Discussion: interview format (week 1: nurs 6670) | NURS 6670 – Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Role II: Adults and Older Adults | Walden University

  

Learning Resources

Required Readings

American Nurses Association. (2014). Psychiatric-mental health nursing: Scope and standards of practice (2nd ed.). Washington, DC: Author.
Standard 5C “Consultation” (page 57)Note:  Throughout the program you will be reading excerpts from the ANA’s Scope & Standards of Practice for Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing. It is essential to your success on the ANCC board certification exam for Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioners that you know the scope of practice of the advanced practice psychiatric/mental health nurse. You should also be able to differentiate between the generalist RN role in psychiatric/mental health nursing and the advanced practice nurse role. 

American Psychiatric Association. (2016). Practice guidelines for the psychiatric evaluation of adults.

American Psychiatric Association. (2013). Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders (5th ed.). Washington, DC: Author.

“Cautionary Statement for Forensic Use of DSM-5”
“Assessment Measures”
“Cultural Formulation”
“Glossary of Technical Terms”
“Glossary of Cultural Concepts of Distress”

Barton Associates. (2017). Nurse practitioner scope of practice laws. Retrieved from https://www.bartonassociates.com/locum-tenens-resources/nurse-practitioner-scope-of-practice-laws/

Sadock, B. J., Sadock, V. A., & Ruiz, P. (2014). Kaplan & Sadock’s synopsis of psychiatry: Behavioral sciences/clinical psychiatry (11th ed.). Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer.
Section 5.1, “Psychiatric Interview, Mental Status Examination” (pp. 192–211)
Section 5.2, “The Psychiatric Report and Medical Record” (pp. 211–217)
Section 5.3, “Psychiatric Rating Scales” (pp. 217–236)
Section 5.5, “Personality Assessment: Adults and Children” (pp. 246–257)
Section 5.7, “Medical Assessment and Laboratory Testing in Psychiatry” (pp. 266–275)
Chapter 6, “Classification in Psychiatry” (pp. 290–308)

To prepare for this Discussion:

  • Review the Learning Resources.
  • Develop an interview format you would use for an initial interview of a client.

Post:

  • Attach the interview format document you would use for an initial interview of a client.
  • Describe what interview format your preceptor uses for the initial interview of a client.
  • Describe which element of your interview format is most helpful in your practice.

 Note: Support your rationale with a minimum of three academic resources less than five years