2018-2019 San Joaquin Delta College Catalog 
    
    Oct 04, 2022  
2018-2019 San Joaquin Delta College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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NURSADN 007 Mental Health and Psychiatric Nursing


Units: 4
Limitations on Enrollment: Admission to the Associate Degree Nursing Program.
This course presents principles of physiological and psychosocial integrity and how the nurse provides care through the Client Needs model. Course content includes mental health concepts and the nursing care of clients with psychiatric disorders. Therapeutic communication techniques, health education to promote a healthy lifestyle are emphasized. A community project in the area of substance abuse prevention and treatment will be completed. This course will incorporate the psychosocial needs and the neuropsychiatric disorders affecting geriatric clients. A community project in the area of substance abuse prevention and treatment will be completed. The student will apply the Nursing Process to develop safe and effective practices that meet client needs. This course includes supervised clinical experiences in skills labs and health care facilities. (CSU)



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