credit Hours: 
7
Schedule Type: 
Lecture
Description: 

The focus is on comprehensive symptom assessment and diagnostic reasoning in the management of individuals and families with acute and chronic alterations in psychiatric/mental health status across the lifespan. Health promotion, health behaviors, and disease prevention strategies are emphasized with respect to epidemiology, risks, and growth and development. Therapeutic communication, ethics, and cultural competency are emphasized. Advanced practice role development is incorporated.

Prerequisites: 

Graduate level NUR 7001 Minimum Grade of C and Graduate level NUR 7003 Minimum Grade of C and Graduate level NUR 7005 Minimum Grade of C and Graduate level NUR 7102 Minimum Grade of C and Graduate level NUR 7103 Minimum Grade of C and Graduate level NUR 7104 Minimum Grade of C and Graduate level NUR 7105 Minimum Grade of C

Restrictions: 
Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional. Must be enrolled in one of the following Colleges: College of Nursing & Health.