NURS9215-A Psychiatric Diagnosis Prac    (Fall 2014: Doctorate)

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Course Description
About The Instructor
Course Details

Session, Dates: 13 (08/25/2014 - 12/13/2014)

Days: APPT

Time: -

Location: Moon Campus

Room:

Seats Available: APPT

Credits: 3

Course Description

This course expands upon the diagnostic reasoning skills developed in the Advanced Physical Assessment/Diagnosis course and emphasizes utilization of these skills in obtaining a comprehensive physical and psychiatric assessment. Classroom learning provides a comprehensive overview of the Diagnostic Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 4th edition, text revision (DSM-IV-TR) and utilizing this manual to formulate psychiatric diagnoses. Content on clinical interviewing techniques, mental status assessment, and symptoms of psychiatric illnesses will guide the student through the process of formulating both physical and psychiatric diagnoses.

Prerequisite: NURS9010

Co-requisites: NURS9110 and NURS9210

About The Instructor

Janene L. Szpak, D.N.P., PMHNP-BC, RN

Associate Professor of Nursing
Nursing


szpak@rmu.edu
412-397-5246 phone
412-397-3277 fax
John Jay 223
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