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Prerequisites: NURS 4050, NURS 4015, NURS 4025, NURS 4215, NURS 4225 and previous completion or concurrent enrollment in NURS 4315. Instructor's consent.
This clinical course focuses on the nursing assessment and clinical management of individuals with acute and chronic mental illness. Students integrate principles of pathophysiology, psychopharmacology, and therapeutic relationship skills in caring for clients and their families. Cultural, ethical and legal dimensions are addressed in the delivery of nursing care. The nurse-client relationship is emphasized.