Mental Health Clinical provides the student opportunities to apply the knowledge, skills, and attitudes presented in Mental Health-care settings. Students participate in clinical experiences to care for clients with alternations in mental health applying the knowledge, skills and attitudes. Students provide nursing care to clients with mental health related problems, participating in appropriate treatments and nursing care typically offered, strategies to promote health or reduce risks, and provide health teaching. Students also integrate appropriate nursing care to address clients’ psycho-social issues who also have medical-surgical diagnosis as a primary diagnosis. Students continue to increase their ability to use clinical reasoning and the nursing process in a variety of health care settings.
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