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2017-2018 Catalog 
    
    Jul 11, 2020  
2017-2018 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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NUR 226 - Behavioral Health Nursing

Prerequisite: NUR 127  and NUR 229   or NUR 195 .
(4 Credits)
This is a hybrid course that assists the student in acquiring the basic knowledge and skills needed to provide care to clients with behavioral health problems. Principles and concepts of behavioral health nursing, therapeutic communication techniques, and use of the nursing process to plan care will be discussed. Clinical practice occurs in a variety of acute and community based settings. In order to progress in the Nursing Program, a grade of 75% or above must be achieved on all exams and a 75% or above must be attained on all course requirements. A grade of 90% or above must be attained on a dosage calculations exam in this course. Laboratory fee required. Total of 45 hours of lecture, 13 hours of simulation exercises, and 41 hours of clinical.



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