N560: Advanced Practice Psych Nursing I

This course provides the student with knowledge of epidemiology, etiology, and differential diagnoses of common psychopathological disorders; and specific psychiatric-mental health assessment methods and tools to be used across the life span. Theoretical models for mental health psychiatric treatment planning and intervention are emphasized.
Credit hours: 3
Prerequisites: N502; N503; N515PE; N512; N522PE; N521; N559
Proctored exam: Yes
Proctored exams must be requested one week prior to the end of the course and be completed no later than one week following the end of the course.

Textbook Information

American Sentinel recommends you do not purchase your course materials until thirty days prior to the term start date.
Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders 5th
American Psychiatric Association
ISBN-13: 9780890425558
Publication manual of the American Psychological Association 7th
American Psychological Association
Washington, DC 2019
Groups: Process and Practice 10th
Corey, M. S., Corey, G., & Corey, C.
Cengage Learning 2017
ISBN-13: 9781305865709
Kaplan & Sadock’s synopsis of psychiatry: Behavioral sciences/clinical psychiatry 12th
Sadock, B., Sadock, V., & Ruiz, P.
Wolters Kluwer 2021
ISBN-13: 9781975145569
Prescriber’s guide: Stahl’s essential psychopharmacology 7th
Stahl, S.
New York: Cambridge University Press 2020
ISBN-13: 9781108926010
Advanced practice psychiatric nursing: Integrating psychotherapy, psychopharmacology, psychopharmocology, and complementary and alternative approaches 2nd
Tusaie, K., & Fitzpatrick, J.
NY: Springer Publishing Company 2016
ISBN-13: 9780826132536

Course Offerings

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Begins - Ends
2022 Sep 8 weeks 12/01/21 - 08/31/22 09/19/22 - 11/13/22 TBD
2022 Nov 8 weeks 02/01/22 - 10/31/22 11/21/22 - 01/15/23 TBD
2023 Jan 8 weeks 05/27/22 - 12/30/22 01/16/23 - 03/12/23 TBD
2023 Mar 8 weeks 06/07/23 - 02/28/23 03/20/23 - 05/14/23 TBD