MSN Psychology Courses - NRSG 660-669

NRSG 662 Counseling Models in Advanced Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing
Application of counseling frameworks in the care of individuals, families, groups, and communities representing diversity in culture, lifestyle, and values. Emphasizes the counseling role of the psychiatric mental health advanced practice nurse (PMHAPN) as well as the concepts underlying nursing's practice of the counseling role, including ethical and legal considerations. Lab focus on the development of individual and group counseling skills for advanced nursing practice.

PREREQUISITE COURSES: None
CREDIT ALLOCATION: 2 - 3 credits (2 didactic/0 - 1 lab)


NRSG 663 Advanced Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing with Adults
The advanced nursing role in assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and management of psychiatric mental health problems in adulthood at the individual, family, and community levels.  

PREREQUISITE COURSES: NRSG 662
PREREQUISITE or COREQUISITE COURSES: NRSG 606, NRSG 665 or permission of instructor
CREDIT ALLOCATION: 2 or 4 credits (2 didactic/0 or 2 lab)


NRSG 664 Advanced Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing with Children and Adolescents
The advanced nursing role in assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and management of psychiatric mental health problems in childhood and adolescence at the individual, family, and community levels.

PREREQUISITE COURSES: NRSG 662
PREREQUISITE OR CO-REQUISITE COURSES: NRSG 606, NRSG 665 or permission of instructor
CREDIT ALLOCATION: 2 or 4 credits (2 didactic/0 or 2 lab)


NRSG 665 Neuroscience of Psychopharmacology for Advanced Practice Nursing
Emphasis on knowledge of neuroanatomy, neuroregulation, psychopharmacological management of psychiatric problems and promotion of well-being across the lifespan.  

PREREQUISITE OR CO-REQUISITE COURSES: NRSG 662 or permission of instructor
CREDIT ALLOCATION: 2 didactic credits


NRSG 667 Advanced Integrated Primary Health Care and Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing
Didactic content addresses nursing practice issues and health care policies affecting delivery of primary and mental health care. Practicum component integrates the knowledge and skills from primary care and psychiatric mental health care while managing patients with both primary care and mental health problems.  

PREREQUISITE COURSES: NRSG 638 and NRSG 664 or permission of instructor
CREDIT ALLOCATION: 5 credits (1 didactic/4 lab)


NRSG 668 Practicum in Advanced Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing
Development of additional clinical skills, including advanced nursing judgment, decision-making skills, and leadership. Specific learning objectives and setting(s) determined in consultation with faculty.

PREREQUISITE COURSES: NRSG 606, NRSG 662, NRSG 663, NRSG 664, and NRSG 665 or permission of instructor
CREDIT ALLOCATION: 1 - 8 credits: 1 - 8 lab


NRSG 669 Special Topics in Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing
Opportunity to explore selected topics or clinical problems related to advanced practice in psychiatric mental health nursing in depth. Either independent study involving readings developed in consultation with instructor, or seminar for which topics will vary depending upon the interests of students and faculty.

PREREQUISITE COURSES: Permission of instructor
CREDIT ALLOCATION: 1 - 6 credits


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