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. search me!
    by ear Jan 22, '13
    9
    Hygiene Queen
  2. Code Blue Tips
    by PsychRN29 Jan 28, '13
    1
    DeBerham
  3. Recreational activitity ideas for male patients?
    by TheElephantSong Jan 26, '13
    2
    Mandychelle79
  4. Psychiatric clinical rotation nerves
    by megreg02 Jan 22, '13
    3
    megreg02
  5. Psychiatric nursing care plan.
    by megreg02 Jan 27, '13
  6. Do psych nurses really just hand out medication?
    by Trinklee Jan 10, '13
    9
    macfar28
  7. What do you have to do to become a psych nurse? What's it like
    by Rachelmargaret Jan 14, '13
    3
    macfar28
  8. Psych / how do I get started?
    by marcos9999 Jan 23, '13
    2
    marcos9999
  9. How much lifting on psych unit?
    by Marcia73 Jan 23, '13
    2
    elkpark
  10. Is this nurse in the wrong?
    by Novo Dec 22, '12
    20
    K os
  11. My Positive Experience as  a Third Year Psy. Nursing Student
    by lasair Jan 15, '13
    4
    lasair
  12. Is their wisdom in becoming a psych nurse if the nurse has his own psych history?
    by j_tay1981 Jan 10, '13
    15
    EquestrianRN
  13. pregnant psych patients?
    by gatigress Jan 13, '13
    4
    Meriwhen
  14. Psych patient refuses medication but can't tell me why...what now?
    by Marshall1 Nov 4, '12
    12
    Meriwhen
  15. What to expect during my Mental Health rotation.
    by relondnah SNKC Jan 8, '13
    4
    relondnah SNKC
  16. Concern/question about PMHNP and Clinical Psychologists
    by Love&Care Dec 1, '12
    13
    Applehead
  17. psych groups
    by LyndeLou1982 Dec 3, '12
    4
    gatigress
  18. Behavior Health CMC Charlotte
    by Cougar1113 Jan 4, '13
    2
    Cougar1113
  19. Difference in Extended Treatment vs Acute Treatment
    by serenitylove14 Jan 9, '13
    2
    serenitylove14
  20. New psych rn grad
    by lynds80 Jan 12, '13
    2
    lynds80
  21. HIPAA violation???
    by Chrissy2003RN Jan 10, '13
    4
    Meriwhen
  22. Filling scripts
    by Marston3s Jan 11, '13
    1
    dudette10
  23. what does it take to be a good psych nurse?
    by MadameFreckles Jan 8, '13
    2
    catsladder
  24. Should I become a psychiatric nurse?
    by stargazer00 Jan 5, '13
    5
    Meriwhen
  25. Psych RN job right after BSN graduation
    by priorities2 Dec 13, '12
    8
    catsladder
  26. MSN in Clinical Leadership or Case Management - applicable to a career in MHN?
    by swhite2010 Jan 4, '13
    3
    catsladder
  27. The Nightmare  Part Two
    Article by aknottedyarn Dec 28, '12
    10
    aknottedyarn
  28. My thoughts on Mental Health Nursing
    by Elladora Jul 25, '12
    34
    nursinggirl21
  29. Do you Per-Diem out of your specialty?
    by pnkgirl25 Dec 30, '12
    2
    SCSTxRN
  30. The Nightmare known as Psychiatric Care  Part One
    Article by aknottedyarn Dec 18, '12
    23
    wish_me_luck
  31. Feelings on becoming Certified Psych RN
    by Chrissy2003RN Dec 13, '12
    7
    mtsteelhorse
  32. sw to psych nurse
    by laurenlee Jun 23, '11
    7
    Meriwhen
  33. The tragedy @ Newtown, Ct
    by Cathy4836 Dec 15, '12
    3
    Spidey's mom
  34. Difficulty finding jobs outside of psych?
    by Stephieee Nov 30, '12
    5
    MedChica
  35. Ideas for Med Group..inpatient adult psych
    by Stephieee Dec 16, '12
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