Mar 02, 2024  
2019-2020 APU Catalog 
    
2019-2020 APU Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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NUR 26000 - Culturally Safe Mental and Behavioral Health Nursing Practice


(3) This course focuses on the concepts of: utilizing basic human needs, developmental theory, nursing process, therapeutic communication, and nursing interventions to promote and maintain health for clients and families experiencing mental health issues. The student will examine client response to stressors across the lifespan. Tasks of biological-behavioral concepts in psychosocial nursing care, rural and cultural impacts will be addressed. It includes a clinical that applies the knowledge of psychiatric and mental health nursing. Students will have mental health focused clinical experiences in a variety of settings across the lifespan. Prerequisite: Admission to the ADN Program. Offered: Spring.



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