Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nurses
Also called: Clinical Nurse Specialist, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric Clinical Nurse Specialist, Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nurse
In the Air Force: Mental Health Nurse
In the Army: Behavioral Health Specialist; Psychiatric/Behavioral Health Nurse
In the Coast Guard: SC - Nurse Corps - General
In the Marine Corps: Behavioral Health Specialist
In the Navy: SC - Nurse Corps - General
- Diagnose psychiatric disorders and mental health conditions.
- Distinguish between physiologically and psychologically based disorders and diagnose appropriately.
- Assess patients' mental and physical status based on the presenting symptoms and complaints.
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People interested in this work like activities that include helping people, teaching, and talking.
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