Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners are highly sought after due to a growing demand for mental health services across the US.
You’ll evaluate and diagnose developmental issues, trauma, neurological dysfunction and other psychological disorders.
You’ll work with doctors to track progress and change care plans when needed.
You’ll help patients who’ve suffered trauma, been abused, or been the victim of a crime.
You’ll record a patient’s medical and psychiatric history, and progress after each appointment or session.
You’ll teach the patient’s family about their condition and how to react in certain circumstances.
You’ll counsel patients and family members, individually or in groups.
Mental Health clinics
Your own practice
Get your Board Certification in Psychiatric-Mental Health from the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
You’re ready to work as a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner.