NURS 2120 Mental Health Nursing
(3-0-3) 4 Credits UT
The course focuses on patients experiencing mental health problems. The principal focus of the course is on the utilization of the nursing process with patients in mental health settings. Emphasis is given to the use of techniques of communication which are appropriate for one to one psychotherapeutic nurse-patient relationships. The concepts of basic human needs, developmental process along with patient safety are included. Correlation of course content and patient care will be provided in mental health units in both inpatient and outpatient settings.
Pre-requisite(s): NURS 1100 , BIOL 2032 /BIOL 2033 , PSYC 2080 , ENGL 1020 with grades of “C” or better
Concurrency: None Co-requisite(s): None
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