Nur Care/Clt/Mental Ill (NURE-280)
This course builds upon the foundation of NURE 250 and LPN education. It explores the role of the Professional Registered Nurse as a member of a multidisciplinary health care team in caring for clients with mental illness. Emphasis is placed on mental health education and community resources available to the client and their families. The student will continue to utilize and modify the nursing process and teaching/learning strategies, while refining critical thinking and clinical skills. Clinical experiences are provided in a variety of structured, multicultural, psychiatric/mental health care settings. Other learning experiences will occur in the classroom, with assigned activities in the Learning/ Simulation Center, and the computer laboratory. 3 hours theory, 9 hours clinical per week; 3 credits; 7 week course. Prerequisites: Completion of NURE 260, 270; GPA 2.5.