2018-2019 San Joaquin Delta College Catalog 
    
    Feb 27, 2024  
2018-2019 San Joaquin Delta College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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NURSPT 040L Psychiatric Nursing I Lab


Units: 3
Prerequisites: NURSPT-010 Foundations of Nursing with a grade of “C” or better.
Corequisites: Corequisites: NURSPT-040 Psychiatric Nursing I.
This course is designed to prepare the student to provide care to mentally ill clients in acute and chronic psychiatric settings, through the Client Needs model. Emphasis is placed on ethics and legal issues, history of mental health and illness, treatment modalities, DSM IV & V, group dynamics/group process, therapeutic relationships, communication and interviewing skills, documentation, assertiveness, client education, dissociative disorders, psychiatric illness associated with childhood and adolescence, social psychology, and prevention & management of assaultive behavior. 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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