Sep 19, 2020  
Catalog/Bulletin 2015-2016 
    
Catalog/Bulletin 2015-2016 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NURS 6320 - PSYCHIATRIC COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH NURSING I

[4 Credits]
This is the first in a series of courses that prepare students for the role of advanced practice psychiatric community health nursing within the scope of professional standards and the core values of Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center School of Nursing. The course examines historical influences, conceptual models and theories, and evidence-based research in the area of advanced practice psychiatric nursing as it relates to the advanced practice care of individual clients. Course content emphasizes psychotherapy, interviewing communication skills and competencies. The course includes classroom and field experiences. Prerequisite: NURS 6303 Corequisite: NURS 6327.