NURS 462

Clinical Practicum for Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing

College of Nursing

Course Description

Clinical practicum in the nursing care for clients with complex psychiatric disorders.

When Taught

Fall and Winter

Min

2

Fixed

2

Fixed

0

Fixed

0.5

Other Prerequisites

Courses in Nursing Semester 4.

Note

4 12-hour clinical shifts per semester (48 hours); 4 hours clinical prep per semester; 16.5 hours on self-directed activities and virtual simulations; and15.5 hours in-person, high-fidelity simulation and assignments per semester

Title

Communication and collaboration

Learning Outcome

Demonstrate effective communication skills and strategies with individuals, groups and other healthcare professionals while providing gospel and recovery-oriented care to clients in clinical and simulation settings.

Title

Nursing knowledge application

Learning Outcome

Complete a mental status exam, psychosocial assessment and develop evidence-based nursing interventions for psychiatric disorders in clinical and simulation settings.

Title

Providing quality care

Learning Outcome

Demonstrate effective holistic care for those who suffer with mental illness through exemplifying nursing values, exploring your own feelings, strengths, gifts and spirituality.