NS-663 Biobehavioral Principles and Theories

Prerequisites: NS-660, NS-665. Course letter grade and Pass/Fail for clinical component. This course explores a variety of theoretical positions that support holistic nursing practice. The interrelationship of body-mind-spirit in achievement of mental health is examined from historical, psychosociospiritual, and biobehavioral perspectives. The clinical component provides the opportunity to apply theory to practice in selected patient care settings.