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NURS 6327 - PSYCHIATRIC COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH NURSING I: CLINICAL PRACTICUM I

[3 Credits]
This is the first in a series of courses preparing the student to practice in the role of advanced practice within the scope of professional standards of psychiatric-mental health nursing and the National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists. The student will complete assignments that are designed to allow the student to develop and apply advanced nursing skills under the direction of an advanced practice preceptor. The course focuses on the application of psychotherapeutic skills needed to attain effectiveness in psychiatric and community mental health care of individuals. During this practicum course the student will complete a total of 180 hours in the clinical setting. Prerequisites or Corequisites: NURS 6303 and NURS 6320.