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CE Provider # 50-17535 - Florida Board of Nursing and Nursing Assistant,

District of Columbia Board of Nursing & CNA/HHA,

Georgia Board of Nursing Approved, Alabama State Board

of Occupational Therapy Approved, Other Disciplines are approved see others

Psychiatric Nursing 18h

  • 365Days
  • 1Participant


The purpose of this course is to provide health care professionals; LPN, RN, ARNP, CNS,Therapists, Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA), Home Health Aides (HHA), Students and other individuals with the opportunity to review Psychiatric nursing, Psychiatry, the difference between the Psychiatrist and the Psychologist, discuss various diagnosis and some of the criteria that are established in APA's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5), which has the descriptions, symptoms and other criteria for diagnosing the mental disorders, review various treatments depending on the needs of the patients; including psychosocial interventions, different forms of psychotherapy, medications and other treatments for example electroconvulsive therapy (ECT), review class of Medications such as Antidepressants; used to treat depression, panic disorder, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder, borderline personality disorder and eating disorders. Review of Antipsychotic medications; used to treat psychotic symptoms (delusions, hallucinations), bipolar disorder, and schizophrenia. Review class of Medications such as Sedatives and Anxiolytics; used to treat insomnia and anxiety, review of Stimulants; used to treat Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

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