Psychiatric & Mental Health Nursing: BSN/ADN Web Course

Please note: Effective April 1, 2012, ANCC does NOT intend this course to be used for exam preparation. It is ONLY intended for continuing education credit. Completion of this or any other course(s) does not imply eligibility for certification or successful performance on any certification examination.

The ANCC guarantee of providing a free review product in the event of an
unsuccessful exam score does NOT apply for this course.

The CE fulfillment for this course has been extended until December 31, 2012.

Psychiatric & Mental Health Nursing: BSN/ADN

ANCC is now offering a Web-based, narrated version of the popular Psychiatric & Mental Health Nursing Review Seminar. You will be able to work with the contents of this course from your computer anytime, anywhere.

13.5 CNE contact hours available for this course.

What material does the program include?

Information covered in this course:

  1. Core concentration areas in:
  2. Concepts and Theories
  3. Conceptual Frameworks and Nursing Models
  4. Developmental and Psychological Theories
  5. Psychopathology
  6. Mood and Anxiety Disorders
  7. Personality and Thought Disorders
  8. Chemical Dependency
  9. Treatment Modalities
  10. Milieu Therapy
  11. Individual and Group Therapies
  12. Biological Therapies
  13. Professional Issues and Trends
  14. Ethical and Legal Issues
  15. Political and Social Issues
  16. Consultation-Liaison and Collaboration Issues
  17. Content slide handouts can be accessed and printed with registration.
  18. Contact hours are associated with this event, and are awarded with completion and processing of verification documentation.
  19. No contact hour credit will be awarded after 12/31/2012.

A maximum of 13.5 contact hours may be earned by learners who successfully complete this continuing nursing education activity.

ANA’s Center for Continuing Education and Professional Development is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

ANCC Provider Number 0023

ANA’s Center for Continuing Education and Professional Development is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP6178 for 16.20 contact hours (50 minute contact hour).

ANA’s Center for Continuing Education & Professional Development includes ANCC’s Credentialing Knowledge Center. 

How much does it cost?

$285 allows unlimited use for ninety days from the date of purchase. APNA members who are interested in enrolling in this psychiatric course should contact APNA at 703.243.2443 for additional pricing information PRIOR to purchase.

What technical capabilities do I need?

All you need to get going is an e-mail address and access to the Internet (with Flash Player.) However, in order to access all content and materials available with the course, a sound card with speakers (or headphones) and printer are also required. Click here for minimum technical requirements.

When can I take this course?

The Web-based course is available for enrollment at your convenience. You can review the material in the course as many times as you like during this ninety-day period.

How do I access the course?

Simply click on the enrollment link at the top right of this page. You will be asked to register and submit your credit card information. Once you are done you will receive a confirmation e-mail which will give you login information and a direct link to the Web course.

Note: You will use the log-in and password that you create during the purchase process to log in to the course. After this, you can to access all materials at anytime through the Web.

Purchase 90 days of course access for $285

Technical, enrollment, or payment questions?

Contact the ANCC Support Helpdesk at or 877.399.4925.

Normal Support Hours
Monday through Friday
8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Eastern Time.

After Hours Support

For assistance with course content or CE submission process (where applicable), please contact the Education Program Specialist at

Please note that all support is conducted in English only.

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