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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

Caring For The Psychiatric Patient 10hr

  • 365Days


The purpose of this course is to provide health care professionals; LPN, RN, ARNP, Therapists, other professionals and Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA), Home Health Aides (HHA), Students, other individuals with the opportunity to review Psychiatric aspects; 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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