PSYC 201: Psychosocial Issues in Healthcare IV

Class Program
Degree Code
Social Science
Credits 1 Lecture Hours 11
This is the fourth in a series of five courses exploring fundamental concepts of psychosocial healthcare management. Examines some determinants of health and illness across the lifespan, including social, psychosocial, environmental, spiritual and cultural dimensions.


PSYC 103 or instructor permission.


NUR 210 or instructor permission.
Quarters Offered
Course Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the course, students should be able to demonstrate the following knowledge or skills:

  1. Discuss the impact of substance abuse and chemical dependency on the individual, the family and the community.
  2. Determine risks and needed interventions for a client with suicidal ideations.
  3. Identify risk factors for development of an eating disorder.
Institutional Outcomes
IO1 Communication: Students will be able to communicate clearly and effectively.
Course Content Outline
  1. Substance Abuse
  2. Chemical Dependence
  3. Suicide risk identification and intervention
  4. Development of eating disorders
Department Guidelines
PO5 should be assessed: Students will be able to solve problems by gathering, interpreting, combining and/or applying information from multiple sources.