NURS 230Z Mental Health Nursing Clinical • 3 Cr.
Class title change starting Summer 2013
Mental Health Nursing Clinical • 4 Cr.
Clinical component for NURS 230X. Students gain experience in a mental health acute care and outpatient facilities, correlating theory instruction and implementing nursing process. Prerequisite: NURS 114X and NURS 113Z.
After completing this class, students should be able to:1. Demonstrate professional boundries while providing care for selected clients in a behavioral health environment. 2. Demonstrate therapeutic communications when working with clients with various mental illness. 3. Demonstrate mental health assessment skills learned during the N230X. 4. Adapt client care to ensure compliance in diverse health care settings by adhering to agency policies and/or procedures in the management and delivery of care of clients in a mental health setting. 5. Participate in and support constructive interaction with other members of the health care team in both inpatient and outpatient mental health settings.