May 29, 2023  
2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
2022-2023 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NURS 240 - Mental Health (4)

Prerequisites: ENGL 144 , NURS 215 NURS 225 , NURS 230 , NURS 235  
Corequisite: NURS 220 , NURS 265 , RELP 103  
This course focuses on the application of the nursing process in the provision of primary, secondary, and tertiary prevention and strengthening the patient/client neuropsychological lines of defense and resistance to environmental stressors. The student will provide care for the patient/client experiencing designated stressors affecting the physiological, psychological, socio-cultural, developmental, and spiritual variables across the life span. The student will learn to provide safe nursing care based on evidence that promotes competent care within the acute care and community environments. The course includes three credit hours of theory (45 clock hours) and one credit hour of clinical (45 clock hours). This course meets the requirement for an oral communication course.