Prerequisites: 69:153 and 69:161 both with "C" or better grade and 94:132.

This course establishes a framework for a systematic approach to the comprehensive assessment of physical, developmental, psychological, spiritual and social aspects of individuals. It will emphasize the acquisition of knowledge and skills which enable the student to differentiate between normal and abnormal, to identify needs of individuals, to make decisions regarding psychiatric nursing care, and to record appropriate documentation. Assessment of family functioning will be introduced.

3 lecture hours per term, 3 laboratory hours per term , one term

Successors: 69:262, 69:363, 69:377.

Transfer Equivalents: Look up 69:251 in the BU Course Transfer Database.