Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric
A psychiatric nurse practitioner (NP) is an advanced practice nurse with additional education and training in psychiatric care. They must have a Master of Science in Nursing with a focus on psychiatric healthcare. They care for individuals, families, or groups who have mental health needs and are responsible for diagnosing and treating those with mental health disorders including prescribing medication, providing psychotherapy, and monitoring treatment.
Psychiatric NP’s treat those with disorders such as anxiety, depression, substance abuse, dementia, and other mood or mental state altering disorder. They can be seen working in areas such as long-term care facilities, correctional facilities, inpatient or outpatient psychiatric facilities, hospitals, and behavioral treatment centers.
Nurse Practitioner Psychiatric Organizations & Certifications
- American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
- American Psychiatric Nurses Association (APNA)
- American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP)
- Nurse Practitioner Healthcare Foundation (NPHF)
Our featured Nurse Practitioner Psychiatric
Expert 5635 – This expert graduated from the University of San Francisco in 2003 with a Master of Science in Nursing; Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) and Adult Health Clinical Nurse Specialist dual role. She specializes in adolescent mental health and addiction medicine/chemical dependency and has experience in clinical psychiatric emergency triage and inpatient psychiatry as well as an outpatient mental health clinic. She is currently living and working in California. This expert has acted as an expert witness on many cases including federal and has testified at both deposition and trial. For more information on this expert click here.
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