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.

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  1. My Positive Experience as  a Third Year Psy. Nursing Student
    by lasair Jan 15, '13
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    lasair
  2. Is their wisdom in becoming a psych nurse if the nurse has his own psych history?
    by j_tay1981 Jan 10, '13
    15
    EquestrianRN
  3. pregnant psych patients?
    by gatigress Jan 13, '13
    4
    Meriwhen
  4. Psych patient refuses medication but can't tell me why...what now?
    by Marshall1 Nov 4, '12
    12
    Meriwhen
  5. What to expect during my Mental Health rotation.
    by relondnah SNKC Jan 8, '13
    4
    relondnah SNKC
  6. Concern/question about PMHNP and Clinical Psychologists
    by Love&Care Dec 1, '12
    13
    Applehead
  7. psych groups
    by LyndeLou1982 Dec 3, '12
    4
    gatigress
  8. Behavior Health CMC Charlotte
    by Cougar1113 Jan 4, '13
    2
    Cougar1113
  9. Difference in Extended Treatment vs Acute Treatment
    by serenitylove14 Jan 9, '13
    2
    serenitylove14
  10. New psych rn grad
    by lynds80 Jan 12, '13
    2
    lynds80
  11. HIPAA violation???
    by Chrissy2003RN Jan 10, '13
    4
    Meriwhen
  12. Filling scripts
    by Marston3s Jan 11, '13
    1
    dudette10
  13. what does it take to be a good psych nurse?
    by MadameFreckles Jan 8, '13
    2
    catsladder
  14. Should I become a psychiatric nurse?
    by stargazer00 Jan 5, '13
    5
    Meriwhen
  15. Psych RN job right after BSN graduation
    by priorities2 Dec 13, '12
    8
    catsladder
  16. MSN in Clinical Leadership or Case Management - applicable to a career in MHN?
    by swhite2010 Jan 4, '13
    3
    catsladder
  17. The Nightmare  Part Two
    Article by aknottedyarn Dec 28, '12
    10
    aknottedyarn
  18. My thoughts on Mental Health Nursing
    by Elladora Jul 25, '12
    34
    nursinggirl21
  19. Do you Per-Diem out of your specialty?
    by pnkgirl25 Dec 30, '12
    2
    SCSTxRN
  20. The Nightmare known as Psychiatric Care  Part One
    Article by aknottedyarn Dec 18, '12
    23
    wish_me_luck
  21. Feelings on becoming Certified Psych RN
    by Chrissy2003RN Dec 13, '12
    7
    mtsteelhorse
  22. sw to psych nurse
    by laurenlee Jun 23, '11
    7
    Meriwhen
  23. The tragedy @ Newtown, Ct
    by Cathy4836 Dec 15, '12
    3
    Spidey's mom
  24. Difficulty finding jobs outside of psych?
    by Stephieee Nov 30, '12
    5
    MedChica
  25. Ideas for Med Group..inpatient adult psych
    by Stephieee Dec 16, '12
  26. Need advice on new job ASAP
    by wiggingout Dec 12, '12
    6
    wiggingout
  27. What books, magazines, websites to learn Pediatric Psych for precepting
    by orientbeachgirl Dec 9, '12
  28. Promotion...decision?
    by beth.grossman Dec 4, '12
    2
    Feistn
  29. A job interview
    by DVT33 Dec 3, '12
    2
    kennybania
  30. State hospitals?
    by Ntheboat2 Nov 6, '12
    6
    kennybania
  31. Coworker (resident) is a former patient..
    by mystory Nov 9, '12
    8
    tigerlogic
  32. How to become a psych nurse
    by sameyeam Nov 1, '12
    7
    pamnock
  33. Do you like child psych nursing?
    by studentnurse9806 Sep 4, '12
    9
    pamnock
  34. MA nursing
    by butterflymel6 Jul 14, '10
    1
    Chapo84
  35. How to handle a CAGE patient who is having a crisis?
    by Stcroix Nov 18, '12
    1
    Meriwhen
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