Psychiatric Nursing

Psychiatric Nursing is for Licensed Nurses to ask questions about mental/emotional illness and disorders as they relate to patient care. Come here to ask questions about patient behaviors, treatment options, medication, non-medical interventions, and the ways Nurses can help improve the lives of this challenged and challenging population.

  1. Student Q for experienced PMHNP folks
    by TXLPC Dec 11
  2. New Grad Psych Nurse: Is this right for me?
    by nina12345 Dec 8
    3
    Gary Mendoza
  3. New Hire
    by BrightEyes3468 Dec 9
  4. Why did you choose psychiatric NURSING, rather than psychology/counseling?
    by LilaDavis Nov 24
    7
    hppygr8ful
  5. Psych nurses all have a mental illness
    by WinterLilac Jul 21, '16
    24
    FolksBtrippin
  6. MSN-PMHNP Program Recommendations?
    by chuckster Mar 3, '14
    19
    JosieH
  7. 7-3 or 3-11?
    by kingvonnBSN2017 Nov 23
    8
    caliotter3
  8. Have you ever been attracted to a patient?
    by LilaDavis Oct 23
    8
    Orca
  9. What is the expectation for a psych nurse?
    by delicious_eve Nov 22
    4
    GeminiNurse29
  10. Community Mental Health Clinic Nurse
    by wrigp Nov 26
    1
    GeminiNurse29
  11. What does this type of nursing consist of?
    by Chantalaya Nov 27
    3
    GeminiNurse29
  12. Zyprexa and Ativan IM Compatibility - (Haldol Allergy)
    by adnrnstudent Mar 17, '13
    10
    RNdh
  13. Psych nurses being forced to float to med surg and tele?
    by lovetosleep Nov 18, '15
    47
    Rnaussie
  14. This seems like alot
    by Pug RN Oct 26
    1
    mmak
  15. Jacob Rockstar-RN Psych Nurse Action Figure
    Image by Davey Do Mar 18, '15
    1,846
    Flare
  16. Officially got the job!
    by Pug RN Nov 13
    2
    Heylove
  17. Any Psych Mental Health nurses out there?
    by Poofy7 Nov 13
    12
    Poofy7
  18. gender "issues"
    by rac1 Nov 8
    3
    Julius Seizure
  19. Psychiatric–Mental Health Nursing Certification with the ANCC
    by chloe347 Aug 21
    8
    michele2016
  20. Georgia law for involuntary meds
    by RN1485 Apr 12, '15
    11
    elkpark
  21. Dodged a swift kick to the face today
    by NurseNinja1990 Nov 12
    1
    Davey Do
  22. Is 2 years Psych Experience enough to Travel?
    by learning247 Oct 30
    2
    stevefl
  23. Physical demands?
    by caren19 Oct 30
    8
    dream'n
  24. Psychiatric Nursing Certification
    by Betsy Keller Jun 15, '11
    27
    Just.Blessed.RN
  25. Will I be stuck as a Psych Nurse forever?
    by Peppermint_RN Oct 10, '13
    16
    chevyv
  26. Secure cases for CPAP machines?
    by getterupp Oct 30
    1
    puravidaLV
  27. Can someone explain state hospital care to me
    by ksola Oct 24
    9
    nursinginterest
  28. Why do most psych jobs seem to be 8's rather than 12's
    by Pug RN Oct 19
    6
    DanaVelling
  29. Psych Nurse Practitioner Travel or Conferencing Negotiations?
    by KayFuryPsychRN Oct 26
    1
    elizabethpsych
  30. Depakote: valproic acid or divalproex sodium?
    Poll by Mrs.D. Oct 22
    3
    liathA

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