CE Module for Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Review & Resource Manual, 4th Ed.
NOTE: This course requires the purchase and study of the specific Review and Resource Manual as identified in the title of the course prior to enrolling in the online course. The manual may be purchased here. This course provides the certification exam contact hours for nurses who have purchased and studied the Psychiatric–Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Review and Resource Manual, 4th Ed. Contact hours are available only for the most current edition in print.
NOTE: This course requires the purchase and study of the specific Review and Resource Manual as identified in the title of the course prior to enrolling in the online course. The manual may be purchased here. This course provides the certification exam contact hours for nurses who have purchased and studied the Psychiatric–Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Review and Resource Manual, 4th Ed. This course consists of a required disclosure, required disclaimer, verification of manual purchase, pre-test, post-test, and course evaluation. Contact hours are available only for the most current edition in print.
American Nurses Association 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 NKC Review and Resource Manuals uniquely positioned to help nurses prepare for the ANCC certification exams. Each NKC Review and Resource Manual offers contact hour credit for studying the manual and passing an online post-test. The purpose of this activity is to help nurses increase their knowledge in psychiatric and mental health nurse practitioner practice and successfully pass the ANCC Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner certification exam.
Key Learning Outcomes
- Pass the post-test with at least 80 percent of the answers correct.
- Select responses to test questions based on key principles, standards of practice and theoretical basis of nursing practice.
- Choose accepted therapeutic interventions in answering questions related to quality nursing practice.
- Utilize direct and indirect professional role responsibilities and applications regarding nursing practice in answering test questions.
Kathryn Johnson, MSN, PMHNP-BC, PMHCNS-BC
Kathryn Johnson is Associate Professor at the University of California San Francisco. She is board certified as both an Adult Psychiatric and Mental Health Clinical Nurse Specialist and Adult Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. She has more than 38 years of psychiatric nursing experience and holds a master’s degree in Adult Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing. Her areas of clinical interest include the psychopharmacologic treatment of adults and adolescents with mood, anxiety, attention and thought disorders. She is also experienced in the treatment of women who have perinatal mood and anxiety disorders and in adults who have been traumatized as children.
Dawn Vanderhoef, PhD, DNP, PMHNP/CS-BC
Dawn Vanderhoef is Assistant Professor at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing. She has 18 years experience working as a psychiatric nurse and 12 years experience as an advanced practice psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner. Her experience includes treating both inpatient and outpatient psychiatric patients across the lifespan. In addition to providing direct care, she has taught in master’s and doctoral nursing programs with a focus on psychiatric nursing.