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N 149 Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing – Winter 2010

Texts:
1. Fortinash, K.M., & Holoday-Worret, P.H. (2007). Psychiatric nursing care plans
(5th ed.). St. Louis, MO: Mosby
2. Keltner, N.L., &Folks, D.G. (2005). Psychotropic drugs (4th ed.). St. Louis, MO:
Mosby.
3. Other readings to be assigned
Calendar:
*Quizzes over readings due at 9AM thru Moodle (see below weekly dates-1st
three weeks)
++Psychopharm exam during the evening on 2/22/10
NOTE: specific “Day-off” for each clinical group for time spent attending community
resource/support experiences (e.g. attending 12-step, NAMI, etc)
Typical Clinical Day – 5 hrs direct patient care + 1 hour clinical conference (e.g.
7-12 Noon time spent working with patients and nursing staff & health care
team followed by one-hour clinical conference with clinical group and faculty
at site)
Start/End Times:
Herrick Campus at Alta Bates: 8 AM -2 PM
SFGH/BHC: 7 AM – 1 PM
Stanford: 6:45 AM – 12:45 PM
VA Palo Alto or Menlo Park 7:30 AM – 1:30 PM
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Sat/Sunday

Week 1 2/15 2/16 *2/17 2/18 2/19 Decompress


Holiday Lecture Lecture Orientation Clinical Reflect
9AM- 5 PM 9:30AM-5 at clinical site Initial Clinical Ponder
Rm. PM (specific Evaluation R-n-R
HSW 301 Rm. times TBA) Read
Toland Hall ..Self-Care
Week 2 *2/22 ++ 2/23 2/24 2/25 2/26
Lecture Clinical Clinical Clinical Clinical
9:30 AM -5 PM Mid-Term Clinical
Rm. N 721 Evaluation
Psychopharm
exam
5 PM-12
Midnight
Week 3 *3/1 3/2 3/3 3/4 3/5
Lecture Clinical Community Clinical Clinical
9:30 AM – 5 PM Experience- (Day-off for
Rm. N 721 all students Herrick group)
8:00 AM;
meet on 4th
floor conf.
room at
1380
Howard St.

Week 4 3/8 3/9 3/10 3/11 3/12


Clinical Clinical Clinical Clinical Wrap- up at UCSF
(Day-off for VA (Day-off for Final Evaluation
and SFGH/BHC Stanford Papers Due
groups) group) Course/Site
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