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2016-2017 Academic Catalog (Jan 2017) 
2016-2017 Academic Catalog (Jan 2017) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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NSG 930 - Biological Treatments for Psychiatric Disorders

Cr Hrs: 3 (3-0-0)

Current molecular, developmental and environmental perspectives are examined considering inherited and acquired vulnerabilities to mental illness. Disruptions leading to mental illness are studied from a broad overview of balanced and functional brain anatomy and physiology. Psychopharmacological and other biological therapies for mental illnesses based on current science and practice standards are detailed with emphasis on optimal outcomes and primary, secondary and tertiary prevention. The responsibilities and contributions of the advanced practice nurse as expert clinician are emphasized.

Grade Mode: Standard
Mode of Delivery: Online Instructional Method: Lecture
Term offered: Spring

Spring - Instructor of Record: Laura Melaro
Spring - Additional Instructor 1: Jacqueline Sharp

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