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NURS 657. Advanced Practice Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing: Theory and Practice Across the Lifespan. 4 Hours.

Semester course; 4 lecture hours. 4 credits. Prerequisite: NURS 504. Focuses on advanced psychiatric mental health nursing practice by integrating theoretical, clinical and research knowledge related to psychotherapeutic management of acute and chronic mental health problems and psychiatric disorders. Examines knowledge of theories and psychotherapeutic techniques for individuals, families and groups across the lifespan. Analyzes interprofessional practice as applicable to the psychiatric mental health setting.