33.558 Geropsychiatric and Mental Health Nursing

Geropsychiatric and Mental Health Nursing

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 30343
Status Active

The focus of this course is on the nursing care of older adults with psychiatric and mental health problems. This course promotes a holistic approach to mental health care of older adults within the community and long-term care setting. Nursing implications of psychopharmacology, behavioral, and complementary interventions will be discussed. Community resources for older adults with psychiatric and mental health problems will be explored.