Deb Carpenter, MSN, APRN, PMHCNS-BC

Education

  • BSN, MSN from Indiana University School of Nursing

Certifications

  • Psychiatric-Mental Health Clinical Nurse Specialist - ANCC (American Nurses Association Credentialing Center)

Professional Affiliations and Distinctions

  • American Psychiatric Nurses Association, President Elect, Indiana Chapter
  • Sigma Theta Tau International
  • American Nurses Association

Workshops, Lectures, and Publications

  • “Medical Marijuana: Implications for use in Psychiatric Disorders” (CEU presentation)
  • Whack a Mole: Avoiding this Game with Multiple Psychiatric and Medical Comorbidities” (CEU presentation)
  • Extensive professional lectures on psychiatric disease states and pharmacologic agents.

Clinical Populations (not limited to)

  • (Not all population groups are listed, please use the filters on the previous page for full results.)
  • Adjustment Disorders
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Women's Health Issues: Infertility
  • Women's Health Issues: Menopause
  • Women's Health Issues: Pregnancy
  • Women's Health Issues: Postpartum
  • Women's Health Issues: PMS/PMDD
  • Provides: GeneSight Testing, Genomind Testing, and Medication Management
  • Treats Patient ages: 18-55 or Older

Professional Memberships and Affiliations

  • American Psychiatric Nurses Association, President-Elect, Indiana Chapter
  • American Nurses Association

Deb is a Psychiatric-Mental Health Clinical Nurse Specialist (APRN) with 40 years of psychiatric nursing experience, 37 years as an advanced practice nurse.  She has worked in hospital, outpatient and corporate settings to provide clinical service delivery, professional education, consultation, supervision and management. She has held full prescriptive authority as APRN for 22 years. She has taught in classroom settings and as clinical preceptor for undergraduate and graduate nursing students.  She has extensive professional lecture experience. Born and raised in the Indianapolis area.

Areas of Expertise – Psychiatric diagnostic evaluation and pharmacologic management of psychiatric disorders in youth and adults.