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N300 Mental Health

In this course, students utilize the nursing process to provide behavioral health care in community and acute inpatient settings for individuals, families, and community groups. Emphasis is placed on primary, secondary, and tertiary levels of behavioral health care, including pharmacotherapy and nursing interventions for clients in crisis and clients with serious and persistent mental illness. Concepts including therapeutic communication, interdisciplinary collaboration, client-centered coping-skills, and affective skills of critical thinking are integrated with biopsychosocial, spiritual, and cultural aspects of behavioral health nursing practice. Florida Course Numbering System Equivalent: NUR 4535  **Textbook is available in the classroom**






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