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Course Title and Materials
Inpatient Psychiatric Treatment (533)
The goal of this continuing education offering is to introduce nurses to the criteria used to determine whether or not a psychiatric patient needs inpatient treatment. After reading this article, the learner will be able to:
1. List three specialized services offered by psychiatric inpatient facilities, and explain how understanding these services can help to determine whether or not a psychiatric patient needs inpatient treatment.
2. List three primary clinical criteria used to determine whether or not a psychiatric patient needs inpatient treatment.
3. List two essential questions to be answered when deciding whether or not a psychiatric patient needs inpatient treatment, and describe their use in a simple decision making process.


This offering expires on August 19, 2018
   Course Material: Inpatient Psychiatric Treatment
    Take Test: Inpatient Psychiatric Care
(Grade to pass: 70%, 2 tries)

Credit Options
Course NameCreditsCost
Inpatient Psychiatric Treatment1$8

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