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In-Person Seminar

Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing Exam Review

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In-Person Seminars |  Behavioral Health |  Certification Exam Reviews |  Certifications
Lisa Kongable, MA, ARNP, PMH-CNS, CNE
Course Levels:
Intermediate to Advanced
2-Day Event
Not Applicable
Pediatric Sleep Center - North - Indianapolis, Indiana



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Course Description

This seminar is designed to provide the healthcare provider with a comprehensive review of Psychiatric–Mental Health Nursing Principles. The principle objectives of the course include enhancing professional nursing practice in Psychiatric–Mental Health Nursing as well as providing an outline for nurses preparing for the Psychiatric–Mental Health Nursing  Exam. The course follows the outline and core curriculum recommended by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). Case presentations will be presented to enhance critical-thinking skills and enhance knowledge of evidence-based practice in psychiatric settings.

Program Learning Outcomes

This program prepares the learner to:

  • Pass the ANCC board examination.

Contact Hours

ANCC Approved

ANCC Accredited Provider


Contact Hours: 15 


MED-ED, Inc. is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.


MED-ED, Inc. is an approved provider by the following State Boards of Nursing: Florida/FBN 50-1286 and California #CEP10453.

Course Materials


Lisa Kongable, MA, ARNP, PMH-CNS, CNE's Profile

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Lisa is an associate professor and the associate director of the baccalaureate nursing program at Iowa Wesleyan University in Mount Pleasant. For 20 years, she has taught psychiatric-mental health nursing, focusing on both the theory and clinical aspects of coursework. She has been a psychiatric staff nurse for over 30 years at the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics in Iowa City, where she has been awarded for nursing education excellence. In this setting, she is involved in leadership committees and the nurse residency program, achieving gold level status for its professional nursing recognition program. Lisa has also functioned in the ARNP role at Optimae LifeServices in Mount Pleasant for nearly 20 years. In addition, she has served as president and board member for the Iowa chapter of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association (APNA) and has presented on its behalf at the state and national levels.

Hosting Hospital

Hosting Hospital

American Heart Association

Community Health Network

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How to Register

Registration for this seminar is being handled through the hosting hospital.
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Pediatric Sleep Center - North

7250 Clearvista Dr., Indianapolis, Indiana 46256, United States
(317) 621-9820


Day 1
Date/Time: Wed, Sep 28, 2022 - 08:00A to 05:00P (EDT)
Location: Community Hospital North Campus | 3rd Floor Multiservice Room

Contact Hours: 7.5

Topics Covered

  • ANCC Exam
    Eligibility, About the Exam and Application | Why Become Board Certified? | Test-Taking Recommendations | Sample Questions and Components
  • Communication and the Nurse-Patient Relationship
    Therapeutic Communication Skills | Barriers to Communication | Therapeutic Relationships
  • Evidence-Based Psychiatric Nursing
    Assessment | Diagnosis | Outcome Identification | Planning and Implementation, Evaluation
  • Provision of Care
    Scope of Practice for Psychiatric Nursing | ANA Code of Ethics | Legal Aspects of Psychiatric Nursing | Culturally Competent Care | Pain Management
  • Research
    Research: Scope of Practice | Five Steps of Evidence-Based Practice | Ethical Considerations in Research
  • Disease Prevention, Health Promotion and Education
    Theoretical Frameworks in Preventative Psychiatry | Levels of Prevention | Safety Issues | Patient Education, The Learning Process
  • Practice Questions

Day 2
Date/Time: Thu, Sep 29, 2022 - 08:00A to 05:00P (EDT)
Location: Community Hospital North Campus | 3rd Floor Multiservice Room

Contact Hours: 7.5

Topics Covered

  • Treatment Modalities
    Behavioral Concepts and Strategies | Individual and Group Therapies | Family Therapy | Milieu Therapy | Alternative Therapies | Crisis Intervention | End-of-Life Care
  • Psychiatric Disorders
    Mood Disorders | Suicide | Anxiety Disorders | Coping and Defense Mechanisms | Trauma and Stress Disorders | Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders | Schizophrenia | Other Psychotic Disorders | Neurocognitive Disorders | Feeding and Eating Disorders | Substance Use Disorders | Dissociative Disorders | Personality Disorders | Autism Spectrum Disorder | Intellectual Development Disorders | Disorders of Childhood and Adolescence | Sexual Disorders | Sleep-Wake Disorders | Somactic Disorders
  • Psychopharmacology
    Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics | Terminology | Gender and Age Considerations | Anticholinergics | Antipsychotics | Antidepressants | Antimanics | Anticonvulsants | Beta Blockers | Anxiolytics | Sedatives | Psychostimulants | Cognitive Enhancers | Barbiturates | OTC Aids | Herbal/Complimentary Agents