Nursing: Anxiety and Panic

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About the Course
Stress and anxiety are very prevalent in today’s society. This course describes information provided by the DSM-5 regarding panic disorder, its incidence, prevalence, risk factors, impact, diagnosis, treatment, and nursing care for the adult client affected by panic disorder.

Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of this course, the learner should 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 health care author. She earned her doctoral degree in adult education and her MSN in Nursing 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 and has held leadership roles in professional development. She has 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 health care professionals and consulting services in nursing professional development.

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