NR 637 Psychiatric and Mental Health NP IV 2 Cr.
A continuation of Psychiatric and Mental Health NP III, this course examines the Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) role in health promotion, disease prevention, diagnosis and management in psychiatric practice with diverse populations across the lifespan. Physiologic systems and psychiatric disorders are examined. Emphasis is placed on differentiating signs and symptoms for diagnosis and treatment and examines the effect of the illness on the family. COURSE UNDER CONSTRUCTION; AWAITING APPROVAL BY UNIVERSITY CURRICULUM COMMITTEE.