Sep 23, 2018  
2016-2017 Graduate Catalog 
    
2016-2017 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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NRP 665L Advanced Psychiatric NP Clinical Residency I (3 credits)

Hours: 3 classroom + 20 lab/studio
Prerequisite(s): NRP 664 .
Co-requisite(s): NRP 667 .
Taught: Variable, check with department
This clinical course promotes the beginning development of the role of the advanced PMHNP on the psychiatric treatment team. It will provide for application, in the clinical area, of the essentials of advanced psychiatric nurse practitioner through clinical teaching and supervision. The integration and synthesis of psychopharmacology, assessment, diagnosis, treatment and management of the psychiatric mental health patient of all age groups is the focus of this course. Ethical and legal implications in treatment will be incorporated. Active involvement in skill practice will be facilitated through the preceptor and faculty member. Application of evidenced based knowledge and critical thinking skills will take place in a variety of clinical settings and with all age groups. Time spent with populations will be divided between patients from children, adolescent, adult and geriatric age groups.



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