Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Certification Review | Buch | 978-0-8261-3354-0 |

Buch, Englisch, 420 Seiten, Paperback, Format (B × H): 178 mm x 254 mm

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Certification Review

Buch, Englisch, 420 Seiten, Paperback, Format (B × H): 178 mm x 254 mm

ISBN: 978-0-8261-3354-0
Verlag: Springer Publishing Company

This one-of-a-kind review manual, designed for the psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner ANCC certification exam, distills a vast amount of information to present only the core knowledge needed for exam success. Replete with proven test-taking strategies, red flags and clinical pearls that highlight crucial information, the resource is presented in easily digestible sections to facilitate learning. It mirrors the ANCC test plan and offers helpful guidelines on question dissection and analysis. Additionally, it is the only resource of its kind to reflect changes and additions to DSM 5 categories. Over 500 practice questions with answers and rationales help students to assess their strengths and weaknesses.

The manual synthesizes and condenses information from a variety of relevant nursing courses to extract the most pertinent information needed for exam success. It discusses the foundations of advanced practice nursing, including the role of the psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner, health assessment, and theoretical basis of care. The resource addresses psychiatric disorders as organized in the DSM 5, along with review sections, red flag warnings, clinical pearls, and exam tips. Also covered is comprehensive treatment including pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic treatment plans. Additionally, the manual presents pertinent lifespan considerations.

Key Features: - Presents information in easily digestible, quick review “bites” that reflect the ANCC test plan
- Provides important guidelines on question dissection and analysis
- Reflects changes and additions to DSM 5 categories
- Synthesizes information from many sources into succinct core knowledge
- Includes 500 practice questions with answers and rationales
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Weitere Infos & Material

- Section I – Foundations of Advanced Practice Nursing
- Chapter 1 - Examination and overview:

- Certification Examinations
- Assessment
- How to analyze a test question
- How to develop a test study plan
- Chapter 2 - Psychiatric Mental Health NP role:

- Role of the NP
- Cultural competency
- Research & evidence based practice
- Practice Issues, Trends and Health Policy
- Legal considerations & HIPPA
- Chapter 3 - Health assessment
- Health promotion and health screening
- Psychiatric mental health assessment
- Mental Health and well being
- DSM-5
- Chapter 4 - Comprehensive Crisis Intervention
- Violence
- Suicide
- Crisis Intervention
- Sexual Assault
- Chapter 5 - Theoretical Basis of Care
- Bio-psychosocial Model
- Therapeutic relationship
- Developmental Theories
- Nursing Theories
- Section II – Psychiatric Disorders:(Chapter organization: Review of diagnosis, Red flags, Clinical pearls & exam tips.)
- Chapter 6 – Neurobiology, Neuro-anatomy and advanced pathophysiology
- Chapter 7 - Anxiety disorders
- Chapter 8 – Mood disorders
- Chapter 9 - Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders
- Chapter 10 - Personality disorders
- Chapter 11 - Thought disorders –
- Delirium
- Dementia
- Schizophrenia
- Psychosis
- Chapter 12 - Substance related disorders
- Chapter 13 - Sleep Disorders
- Chapter 14 - Eating Disorders
- Chapter 15 – Lifespan & Family Considerations:

- Pre-School Children
- School age Children
- Adolescents
- Adults
- Geriatrics
- Section III - Chronic Illness and Mental health
- Chapter 16 - Diabetes
- Chapter 17 – MI & CVA
- Chapter 18 - Pain
- Section IV - Comprehensive Treatment
- Chapter 19 – Pharmacology Review (Neurotransmitters)
- Chapter 20 – Pharmacology Treatment
- Antidepressants (SSRI’s, SRNI’s, Atypical, TCA)
- Antipsychotics (First generation, second generation)
- Anticonvulsants
- Anxiolytics (Nonbenzodiazepines, benzodiazepines, other)
- Antimanic medications
- ADHD agents and Stimulants
- Sedative/hypnotics
- Bipolar disorder agents
- Chapter 21 - Non-Pharmacologic Treatment
- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
- Individual Therapy
- Group Therapy
- Family Therapy
- Complimentary and alternative therapies
- Section V - Practice questions with rationales.

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