This course introduces students to issues of power and social justice within health care as well as to explore psychiatric and mental health challenges faced by individuals and families across the lifespan. Nursing models related to psychiatric and mental health nursing are introduced to provide holistic assessment of clients and families experiencing psychiatric mental health disorders and planning creative nursing interventions to increase empowerment, assist with coping and resilience.
This course is part of the full-time Nursing (BScN) Advanced Entry, Nursing (BScN) Year 1 Entry Programs.
Course code: NURS 3163
Length: 45 hours
* Fees are approximate and subject to change. Students are required to pay any applicable fee increases. Fees listed are for domestic students. For international programs, visit VCC International.
† This information is intended as a guideline only. Program and course details are subject to change with the approval of VCC's Board of Governors.