Mental Health Care Plan practice and Prioritizing - page 2

by emlam

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Apologies in advance for the long novel but I wanted to give a brief & concise description of my patient. I just had my Mental Health Clinical and am practicing on writing a problems list with diagnosis and then I have to... Read More


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    You are stuck in your head but that is ok.......It happens.

    Yes......stress management to help her better cope and deal with the caregiver role strain. You can also do domestic abuse....you have Gulanick.....go to the on line care plan constructor....there will be ideas there.
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    For my care-plan teaching...my teacher wants me to do
    Safety risk r/t depression aeb previous suicide attempts!

    Trying to find rationales for that seems difficult. I need
    3 outcomes
    3 interventions & rationales (with 3 subcategories?) 1a 1b 1c, 2a 2b 2c, etc and 3 evaluation of outcomes

    Currently I have staff maintains a safe environment for patient (make sure pt. swallows all medication, remove any harmful objects, restricting patient visitors from bringing in any harmful objects)
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    You are stuck in your head but that is ok.......It happens.

    Yes......stress management to help her better cope and deal with the caregiver role strain. You can also do domestic abuse....you have Gulanick.....go to the on line care plan constructor....there will be ideas there.
    THANKS ESME for your assistance! I got a 96% on my careplan. My teacher did not care much for the No Contract Suicide.
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    Did you add .....contracts for safety in the care plan as a part of your interventions? Great job!!!!!!
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    Thank you! I did. One of the outcomes was "patient will be on suicide observation q15 minutes, she will follow a no-suicide contract and identify at least two people they can contact that can provide emotional support by..." Mental Health care plan was a bit tougher for me than Maternal Newborn. My care plan was not patient-focused enough. But, overall, the instructor liked how I had it set up


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