NURS 521. Psychiatric Disorders Across the Lifespan. 4 Hours.

Semester course; 3.5 lecture and 20 laboratory hours. 4 credits (3.5 credits lecture and .5 credits laboratory). Prerequisites: NURS 504, NURS 511, NURS 512 or permission of instructor. This course explores the role and scope of the advanced practice psychiatric mental health nurse, the psychiatric diagnostic reasoning process, psychiatric case formulation and treatment planning. Laboratory experiences will accompany didactic content.