Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing

Psychiatric Mental Health Online Course

Course Name

Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Online Course with Exam Reviews

Course Description

Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing online course includes concepts related to the nursing care of individuals experiencing alterations in social and psychological functioning. Emphasis is placed on utilizing the nursing process to provide and manage nursing care for individuals with common psychiatric disorders or mental health needs. Upon completion, students should be able to apply psychosocial theories in the nursing care of individuals with psychiatric/mental health needs. This course has more than 3000 Interactive Practice Questions with Rationales to assistance to students prepare for the Board exams and master the subject matter. Students will be able to apply theories and implement evidence based care for clients with psychiatric/mental health issues, including psychosocial concepts; cultural, ethical, and legal influences; and wellness of individuals and family groups. Development of professional role in psychiatric mental health nursing.

Prerequisites: none

Learning Objectives:

  1. Analyze selected nursing and psychological theories used in psychiatric/mental health settings.
  2. Examine the legal, economic, sociocultural, and ethical issues impacting the psychiatric/mental health delivery system and apply them in the clinical setting.
  3. Discuss clinical modalities and psychiatric terminology as it relates to psychiatric/mental health nursing practice.
  4. Utilize principles of Evidence-Based Practice in psychiatric mental health nursing.
    Compare and contrast the difference in mental illnesses in clients in urban and rural geographic areas.
  5. Identify barriers to care for patients with psychiatric illnesses in the rural setting.

  • Course Fee: $79.99
  • Course Category: Nursing Sciences
  • Students Taken : 1366
  • Lessons Included: 35
  • Average Time to Completion: 21 hrs
  • Overall Student Pass Rate: 99%

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Topics and Lessons


Part I

01 Psychiatric Mental Health Clients: Who Are They?
02 Psychiatric Mental Health Nurses: Who Are They?
03 Artful Therapeutic Practice
04 Engaging in Evidence-Based Practice
05 Theories for Interdisciplinary Care
06 Psychobiology, Behavior, and Mental Disorders
07 The Science of Psychopharmacology
08 Stress, Anxiety, and Coping
09 Mental Health, Mental Disorder, and Cultural Competence
10 Communicating and Relating
11 Assessment
12 Creating Hospital and Community-Based Therapeutic Environments
13 Clients’ Rights, Advocacy, and Legal and Forensic Issues
14 Cognitive Disorders
15 Substance-Related Disorders
16 Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders
17 Mood Disorders

Part II

18 Anxiety and Dissociative Disorders
19 Somatoform and Sleep Disorders
20 Gender Identity and Sexual Disorders
21 Eating Disorders
22 Personality Disorders
23 Clients at Risk for Suicide and Self-Destructive Behavior
24 Persons at Risk for Abuse or Violence
25 Psychiatric Mental Health Clients with HIV/AIDS
26 Children
27 Adolescents
28 Elders
29 Counseling the Individual
30 Group and Family Interventions
31 Cognitive and Behavioral Interventions
32 Psychopharmacologic Nursing Interventions
33 Complementary, Alternative, and Integrative Healing Practices
34 Crisis Intervention
35 Intervening in Violence in the Psychiatric Setting

Learning Resources

Video eBook Audio Notes Powerpoint presentations Certificate


Online Quizzes Assignments Review Exams
Quizzes assignments Review Exams

  1. Grade Score of 70% or more makes the participants eligible to Certificate of Achievement that can be downloadable as a PDF file.
  2. A letter grade is also assigned on the Certificate of Achievement

Course Credits

  • None
  • Certificate Level
  • College/University Level

Availability of Assistance

  • Self Study (No instructor)
  • Instructor Available
  • Instructor Request (If needed)

Course Features

  • Online Courses
  • Unlimited Accessibility for 6 and 12 months
  • 24/7 Availability
  • Start Anytime
  • Self-Paced
  • User Friendly
  • Suitable to All Students
  • PC & Mac Compatible
  • Android/iOs Mobile and Tablet
  • Class Surveys


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