Psychosocial Nursing Care

Credits: 2

Prerequisite: PRSG 1110 Foundations of Practical Nursing, PRSG 1200 Nursing Care of the Adult Theory I, PRSG 1300 Medication Administration for Practical Nurses, PRSG 1500 Clinical Lab I, and PRSG 1410 Human Development Across the Lifespan

Co-Requisite: none

This course will focus on the understanding of human behavior and assists in developing skills in the care of clients with psychiatric and social/behavioral problems. Students will explore common psychiatric and behavioral disorders as well as promote and maintain the mental health of individuals. Application of pathophysiology, nutrition, and pharmacology concepts are applied to common diseases discussed in the course.

Transfer Curriculum Goal(s): none