Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing Review and Resource Manual 3rd Edition - Contact Hours
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ANCC Certification Review and Resource Manuals are designed to help nurses pass the certification exams, to provide continuing education contact hours for recertification, and to act as a general resource for that specialty. Each manual is based on the exam’s test content outline, making ANCC Review and Resource Manuals uniquely positioned to help nurses prepare for the ANCC certification exams. Each ANCC Review and Resource Manual offers contact hour credit for studying the manual and passing an online posttest.
Purpose/Goal: To provide nurses with current information to be utilized in psychiatric and mental health nursing; to provide review materials for nurses desiring psychiatric and mental health nursing certification.
1. Pass the posttest with at least 75% of the answers correct.
2. Select responses to test questions based on key principles, standards of practice, and theoretical basis of nursing practice.
3. Choose accepted therapeutic interventions in answering questions related to quality nursing practice.
4. Utilize direct and indirect professional role responsibilities and applications regarding nursing practice in answering test questions.
Dr. Arnold retired as an associate professor from the University Of Maryland School Of Nursing in 2005 after 28 years of teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level in psychiatric mental health nursing. She served as the Program Director for the Graduate Specialty in Psychiatric Nursing from 1997-2004. Dr. Arnold was the Principal Investigator for three HRSA grants to establish a combined psychiatric NP track, a child and adolescent psychiatric NP track, and to expand the child and adolescent track with the juvenile justice system. Dr. Arnold is first author of a nursing text, Interpersonal Relationships in Nursing: Communication Skills for Nurses, currently in its fifth edition, a psychiatric nursing text published in 1990, and numerous articles and chapters related to psychosocial issues. She recently co-authored a psychiatric nursing review manual for the ANCC generalist exam, and presented a two day seminar on the DSM IV for the psychiatric Nursing Fellows at the National Institutes of Health in January, 2009.
Dr. Kaverno has been in continuous clinical practice as a clinical specialist in psychiatric nursing since 1985. She has a private practice in Chevy Chase, MD, where she provides psychotherapy and biofeedback training. She has been on faculty in the Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing program at the University of Maryland (UMB) since 1998 and directed the graduate CNS/NP program for from 2005-2007. She teaches many of the UMB courses in psychiatric nursing, including: diagnosis, individual and group therapy, the final internship for CNS/NP students, and neurobiology of psychiatric disorders. She recently completed a two-year post-doctoral geropsychiatry research fellowship at Johns Hopkins Medical Institution and School of Nursing where her research and publications centered on non-pharmacological interventions for neuropsychiatric symptoms in advanced dementia.
The planners and author of this CNE activity have disclosed no financial relationships with any commercial companies pertaining to this activity.
Contact Hours: 21
Expiration Date: 10/31/2012
Member Price: $32.00
Non-Member Price: $42.00