2020–2021 Walden University Catalog (September 2020) 
    
    Aug 11, 2022  
2020–2021 Walden University Catalog (September 2020) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PRAC 6675 - Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Care Across the Lifespan II Practicum


(2 cr.) This is the final of four practicum courses in the advanced practice psychiatric-mental health curriculum. Students will apply their knowledge of psychopathology, psychopharmacology, and psychiatric assessment to the diagnosis, treatment, and management of mental health disorders in children, adolescents, adults, and older adults. The focus of this course is on advanced nursing practice in mental health settings.
(Prerequisite(s): NURS 6501, NURS 6512, NURS 6521, NURS 6630, PRAC 6645, and PRAC 6665.)
Note: Students with catalog years before Spring 2018 must complete a minimum of 144 practicum hours; those with catalog years beginning Spring 2018 must complete a minimum of 160 practicum hours. A minimum of 80 patient encounters (40 children/adolescents and 40 adults/older adults) is required.



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