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2020-2021 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NUR 451 - Clinical Practice in Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing


Clinical experiences offer students the opportunity to apply knowledge and skills in the direct care of patients. Helps students gain a greater understanding of mental illnesses and disorders, expand their knowledge of psychotropic medications, develop skills in therapeutic communication, and apply a broad range of therapeutic interventions that can be used in a variety of treatment settings. Students are expected to develop insight into their own preconceptions about mental illness, as well as greater self-awareness of personal responses to patient care situations.

Prerequisites: NUR 450 or concurrently.

Course Typically Offered: Fall & Spring

Credits: 2