May 17, 2022  
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PSYC 214 - Psychosocial Issues in Healthcare IV


1 credits

Prerequisites
Completion of PSYC 116 

Corequisites
NURS 271 

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 fourth course of five.

Theory Hours
1 theory hour.

Course Outcomes
  • Identify symptomology associated with schizophrenia disorders and use that information in assessment
  • Formulate and prioritize nursing diagnoses and outcomes for clients with schizophrenia and psychotic disorders
  • Assess topics for client and family teaching related to schizophrenia
  • Discuss the implications of bipolar disorder related to developmental stages
  • Formulate and prioritize nursing diagnoses and outcomes for clients in a manic episode
  • Consider characteristics of adaptive family functioning and activities that interfere with adaptive family functioning
  • Apply the steps of the nursing process in therapeutic intervention with families
  • Compose nursing interventions including patient teaching for antidepressants and mood stabilizers
  • Discuss treatment methods for schizophrenia and psychotic disorders




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