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2007-2009 Catalog 
2007-2009 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ADNR 1254 - Nursing Care of the Behavioral Health Client

Credits: 3
Applies the nursing process to culturally diverse clients/families at risk for mental health and behavioral aberrations. Communication and group processes are utilized for teaching/learning experiences in a multidisciplinary milieu. Critical thinking, holistic caring, and clinical decision-making are employed in addressing alterations of functional health patterns with emphases on health perception-health management, cognitive-perception, self perception-self concept, coping-stress tolerance, role-relationship, and value belief.Clinicals include experiences within the community setting.Prereq: ADNR 1183, PSYC 1101, 1130, admission to ADN program, and completion of prior nursing courses.1.5 lecture hours 4.5 lab hours $