College of Graduate Nursing | Continuing Education

Western University of Health Sciences

Evaluation - Day 1 of 2 Course

Psychiatric Review for the Primary Care Provider — Day 1 of 2 Course
  • • Conduct a developmentally appropriate psychiatric evaluation interview to assess and diagnose common psychiatric mood, thought, behavior, and substance use disorders.
  • • Select evidenced-based pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic interventions for disorders that can be safely managed in a primary care setting.
  • • Recognize serious symptoms of psychiatric and substance-use disorders that warrant immediate intervention by psychiatric specialist or that warrant referral to a psychiatric specialist for further evaluation and clinical management.