Certification in Addictions Nursing Promoting/Protecting the Health of the Public - page 2
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- 0May 7, '12 by shrinkyrnI first got certified when I worked inpatient dual diagnosis rehab....I have moved into an outpatient Drug & Alcohol setting an am the Addictions Nurse..The pay is nowhere near hospital pay, but the job is much less stressful and so much better for me. I love what I now do..
- 1Nov 30, '12 by cfaithQuote from priorities2IMOH: Having the CARN-AP in the addiction setting establishing a speciality for practice with a unique subpopulation with in the scope of the PMHNP. As for hoe muwc addiction related information is included on the PMHNP, I have no knowledge of the test make up.Is there a benefit to getting becoming a CARN-AP in addition to a PMHNP if you want to work in an outpatient setting with mental health/addiction patients? Or would most of the addictions-related knowledge/treatment capacity already be included within the PMHNP?
There Co-Occuring questions on the CARN-AP.
I went this way first still looking at if the PMHNP would benefit me personally and professionally.
- 0Jan 26 by bpu-psychHi, cfaith. I'm nearing. Completion of my pmhnp program and will be taking ancc boards in a few months. I've had my eye on the carn and carn-ap cerys for a while, but admittedly still ignorant. Right now I work in an acute locked facility thqt diee treat dual diagnosis and offer detox svcs. I also work at a psych urgent care, and of course often mental illnes and addiction are co-occurring. Therein lies the practical appreciated on for my interest in the cert aside from just beijg genuineely interested.
How has this changed your professional career? Is it recognized and/or desired by employers? Is it advantageous to have this in conjunction with the pmhnp? I am considering joining as a srudent member of the intnsa, but before I do I am trying to do my due diligence since I have sooooooo much costs in the way of certs, boards, board ex study materials, membership dues, etc to pay for in the near future.
Any advice is appr