Course focuses on assessment, diagnosis and management of different populations such as: Women, minorities, the indigent population, clients of differing cultures, individuals with chemical dependency issues, and other vulnerable populations. The consultation-liaison role for the Family Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner will be reviewed. Students will analyze the social systems, client needs, availability of resources, legal and ethical issues which can affect the populations discussed. Health promotion, disease prevention, and crisis management strategies will be examined and discussed. Prerequisites: 500, 508, 512, 516, 517, 519, 529, 566, 569, 564 or consent of the instructor. 3 S.H.