NURS 240: Mental Health Nursing
-Completion of NURS 112, 113, 117, 122, 134, 135, BIOL 181, 182, ENGL 101, & PSY 101 with a C or better
-Completion with a C or better or concurrent enrollment in NURS 232, 241, BIOL 191, and ENGL 102
-Placement at college level reading
The focus of this course is provision of nursing care to children and adults with alterations in mental health. Orem’s self-care model will be used to apply critical thinking pathways to the individual with acute and chronic mental health problems. Case studies and audiovisuals will be used in the campus laboratory to enhance student learning. Planned faculty-supervised clinical experiences in a variety of community settings in addition to observational experiences will provide students with the opportunity to implement their accrued knowledge and skills with individuals of varying problems and age groups. This is an 8-week course which meets 12 hours for 4 hours credit. (Lec 2 Lab 2) 4 credit hours
Career and Technical Course: This course is a specific requirement for an Associate of Applied Science or certificate program and may not transfer. Please consult with your advisor about transferability.