Darren Compas, MNSc, APRN, PMHNP-BC, Adjult/Geriatric NP-C

  • Adults and geriatrics
  • Insomnia
  • Anxiety
  • Trauma and stressor-related disorders
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Schizophrenia spectrum
  • Depression

Darren Compas graduated from Southeast Missouri State in 1996 with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and a Bachelor of General Studies degree. He then moved to Arkansas to work at St. Vincent Hospital as a cardiovascular nurse, then working in psychiatry.He did hospital inpatient and consults for delirium, dementia, and psychiatric issues for a group of doctors. Darren then went to work for the Department of Geriatrics at UAMS on a consulting team managing medical issues with a special focus on delirium.

While there, he earned his Master’s degree and became board-certified in adult and geriatric primary care. He then worked outside of UAMS for a brief time seeing patients in nursing homes with dementia and mood issues. He then returned to consult on the Department of Psychiatry team at UAMS.