NURS 598. Managing Psychiatric Disorders in Special and Vulnerable Populations. 2 Hours.

Semester course; 2 lecture hours. 2 credits (2 credits lecture). Prerequisite: NURS 522, NURS 597 or permission of instructor. This course deepens students’ knowledge of the diagnosis and treatment of psychiatric disorders in special and vulnerable patient populations, such as children and adolescents; older adults; individuals with chronic illness, substance use disorders and/or personality disorders; individuals within the criminal justice system; refugees; LGBT+ populations; and military populations. Students will be challenged to confront their own biases and values as related to psychiatric practice.