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NURS 250 - Health of the Mind

3 CR

This course focuses on the idea of “health of the mind” as it relates to concepts of behavioral health, health promotion, social determinants of health, and population health within the care of individuals and families in their environments. Students gain confidence in articulating nursing priorities, developing clinical reasoning and judgment, and reflective practice. 

Prerequisite(s): NURS 124  with a grade of C or better, and NURS 125  with credit.

Course Outcomes
  • Examine individual and environmental factors that influence behavioral and mental health and illness.  
  • Apply principles of safe and effective medication reconciliation to assess the client for actual or potential side effects, interactions, and adverse effects of psychotropic medications.   
  • Use culturally appropriate and evidence-based behavioral interventions in response to an individual’s impaired mental status across the range of Behavioral Health disorders.  
  • Use and promote concepts of relationship development and therapeutic communication.  

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