Academic Calendar 2017/2018 - Concepts in Mental Health Nursing
NSGD 2007 Concepts in Mental Health Nursing
Prerequisites:Enrolment in the RPN to BScN Blended Learning Program, BIOL 1011, ACAD 1601, NSGD 2047, NSGD 2016, NSGD 2106 and NSGD 2107
Hours:Twelve weeks of online instruction for one term.
Description:This course provides an overview of the theory and practice of effective communication, with emphasis on cultural and therapeutic relationships. Students will cultivate skills in the use of empathy, assertiveness, and conflict resolution. Students will review assessment of individuals with mental health concerns and strategies for intervening to assist these persons to meet their goals.