2022–2023 Walden University Catalog (March 2022) 
    
    Dec 06, 2022  
2022–2023 Walden University Catalog (March 2022) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PRAC 6665 - Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Care Across the Lifespan I Practicum


(2 cr.)
This is the third 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.
Prerequisites
  • NRNP 6645 and PRAC 6645

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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