Geropsychiatric and Mental Health Nursing

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Note: This course is not available for the current semester.

Course No: NURS.5580; Last Offered: Spring 2020;

Course Description

The focus of this course is on the nursing care of older adults with psychiatric and mental health problems. This course promotes a holistic approach to mental health care of older adults within the community and long-term care setting. Nursing implications of psychopharmacology, behavioral, and complementary interventions will be discussed. Community resources for older adults with psychiatric and mental health problems will be explored.

Prerequisites & Notes

  • Prerequisites:
  • Special Notes:
  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3

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