69:359 Psychiatric Nursing with Children and Adolescents [Penner]

Prerequisites: 69:261 or permission of Instructor.

This course will provide the student in Psychiatric Nursing with the knowledge base and beginning abilities to address the psychiatric disorders of infancy, childhood and adolescence using specific assessment and therapeutic strategies. Topics related to the facilitation of safe therapeutic environments, therapeutic interventions for children and youth, risk assessments, and developing familiarity with community resources will be studied. Field trips to Child and Adolescent Psychiatric facilities and/or forensic facilities for children and youth may be provided.

3 lecture hours per term , one term

Transfer Equivalents: Look up 69:359 in the BU Course Transfer Database.

Instructor: Leslie Penner