Jan 18, 2022  
2020-2021 Catalog 
2020-2021 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PSYC 116 - Psychosocial Issues in Healthcare III

1 credits

PSYC 115 

NURS 173 

Examines some determinants of health and illness including social, psychological, environmental, spiritual, and cultural dimensions across the lifespan and within the context of healthcare. This course is presented in a series that builds on the previous course content from introductory concepts to analysis of complex psychosocial health care issues. This course is embedded into the nursing core courses in an integrated format. This is the third course of five.

Theory Hours
1 theory hour.

Course Outcomes
  • Apply the nursing process to individuals exhibiting suicidal behavior
  • Differentiate between general adaptation syndrome and post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Develop a plan of care for patients who are experiencing stress
  • Discuss how stress in the workplace affects the nurse
  • Discuss adaptive coping strategies in the management of stress
  • Identify symptomology and use the information in assessment of clients with various substance-related and addictive disorders
  • Prioritize nursing diagnoses common to clients with substance-related and addictive disorders, and select appropriate nursing interventions for each

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