3 Credits, 9 Contacts

The focus of this course is to provide students with knowledge and skills related to the individual with emotional and/or mental health needs. The course will attempt to help the student identify aberrations in personality and behavior as well as techniques or methods available in the community to restore mental health. The clinical experience will utilize available community resources and support the student to develop therapeutic communication and interaction techniques.

Prerequisite: All nursing and non-nursing courses required at Level I of the Nursing Program