The Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Certification Review Manual
This review manual prepares students to successfully pass the ANCC Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner board certification examination. It encompasses all of the essential knowledge required, uses a succinct outline format that highlights critical detail, and systematically follows the test blueprint so that those taking the exam will be optimally prepared.The review manual begins with an overview of the certification examination, self-care, and test tips; the role of the psychiatric-mental health nurse practitioner, scope of practice, and regulations; and the theoretical foundations of care. Other topics examined include the neuroanatomy and physiology of mental illness; psychopharmacology; physical assessment, diagnostic tests, and differential diagnosis. A wide range of psychiatric disorders, as organized in the DSM-5, are also reviewed. Each of the chapters include learning objectives, and easy-to-read outline format, and end-of-chapter review questions. The review manual concludes with a 150-question practice test.
Reflects the latest ANCC test blueprint
Includes test-taking strategies and tips for preparing for the big day; scope of practice; and theoretical foundations of care
Covers a wide range of psychiatric disorders, as organized in the DSM-5
Includes end-of-chapter review questions and rationales, PLUS a valuable 150-question practice test with rationales-more than 400 questions in total
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