Apr 12, 2024  
Fitchburg State University 2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
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NURS 3200 - Core Concepts of Mental Health Nursing


5 cr. 9 hr. Day course offered every Semester.

This course reviews mental health nursing concepts for individuals experiencing health alterations. Course content focuses on the etiology and treatment of mental disorders, emphasizing principles of therapeutic communication, and the application of nursing assessment and intervention. Students analyze the influence of culture, perceptions and environment on behavior exhibited by individuals, families and groups related to mental health issues. Clinical experience occurs in acute and community care agencies.

Prerequisite(s): PSY 1200 , NURS 2300 , NURS 2600 , and NURS 2900 , BIOL 1650  and BIOL 2700 NURS 3501  and NURS 3710  for LPN to BS in Nursing students only.



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