75:651 Foundations for Advanced Psychiatric Nursing Practice [Shymko]

In this course, students will explore the roles, competencies and responsibilities inherent in advanced psychiatric nursing practice related to: leadership; management; clinical practice; nursing education; and research.  Theory and principles of transformative change will be discussed within the context of nursing, psychiatric nursing and health care.  The dynamics of: roles, responsibilities and practice; policy development; and the health care delivery system will be explored.  Strategies for transition to advanced practice will be investigated.