This clinical course will provide students with opportunities to apply relational practice to the establishment, maintenance, and termination of therapeutic relationships with clients experiencing psychiatric-mental health challenges in the acute care setting. Students will engage with community mental health services. Students identify how Social Determinants of Mental Health influence the lives of individuals and lead to the exacerbation or amelioration of mental health issues. Theory from nursing science, other sciences, and humanities informs practice.
Course code: NURS 3164
Length: 90.0 hours
PrerequisitesNURS 2261, NURS 2263, NURS 2264, NURS 2265, NURS 2266 OR NURS 1357, NURS 1358, NURS 1359, NURS 1399.
CorequisitesNURS 3160, NURS 3163, NURS 3265.
* 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.