Catalog

NURS 320 - Community and Mental Health Nursing (4)

(4) Prerequisites: NURS 270, NURS 271, NURS 272, NURS 275, and RHET 220, or RHET 131, or RHET 250. Corequisites: NURS 321, NURS 322, and NURS 325. Focus on health care delivery to vulnerable populations. The emphasis is on the patient-centered care of individuals, groups, and aggregates in community and psychiatric settings. Students analyze nursing care appropriate for the persons experiencing physiological problems and/or severe and persistent mental illness. Research and epidemiological data are used to guide the classroom discussion to facilitate student learning and clinical problem solving.