Nursing: Anxiety and Panic
22.95
Online
Elective
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About the Course
Stress and anxiety are very prevalent in today’s society. Panic disorder is a form of anxiety in its most severe form, characterized by sudden occurrences that develop abruptly and without warning. Nurses must be prepared to provide care for clients dealing with panic disorder. This course presents information about panic disorder, its incidence, prevalence, risk factors, impact, diagnosis, treatment, and nursing care for adults as discussed in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 5th Edition (DSM-5).

Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of this course, the learner will be able to:
  • Describe the characteristics of panic disorder.
  • Discuss the incidence and prevalence of panic disorder.
  • Identify risk factors for panic disorder.
  • Outline the impact of panic disorder.
  • Explain the etiology and progression of panic disorder.
  • Describe the diagnostic process for panic disorder.
  • Discuss treatment interventions for panic disorder.
  • Explain the nurse’s role in the management of clients with panic disorder.

About the Author:
Adrianne Avillion, DEd, RN

Dr. Avillion, DEd, RN, is an accomplished nursing professional development specialist and healthcare author. She earned her doctoral degree in adult education and her MSN from Penn State University and BSN from Bloomsburg University. Dr. Avillion has held a variety of nursing positions as a staff nurse in critical care, physical medicine, and rehabilitation settings. She has held leadership roles in professional development, published extensively, and is a frequent presenter at conferences and conventions devoted to the specialty of continuing education and nursing professional development. Dr. Avillion owns and is the CEO of Strategic Nursing Professional Development, a business that specializes in continuing education for healthcare professionals and consulting services in nursing professional development.
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Anxiety and Panic - N25305

22.95
About the Course
Stress and anxiety are very prevalent in today’s society. Panic disorder is a form of anxiety in its most severe form, characterized by sudden occurrences that develop abruptly and without warning. Nurses must be prepared to provide care for clients dealing with panic disorder. This course presents information about panic disorder, its incidence, prevalence, risk factors, impact, diagnosis, treatment, and nursing care for adults as discussed in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 5th Edition (DSM-5).

Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of this course, the learner will be able to:
  • Describe the characteristics of panic disorder.
  • Discuss the incidence and prevalence of panic disorder.
  • Identify risk factors for panic disorder.
  • Outline the impact of panic disorder.
  • Explain the etiology and progression of panic disorder.
  • Describe the diagnostic process for panic disorder.
  • Discuss treatment interventions for panic disorder.
  • Explain the nurse’s role in the management of clients with panic disorder.

About the Author:
Adrianne Avillion, DEd, RN

Dr. Avillion, DEd, RN, is an accomplished nursing professional development specialist and healthcare author. She earned her doctoral degree in adult education and her MSN from Penn State University and BSN from Bloomsburg University. Dr. Avillion has held a variety of nursing positions as a staff nurse in critical care, physical medicine, and rehabilitation settings. She has held leadership roles in professional development, published extensively, and is a frequent presenter at conferences and conventions devoted to the specialty of continuing education and nursing professional development. Dr. Avillion owns and is the CEO of Strategic Nursing Professional Development, a business that specializes in continuing education for healthcare professionals and consulting services in nursing professional development.