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NURE 280 - Nursing Care of the Client with Mental Illness


This course builds upon the foundation of NURE 250  and LPN education. It explores the role of the Professional Registered Nurse as a member of a multidisciplinary health care team in caring for clients with mental illness. Emphasis is placed on mental health education and community resources available to the client and their families. The student will continue to utilize and modify the nursing process and teaching/learning strategies, while refining critical thinking and clinical skills. Clinical experiences are provided in a variety of structured, multicultural, psychiatric/mental health care settings. Other learning experiences will occur in the classroom, with assigned activities in the Learning/Simulation Center, and the computer laboratory.
Prerequisites: Completion of NURE 260 , NURE 270 , NREL 260 , NREL 270 , and GPA 2.5
Co-requisite: NREL 280  
7-week course. 3 hours theory, 9 hours clinical per week
3 credit hours