Graduate Diploma (Gr. Dip.) Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (30 credits)

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Offered by: Ingram School of Nursing     Degree: D-MHNP

Program Requirements

**NEW PROGRAM**

Delineates a clinical course of study in mental health as a nurse practitioner, building on theoretical preparation in either a master's or a certificate program.

Required Courses (30 credits)

  • NUR2 655 Mental Health Internship 1 (8 credits)

    Offered by: Ingram School of Nursing (Faculty of Medicine)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Nursing : First mental health nurse practitioner practicum. Students will learn to integrate theoretical knowledge and concepts in their clinical practice. In this course, students will be exposed to different psychiatric subspecialties providing them the opportunity to develop advanced skills to care for a population ranging from children to the elderly presenting with mental health issues. A strengths-based approach will guide nursing interventions with the patient/family and taking into consideration cultural, societal and environmental aspects.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

  • NUR2 656 Mental Health Internship 2 (14 credits)

    Offered by: Ingram School of Nursing (Faculty of Medicine)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Nursing : Final mental health nurse practitioner practicum. Students will learn to integrate theoretical knowledge and concepts in their clinical practice. In this course, students will be exposed to different psychiatric subspecialties providing them the opportunity to develop advanced skills to care for a population ranging from children to the elderly presenting with mental health issues. A strengths-based approach will guide nursing interventions with the patient/family and taking into consideration cultural, societal and environmental aspects. A strong therapeutic alliance combined with the patient/family’s partnership is emphasized throughout the course of treatment. Patient’s recovery is planned conjointly based on state of the art knowledge in CBT, interpersonal therapy, family interventions and rehabilitation. Students will provide medication followup and collaborate with the interdisciplinary team.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

  • NUR2 695 Reasoning in Mental Health 6 (4 credits)

    Offered by: Ingram School of Nursing (Faculty of Medicine)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Nursing : Advanced nursing concepts in child, adolescent and geriatric psychiatry. Students will learn the pathophysiology, investigation and management of child, adolescent and geriatric disorders using an integrative and multidimensional approach that is biopsychosocial, person and family-centered, and culturally sensitive. Pathophysiology, decision-making and problem-solving skills, family model interventions, and legal aspects such as capacity or incapacity of giving consent to care and protection measures will be explored at length for each population.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

  • NUR2 696 Reasoning in Mental Health 7 (4 credits)

    Offered by: Ingram School of Nursing (Faculty of Medicine)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Nursing : Advanced nursing concepts in somatoform, dissociative and psychotic disorders. Students will learn the pathophysiology, investigation and management of somatoform, dissociative and psychotic disorders using an integrative/multidimensional approach that is biopsychosocial, person and family-centered, and culturally sensitive. Pathophysiology, decision making and problem solving skills as well as interventions will be explored at length for each disorder.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Ingram School of Nursing—2017-2018 (last updated Sep. 29, 2017) (disclaimer)