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Bachelor of Science in Psychiatric Nursing

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  • Objectives
    The four-year on-site, full-time generic Bachelor of Science in Psychiatric Nursing Program is designed to provide the graduate with specialized knowledge and skills to provide safe, comprehensive holistic care to individuals, families, groups, and communities as context in a variety of mental health care settings. Each semester builds on foundation concepts and skills to prepare graduates to respond to the ever-changing health care needs of our society. The degree program also prepares graduates for leadership positions in the Psychiatric Nursing profession and offers additional career options.
  • Academic Title
    Bachelor of Science in Psychiatric Nursing
  • Course description
    Semester One

        * PHIL 3125  Philosophy for Psychiatric Nurses - 3
        * ENGL 1130 or approved substitution - 3
        * BIOL 1103 Human Biology I or equivalent - 4
        * PSYC 1100 - 3
        * MATH 1160 - 3
          OR
          PSYC 2300 - 3

    Total 16 Credits

    Semester Two


        * ENGL Elective - (UT) 3
        * BIOL 1203 Human Biology II - or equivalent - 4
        * PSYC 1200 - 3
        * Elective (UT) - 3
        * Elective (UT) - 3

    Total 16 Credits

    Semester Three


        * PNUR 1101 Concepts I - 4.5
        * PNUR 1141 Group Theory I - 1.5
        * PNUR 1121 Therapeutic Relations I - 1.5
        * PNUR 1130 Clinical Procedures I - 1.5
        * BIOL 2401 -
          Microbiology - 3
        * PSYC 2341 - Abnormal Psychology - 3

    Total 15 Credits

    Semester Four


        * PNUR 1201 Concepts II - 3
        * PNUR 1221 Therapeutic Relations II - 1.5
        * PNUR 1230 Clinical Procedures II - 1.5
        * PNUR 1250 Psychiatric Nursing Pharmacology I - 1.5
        * PNUR 1261 Clinical Practice I - 5
        * PNUR 3341 Group Theory II – 1.5

    Total 14 Credits

    Semester Five


        * PNUR 2301 Concepts III - 4.5
        * PNUR 2321 Therapeutic Relations III - 1.5
        * PNUR 2330 Clinical Procedures III - 1.5
        * PNUR 2351 Psychiatric Nursing Pharmacology II - 1.5
        * PNUR 4585 Concurrent Disorders - 3
        * PNUR 2361 Clinical Practice II - 5

    Total 17 Credits

    Semester Six

        * PNUR 2401 Concepts IV - 4.5
        * PNUR 2421 Therapeutic Relations IV - 1.5
        * PNUR 2430 Clinical Procedures IV - 1.5
        * PNUR 2461 Clinical Practice III - 5
        * PNUR 3171 Family Health Promotion - 3

    Total 15.5 Credits

    Semester Seven

        * PNUR 4503 Comprehensive Geriatric Theory - 1.5
        * PNUR 4573 Children & Adolescents - 3
        * PNUR 4521 Therapeutic Relations V - 1.5
        * PNUR 4575 Psychiatric Nursing Research - 3
        * PNUR 4572 Psychiatric Nursing Community Concepts - 3
        * PNUR 4561 Clinical Practice IV - 5

    Total 17 Credits

    Semester Eight


        * PNUR 4601 Leadership Trends and Issues - 3
        * PNUR Elective - 3
        * PNUR 4661 Degree Clinical Practice V: Preceptorship - 9

    Total 15 Credits

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