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1. What is the mental health continuum
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2. What is mental health? Mental illness?
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What does the ANA state about the focus of psychiatric nurses?
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What are th differences between the basic psychiatric nurse clinician and the advanced practice nurse
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Review the history of mental illness; what advances took place in the 20th century
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What is a theory? A conceptual framework, a concept?
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Describe Freud's framework
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Describe Piaget's framework, Maslow's Ericksons
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Who is Hildegarde Peplau
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What is the DSM-IV TR
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What is ICD-9/CM
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What is the NAND taxonomay of Nursing Diagnosis
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What is NIC and NOC
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What are the advantages of computerization of health records.
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What is physical space between people how does this effect boundaries
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Review all therapeutic communication techniques
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Define the nursing process
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What are common defense mechanisms how are they used?
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What is teh difference between transference and coutner-transference?
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What are the steps in the nursing process
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What is outcome identification
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What is the Johari window how does it relate to you as a person and a nurse?
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Define and give descriptions of each phase of the nurse client relathionship
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Define culture, what is the effects of culture on therapeutic management in psychiatric-mental health care
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What is cultura blindness
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What communication barriers must be overcome when the client and nurse do not speak the same language?
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What is a controlled trial? A blinded trial? Double blinded trial?
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What is Interrater Reliability.
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What is an epidemiological study.
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What is the Tip of the Iceberg Phenomenon?
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What is epidemiology? Epidemic? Endemic?
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What are neurotransmitters-What effects do they have in mental illness
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Review basic brain anatomy know functions of Thalamus limbic system, hypothalamus, Cortex, cerebellum.
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What functions does the brain regulate.
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What are differences diagnostically between an MRI and a CT scan.
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What does a PET scan measure?
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How do antipsychotic medications produce desired effects?
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What are the movement disorders? Dystonia, Akathisia, Oculogyric Crisis? Tardive Dyskinesia.
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What is the older terminology of antipsychotic medications.
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What is a therapeutic window.
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What is half life
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Where do most psychiatric drugs act.
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Know positive and negative symptoms and how they respond to 1st and 2nd generation antipsychotic medications.
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What does it mean-High potency low potency
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Know neurotransmitters-What disorder is connected with excess or deficient neurotrasmitters
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Know absorption times i.e. pills
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Know the differences between long acting and short acting prepartions of antipsychotic medicaitons
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Know major classifications of drugs: for example Mood stabilizers, antipsychotics, stimulants
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Know downside of taking TCA's
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Why is Clozaril a dangerous drug to take.
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What is Lithium, How is it used. What are the side effects? What cautions must you take with this drug?
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What is Serotinin Syndrome, neuroleptic malignant syndrome
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What do you need to watch out for with MAO'S
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What problematic interactions with drugs can interfere with antipsychotic medication.
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What are the signs and symptoms of Angranulocytosis.
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What are SSRI's. What are side effects of these drugs, what do they treat?
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What are MAOI'S, what cautions must you take with theses drugs.
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