NURS 727 – Homework help & Answers

NURS 727 is a graduate-level course that introduces students to the advanced practice psychiatric-mental health (APPMH) nurse role and the diagnostic process in psychiatric-mental health nursing. Students will learn about the DSM-5, the biopsychosocial model of mental illness, and the APPMH nurse’s role in conducting comprehensive diagnostic assessments.

They will also learn about various diagnostic tools and instruments, and how to use these tools to gather data and develop differential diagnoses.

Course Objectives:

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Apply the DSM-5 criteria to diagnose psychiatric-mental health disorders across the lifespan.
  • Utilize a biopsychosocial model to understand and assess psychiatric-mental health disorders.
  • Conduct comprehensive diagnostic assessments of psychiatric-mental health clients.
  • Select and use appropriate diagnostic tools and instruments.
  • Develop differential diagnoses based on assessment findings.



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NURS 727 is open to graduate students in the School of Nursing who have completed the following prerequisites:

  • NURS 604: Advanced Pathophysiology
  • NURS 606: Advanced Pharmacology
  • NURS 612: Advanced Health Assessment
  • NURS 715: Pathophysiology for Advanced Nursing Practice

Who Should Take This Course?

NURS 727 is a good choice for students who are interested in pursuing a career in APPMH nursing. The course is also a good choice for students who want to learn more about the diagnostic process in psychiatric-mental health nursing and how to apply this knowledge to patient care.

How to Enroll

To enroll in NURS 727, students must complete the following steps:

  1. Submit an application to the UNC School of Nursing Graduate Program.
  2. Meet with the Graduate Program Director to discuss their academic and professional goals.
  3. Complete the required prerequisites.
  4. Register for the course through the UNC Student Information System.

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