Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Certification Review

Springer Publishing Co Inc
  • erscheint ca. am 30. Dezember 2018
  • Buch
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  • Softcover
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  • 420 Seiten
978-0-8261-3354-0 (ISBN)
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
  • Englisch
  • New York
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  • USA
  • Für Beruf und Forschung
  • Höhe: 254 mm
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  • Breite: 178 mm
978-0-8261-3354-0 (9780826133540)
0826133541 (0826133541)

Section I - Foundations of Advanced Practice Nursing
Chapter 1 - Examination and overview:
Certification Examinations
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
Chapter 4 - Comprehensive Crisis Intervention
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 -
Chapter 12 - Substance related disorders
Chapter 13 - Sleep Disorders
Chapter 14 - Eating Disorders
Chapter 15 - Lifespan & Family Considerations:
Pre-School Children
School age Children
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)
Anxiolytics (Nonbenzodiazepines, benzodiazepines, other)
Antimanic medications
ADHD agents and Stimulants
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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