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NURS 6018 Home from the Battlefront: Psychological Health Care
Credit hours: 3 per Quarter
Cluster: Diverse and Vulnerable Populations, Advanced Nursing Practice


Course Level: Masters Foundational

Course Type: Masters


Course Open to: all

Institution:University of Colorado

Pre-requisites: None

Course Description: Introduction to veteran/ military culture and historical perspectives of war. Exploration of post- traumatic stress disorder, traumatic brain injury, suicidality, and effects of psychological health on family and parenting. Issues related to diversity, reintegration, redeployment, health care navigation, and ethics.


Method of Instruction: asynchronous

Delivery Platform: Canvas

Campus visits required: None

Course Contact: Joseph Carfagnini



Tuition: NEXus Common Price


Other considerations: By the end of this course, the learner will be able to: 1. Analyze military and veteran culture, its effects on the psyche, and how it is perceived by those in the community. 2. Explore historical perspectives of war and how they have impacted psychological health of service members. 3. Evaluate assessments, treatments, and considerations for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI). 4. Assess the issues related to suicidality assessment, prevention, and risk management. 5. Investigate the effects of psychological health of the service member on family dynamics and parenting. 6. Examine the ethics and issues related to diversity, reintegration, redeployment, health care navigation, and scope of practice. 7. Articulate special considerations related to the psychological health of Guard and Reserve service members and families.


Available Seats by Semester for this course:



Section: 5IN
Instructor:Mona Pearl Treyball
Credits: 3 / Quarter

Funding to develop this project was provided in part by the U.S. Department of Education's Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education
and the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.
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