NP-855 Psychiatric/Mental Health Theory II

Prerequisites: NP-845. Corequisite: NP-885B. Pass/Fail, audit not available. This course is designed to assist the advanced practice nurse in developing skills, knowledge, values, meanings, and experiences associated with positively influencing the lived health experience of individuals with common psychiatric disorders. Select theories regarding health promotion, intervention, and rehabilitation through individual therapy modalities will provide a foundation for care. Emphasis will be placed on supportive, psychodynamic, interpersonal, and cognitive behavioral therapies.