NURS 597. Psychiatric Mental Health Practicum I. 2 Hours.

Semester course; 2 clinical hours (120 clinical contact hours). 2 credits (2 credits clinical). Prerequisite: NURS 521 or permission of instructor. This course focuses on the diagnosis and management of individuals with psychiatric disorders across the lifespan through faculty-supervised clinical experiences with a preceptor. The course provides opportunities to perform comprehensive psychiatric evaluations and ongoing psychiatric care. Graded as pass/fail.