Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing (Clinical)

Course Description

Application of theories of psychiatric/mental health nursing. The nursing process is used in providing care for individuals undergoing treatment in a variety of behavioral health settings within the general hospital, including inpatient acute care, partial hospitalization and outpatient programs. Clinical and theory (NURS 85A) components must be taken concurrently. Failure of either component requires both courses to be retaken.

Class Details

CRN Course Section Days Times Instructor Loc
01762 NURS 85AL 55F ·TW···· 07:00 AM-03:00 PM Rebecca Sherwood HOSP

Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2018-09-24 to 2018-11-04.
NURS-85AL-55F: This class meets 6 weeks beginning September 25 at El Camino Hospital, Psychiatric Dept. (2500 Grant Rd., Mountain View, CA 94040). Clinical assignments and information are obtained from the instructor. For information contact instructor Rebecca Sherwood at

Course Details

2.5 Units
Seven and one-half hours laboratory (90 hours total per quarter).
Gen Ed
Non-GE Class
Program Status
Program Applicable
Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method
Pass/Fail Grading


NURS 84, 84C and 84L (all courses with a grade of C or better).
NURS 85AL students must also enroll in NURS 85A.
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