Course_reader_127_S_ - 1 School of Nursing NURS 127A Table of Contents Item Course Overview Sections locations instructors Calendar Weekly

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SAN JOSE STATE UNIVERSITY School of Nursing NURS 127A - Nursing Theory V-A - 2 units COURSE DESCRIPTION Concepts for nursing in psychiatric-mental health settings with clients from culturally diverse backgrounds. Systems approach integrates psychiatric/mental health nursing care for individuals, families and communities with complex health problems. PREREQUISITE Completion of Semester 6. COURSE OBJECTIVES Upon completion of this course, the student will: 1. review research findings from nursing and other disciplines related to psychiatric- mental health nursing; 2. recognize therapeutic nursing interventions that are safe and culturally sensitive for psychiatric-mental health clients and aggregates; 3. select communication skills that promote positive outcomes and understanding with at-risk psychiatric-mental health groups, aggregates, families, and multidisciplinary health team members; 4. indicate community focused nursing actions for psychiatric-mental health clients and groups through health promotion, health education, and disease prevention activities; 5. describe community resources for collaboration with appropriate interdisciplinary team members to provide care for psychiatric-mental health clients and aggregates; 6. express strategies for collaboration with individuals, families, and community groups to plan and implement positive psychiatric-mental health behaviors; 7. identify therapeutic nursing interventions for ethnically diverse psychiatric-mental health clients and populations; 8. discuss leadership activities that include advocacy, case management, outcome evaluation, and cost effective strategies in psychiatric-mental health nursing; 9. locate information technology to improve care for psychiatric-mental health clients and at risk populations; and 10. explain responsibility for maintaining professional standards and for identifying and reporting illegal and unethical behaviors in psychiatric-mental health nursing. NURS 127A course description revised January/09 2
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COURSE REQUIREMENTS 1. Completion of assigned readings. 2. Completion of two 63 point examinations. 3. Completion of a 64 point cumulative exam. 4. Completion of a Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing Standardized Achievement exam during the week of the finals . Campus Policy in compliance with the American Disabilities Act “If you need course adaptations or accommodations because of a disability, or if you need to make special arrangements in case the building must be evacuated, please make an appointment with me as soon as possible, or see me during office hours. Presidential Directive 97-03 requires that students with disabilities requesting
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