Psychotropics are medications that primarily impact the brain and nervous system. Some examples of psychotropic medications are antidepressants and antipsychotics.
A psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner (PMHNP) is a nurse practitioner who has special training in psychiatry and mental illness. The BC stands for board certification.
A DNP is the terminal degree in nursing, no higher level of education can be reached in that field.
Psychiatry is a specialty devoted to the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of mental disorders. These include various maladaptations related to mood, behaviour, cognition, and perceptions.
Telehealth is a form of video conferencing that allows mental health professionals to provide services (medication management/therapy) to patients outside of the office,