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NURS 231 Psychiatric Nursing

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Registered Nursing

The courses NURS 211, 212, 221, 222, 225, 231, 232, 235, 241, 242, 245, 620, 815, 816, 817, 818, and 819 are open only to those students accepted in the Associate Degree Nursing Program (see Index: Nursing, A. S. Degree for admission requirements). A grade of C or higher is necessary for progression in the sequence. Upon graduation, the candidate receives an Associate in Science degree and is eligible to take the National Council Licensing Exam (NCLEX).

Minimum Grade for Prerequisites

Unless otherwise indicated, a grade of C or higher is required for all prerequisite courses.

Course Description

Effective and non-effective communication, equilibrium and disequilibrium in life styles and functioning in the adolescent to adult patient. Supervised learning experiences corresponding with classroom instruction in off-campus health care facilities. (Fall only.)

Units: 5
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 40-45
  • Lab hours/semester: 120-135
  • Homework hours/semester: 80-90
Prerequisites: NURS 222
Corequisites: Concurrent enrollment in NURS 235.
Transfer Credit: CSU