Oct 22, 2018  
2016-2017 Graduate Catalog 
    
2016-2017 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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NRP 667 Professional Issues, Role, Ethics and Law in Psychiatric Advanced Practice (3 credits)

Hours: 3 classroom + 0 lab/studio
Prerequisite(s): NRP 664 .
Co-requisite(s): NRP 668 .
Taught: Summer only
This didactic course will build on the general knowledge obtained in previous Nurse Practitioner programs (role, ethics and law). An interdisciplinary focus of essential topics in role, ethics and law specific for the Family Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner will be the emphasized. Professional role responsibilities, informed consent, ethics in psychiatry, risk assessment and legal considerations in the advanced role in psychiatry will be covered. Client advocacy, case management along with health promotion and disease prevention education will be incorporated. Appropriate cases studies will be utilized to apply concepts introduced in this course.



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