NURS 868 – Complex Psychiatric-Mental Health Problems across the Lifespan at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC) is an advanced nursing course integrated into the Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) program.
This course focuses on the in-depth understanding and management of complex psychiatric-mental health problems across the lifespan.
Key components covered in NURS 868 include:
Advanced psychiatric-mental health assessment and diagnostic reasoning
Evidence-based interventions for complex mental health disorders
Pharmacological considerations and management strategies
Psychotherapeutic modalities and counseling techniques for complex cases
Crisis intervention and management of psychiatric emergencies
Ethical considerations in advanced psychiatric-mental health nursing practice
Collaborative care for individuals with complex psychiatric-mental health needs
The course is designed to prepare nursing professionals to address the unique challenges associated with complex psychiatric-mental health problems. Students will engage in theoretical learning as well as practical applications, emphasizing evidence-based practices in advanced psychiatric-mental health nursing.
NURS 868 is suitable for individuals seeking advanced proficiency in psychiatric-mental health nursing, providing a foundation for nursing practitioners to contribute effectively to the well-being of individuals with complex mental health needs across the lifespan.