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TCC Catalog 2016-17 
TCC Catalog 2016-17 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NUR1520C Mental Health Nursing

3 credit hour(s)
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This course assists the student to acquire the knowledge and develop the skills necessary to implement nursing care for patients throughout the mental health-mental illness continuum. The student will be provided the opportunity to evaluate the role of society and culture in mental health care, including current challenges in care such as violence, homelessness, access to care and HIV/AIDS. Clinical experiences provide the student with the opportunity to synthesize and integrate classroom learning into the nursing care of selected patients in acute care and community-based psychiatric settings. The clinical experience also enables the student to develop the role of professional member of the interdisciplinary health team. Contact: Lecture 30 hours; Clinical 45 hours. Does not count toward A.A. degree.