Mental Health Nursing (NURS 3160)

This course focuses on mental health, mental illness, and addictions in the Canadian context. Psychiatric disorders are discussed with a focus on the applications of the core concepts of relational nursing practice. Examples of these core concepts are: the determinants of health and well-being; therapeutic, interprofessional collaboration with clients and families; cultural competence; safety and humility, and trauma-informed practice. These core concepts will be integrated throughout the course. The College of Registered Nurses of B.C. Practice Standards, and relational inquiry are integrated through case study, problem-based learning, and arts-based approaches to enhance student application of nursing practice related to mental health and illness.
Course code: NURS 3160
Credits: 6.0
Tuition: $0*
Length: 90 hours
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