NURS 305: Psychiatric Nursing

Semester Hours 5.0

Psychiatric-mental health nursing requires a wide range of nursing, psychosocial, and neurobiological expertise. Psychiatric-mental health nurses promote well-being through prevention and education, in addition to the assessment, diagnosis, care, and treatment of mental health and substance use disorders. Students will focus on the integration professional mental health roles for the nurse through the constructs of caring, communication skills, and in management of the therapeutic milieu.  This course has didactic and clinical components.


BIOL 120, 121; NURS 203,204.


Three lecture hours and two lab/clinical hours.