Jun 18, 2024  
2022-2023 Graduate Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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NURS 6121 - Mental Health in Primary Care and Community: Theory

3 credit hours
Addresses the promotion of mental health, diagnosis, and age appropriate treatment of common, uncomplicated mental disorders and the ongoing management of patients with stabilized psychiatric disorders in primary care and the community. The complex interactions of mental and physical health, and bidirectional influences of medical and psychiatric treatment and prognosis, are considered. An ecological model and social determinants of health are examined as factors influencing the development of mental disorders and treatment effectiveness. Emphasis is placed on holistic assessment, early detection, disease prevention, health promotion, and collaborative, integrated approaches to treatment planning and referral processes. Registration restrictions may be bypassed by the department with permission of instructor.

Registration Restriction(s): Graduate Nursing Program



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