You will enhance your knowledge of how to provide a more thorough
psychosocial assessment in psychiatric-mental health nursing. Using a
variety of print and Internet resources, you will review communication
techniques and further develop your understanding of the assessment of a wide range of areas in mental status assessment (including affect, behaviour, cognitive functions, thought processes and culture, and spirituality).
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