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2017-2018 Augusta University Catalog 
2017-2018 Augusta University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NURS 8340 - Theoretical Foundations for Advanced Practice Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Across the Lifespan

This course provides an orientation to the professional and scientific foundations of advanced practice psychiatric nursing across the lifespan. The evolving role of advanced practice psychiatric nurses is placed in the context of the current health care system. Focus is on explanatory models of mental health and psychiatric mental health nursing across the lifespan. The course will emphasize research evidence from genetics, epidemiology, neurosciences, and behavioral sciences underlying mental health promotion and preventive interventions, and evidence-based treatments for psychiatric and substance use conditions. Translation of evidence in advanced practice psychiatric nursing is emphasized.

Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

Credit Hours: 3
Lecture Hours: 3

Repeat Status: No

Program Restrictions: CERM_PNUR-Cert Psyc and Mental Health NP, DNP_DNP-Doctor of Nursing Practice

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