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UNIT ONE: FOUNDATIONS IN THEORY 1. Mental Health and Mental Illness 2. Relevant Theories and Therapies for Nursing Practice 3. Biological Basis for Understanding Psychiatric Disorders and Treatment
UNIT TWO: FOUNDATIONS FOR PRACTICE 4. Settings for Psychiatric Care 5. Cultural Implications for Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing 6. Legal and Ethical Guidelines for Safe Practice
UNIT THREE: PSYCHOSOCIAL NURSING TOOLS 7. The Nursing Process and Standards of Care for Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing 8. Therapeutic Relationships 9. Communication and the Clinical Interview 10. Understanding and Managing Responses to Stress
UNIT FOUR: PSYCHOBIOLOGICAL DISORDERS 11. Childhood and Neurodevelopmental Disorders 12. Schizophrenia and Schizophrenia Spectrum Disorders 13. Bipolar and Related Disorders 14. Depressive Disorders 15. Anxiety and Obsessive-Compulsive Related Disorders 16. Trauma, Stressor-Related, and Dissociative Disorders 17. Somatic Symptom Disorders 18. Feeding, Eating, and Elimination Disorders 19. Sleep-Wake Disorders 20. Sexual Dysfunction, Gender Dysphoria, and Paraphilias 21. Impulse Control Disorders 22. Substance Related and Addictive Disorders 23. Neurocognitive Disorders 24. Personality Disorders 25. Suicide
UNIT FIVE: TRAUMA INTERVENTIONS 26. Crisis and Disaster 27. Anger, Aggression, and Violence 28. Child, Older Adult, and Intimate Partner Violence 29. Sexual Assault
UNIT SIX: INTERVENTIONS FOR SPECIAL POPULATIONS 30. Psychosocial Needs of the Older Adult 31. Serious Mental Illness 32. Forensic Psychiatric Nursing
UNIT SEVEN: OTHER INTERVENTION MODALITIES 33. Therapeutic Groups 34. Family Interventions 35. Integrative Care
Margaret Jordan Halter, PhD, APRN, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Cleveland Clinic Akron General, Akron, Ohio; Adjunct Faculty, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio