NURS433

Community Mental Health Nursing

(3,6) 5

Theoretical and clinical foundation in mental health nursing. Emphasis is on the use of the therapeutic relationship and communication skills to help clients cope with stressors of life experiences. Nursing, human needs theory and stress adaptation theory are used to help the client achieve optimum level of mental health. Clinical experiences are provided in both the community and in the acute care settings. Prerequisites: HLTH328, 352 and NURS325, 326, 327.