75:658 – Advanced Clinical Practice in Psychiatric Nursing II

Pre-requisite: Completion of 75:657.

In this course students will draw upon the fields of neuroscience, human development, attachment theory and trauma theory to develop a conceptual framework to guide their advanced practice. Necessary elements of treatment planning, including a broad range of therapeutic interventions and DSM diagnoses will be covered. Counseling modalities will be discussed that will guide individual practitioner’s future counseling certification goals. Issues of transference and countertransference will be highlighted. Specific considerations that are required to effectively treat special populations will also be discussed.