Psychiatric – Mental Health Nursing Certification Review Course, April 7 & 8, 2022


Course Type:  ZOOM live event, instructor-led workshop

Course Description:

This seminar is designed to provide the healthcare provider with a comprehensive review of Psychiatric–Mental Health Nursing Principles. The principal 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.

Day 1: 

  • Theories and Frameworks for Psychiatric Nursing Practice
  • Communication and the Nurse-Patient Relationship
  • Evidence-Based Psychiatric Nursing
  • Provision of Care
  • Leadership and Management
  • Research
  • Disease Prevention, Health Promotion and Education

Day 2:

  • Treatment Modalities
  • Psychiatric Disorders
  • Psychopharmacology


Lisa Kongable , MAN, RN, PMH-CNS, ARNP, CNE

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.


Contact Hours = 15 hours

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REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Thursday, March 17, 2022




Course dates:
Thursday, April 7 &
Friday, April 8, 2022
both days
8:00 am - 5:00pm
ZOOM Virtual Meeting


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