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. What do you have to do to become a psych nurse? What's it like
    by Rachelmargaret Jan 14, '13
    3
    macfar28
  2. Psych / how do I get started?
    by marcos9999 Jan 23, '13
    2
    marcos9999
  3. How much lifting on psych unit?
    by Marcia73 Jan 23, '13
    2
    elkpark
  4. Is this nurse in the wrong?
    by Novo Dec 22, '12
    20
    K os
  5. My Positive Experience as  a Third Year Psy. Nursing Student
    by lasair Jan 15, '13
    4
    lasair
  6. Is their wisdom in becoming a psych nurse if the nurse has his own psych history?
    by j_tay1981 Jan 10, '13
    15
    EquestrianRN
  7. pregnant psych patients?
    by gatigress Jan 13, '13
    4
    Meriwhen
  8. Psych patient refuses medication but can't tell me why...what now?
    by Marshall1 Nov 4, '12
    12
    Meriwhen
  9. What to expect during my Mental Health rotation.
    by relondnah SNKC Jan 8, '13
    4
    relondnah SNKC
  10. Concern/question about PMHNP and Clinical Psychologists
    by Love&Care Dec 1, '12
    13
    Applehead
  11. psych groups
    by LyndeLou1982 Dec 3, '12
    4
    gatigress
  12. Behavior Health CMC Charlotte
    by Cougar1113 Jan 4, '13
    2
    Cougar1113
  13. Difference in Extended Treatment vs Acute Treatment
    by serenitylove14 Jan 9, '13
    2
    serenitylove14
  14. New psych rn grad
    by lynds80 Jan 12, '13
    2
    lynds80
  15. HIPAA violation???
    by Chrissy2003RN Jan 10, '13
    4
    Meriwhen
  16. Filling scripts
    by Marston3s Jan 11, '13
    1
    dudette10
  17. what does it take to be a good psych nurse?
    by MadameFreckles Jan 8, '13
    2
    catsladder
  18. Should I become a psychiatric nurse?
    by stargazer00 Jan 5, '13
    5
    Meriwhen
  19. Psych RN job right after BSN graduation
    by priorities2 Dec 13, '12
    8
    catsladder
  20. MSN in Clinical Leadership or Case Management - applicable to a career in MHN?
    by swhite2010 Jan 4, '13
    3
    catsladder
  21. The Nightmare  Part Two
    Article by aknottedyarn Dec 28, '12
    10
    aknottedyarn
  22. My thoughts on Mental Health Nursing
    by Elladora Jul 25, '12
    34
    nursinggirl21
  23. Do you Per-Diem out of your specialty?
    by pnkgirl25 Dec 30, '12
    2
    SCSTxRN
  24. The Nightmare known as Psychiatric Care  Part One
    Article by aknottedyarn Dec 18, '12
    23
    wish_me_luck
  25. Feelings on becoming Certified Psych RN
    by Chrissy2003RN Dec 13, '12
    7
    mtsteelhorse
  26. sw to psych nurse
    by laurenlee Jun 23, '11
    7
    Meriwhen
  27. The tragedy @ Newtown, Ct
    by Cathy4836 Dec 15, '12
    3
    Spidey's mom
  28. Difficulty finding jobs outside of psych?
    by Stephieee Nov 30, '12
    5
    MedChica
  29. Ideas for Med Group..inpatient adult psych
    by Stephieee Dec 16, '12
  30. Need advice on new job ASAP
    by wiggingout Dec 12, '12
    6
    wiggingout
  31. What books, magazines, websites to learn Pediatric Psych for precepting
    by orientbeachgirl Dec 9, '12
  32. Promotion...decision?
    by beth.grossman Dec 4, '12
    2
    Feistn
  33. A job interview
    by DVT33 Dec 3, '12
    2
    kennybania
  34. State hospitals?
    by Ntheboat2 Nov 6, '12
    6
    kennybania
  35. Coworker (resident) is a former patient..
    by mystory Nov 9, '12
    8
    tigerlogic
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