Division: Business and Applied Tech
Department: Allied Health
Course: NURP 2180
Title: Mental Health Across the Lifespan
Description: Students study strategies for promoting mental health and preventing life-long illnesses. Various tasks of the psychiatric nurse are introduced with an emphasis on the dynamics and theories behind basic psychopathological conditions. Students learn the nursing processes required for restoring and rehabilitating patients with psychiatric disorders. A primary goal of this course is to develop essential communication skills in an interdisciplinary environment. To enroll, students must be accepted into the Registered Nursing program. This course is part of a required series preparing students to take the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN).