Graduate Catalog 2016-2017

NRSG 7100 Fdtn for Psychiatric Nursing

This course explores the basic biophychosocial theories and frameworks as well as the holistic, research-based approaches for assessing, diagnosing, and treating mental health problems and psychiatric disorders of individuals across the life span. Students apply different treatment modalities and selected approaches to case study materials and evaluate its utility to specific client populations. Students will utilize case students in role plays and simulations of diagnostic interviews and formulation of differential diagnoses and intial treatment plans.