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NUR 255: Mental Health Nursing

In this course, students use the nursing process to understand basic mental health nursing care for selected individuals in the hospital and community. The central focus is to help the student become more sensitive to human behavior and to act in a therapeutic manner. Disturbed patterns of coping, prevention of mental illness, and maintenance and restoration of mental health are discussed. This course builds upon knowledge gained in prerequisite courses.

Level I Prereq: Academic Reading and Writing Levels of 6; NUR 123 and NUR 131, minimum grade "C+"; NUR 124 and NUR 132, with grade "P"

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