You’ll evaluate people with mental illnesses.
You’ll work as part of a team of psychiatrists, various other doctors and other mental health specialists.
You’ll recommend services and programs to patients.
You’ll teach patients and families how to deal with the challenges of psychiatric disorders.
You’ll diagnose and treat patients, assist them with medication, and help them achieve long and short-term goals.
Long-term care centers
Mental Health facilities
Work as a Registered Nurse for two years.
Gain 2,000 hours experience and 30 hours continuing education in Psychiatric Nursing.
Get your Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing Certification through the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
You’re ready to work as a Psychiatric Nurse.
Notes on Nursing Podcast
Get to Know Psych Nurse Pat Cunningham on Nursing Notes LiveMeet our Get to Know Nurse Patricia Cunningham, president of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association and associate professor at the University of Memphis Loewenberg School of Nursing in Memphis, Tennessee. I ask Pat about her career in nursing and also shared questions from current nursing students, as part of our “Ask A Nurse” portion of the...The post Get to Know Psych Nurse Pat Cunningham on Nursing Notes Live appeared first on Nursing Notes Live.2014-05-08T09:36:27Z