Sep 23, 2020  
2013-14 Graduate Bulletin 
    
2013-14 Graduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Addendum


The following corrections and changes have been approved, effective immediately, and published in January 2014.

10. Graduate Program Requirements

Nursing, Master of Science in Nursing

Psych Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Track 

Fall I:

 
 
 
 
 

Spring I

 
 
 

Summer I

 
 
 
 
 
 

Fall II:

NU 687.1/NSG 631* - Clinical Assessment of Persons with Mental Health Problems I ** 

 

Spring II:

NU 687.3/NSG 635* - Clinical Management of Individuals with Mental Health Problems, II ** 
NU 686.3/NSG 635L* - Clinical Management of Individuals with Mental Health Problems, Practicum II ** 

Summer II:

NU 686.2/NSG 634L* - Clinical Management of Families and Groups with Mental Health Problems, Practicum III **   

**Denotes courses offered through Mississippi Education Consortium of Specialty Advanced Practice Nursing Schools (MECSAPN) and post-Master’s NP requirements

11. Graduate Courses

NU 686.2/NSG 634L* - Clinical Management of Families and Groups with Mental Health Problems, Practicum III

Credits: 6 (1:3)
270 clinical hours
This practicum is focused on evidence-based psychoeducation, supportive therapy, and psychotherapy with groups, couples, and families of diverse cultures and on synthesis of clinical roles, practice management activities, and strategies for complex mental health issues in rural health care settings.
Note: Clinical hours are focused on either adults or families.
*Course number for University of Southern Mississippi

NU 686.3/NSG 635L* - Clinical Management of Individuals with Mental Health Problems, Practicum II

Credits: 4 (1:3)
180 clinical hours
This practicum is focused on integration of theory and evidence-based practice in assessment, diagnosis, intervention, and documentation of individuals of diverse cultures in rural health care settings experiencing mental health problems, major psychiatric disorders, and psychiatric complications of physical illnesses.
Note: Clinical hours are focused on either adults or families.
*Course number for University of Southern Mississippi

NU 687.1/NSG 631* - Clinical Assessment of Persons with Mental Health Problems I

Credits: 3
30 contact hours
This didactic course is focused on a theoretical basis for advanced psychiatric mental health nursing practice with persons of diverse cultures in rural settings experiencing or at risk for common mental health problems and major psychiatric disorders. Emphasis is on the mental health environment and advanced clinical processes, including communication strategies, psychiatric assessments, and diagnostic standards.
*Course number for University of Southern Mississippi

NU 687.3/NSG 635* - Clinical Management of Individuals with Mental Health Problems, II

Credits: 3
45 contact hours
This didactic course is focused on the advanced nursing practices of assessment, diagnosis, treatment planning, evaluation, and documentation of individuals of diverse cultures in rural settings experiencing common mental health problems, major psychiatric disorders, and psychiatric complications of physical illnesses.
*Course number at University of Southern Mississippi