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. A happy new grad RN!
    by AlishiaRN77 Sep 19, '12
    4
    eatmysoxRN
  2. Tardive Dyskinesia
    by 84RN Sep 4, '12
    7
    DenverNurse2B
  3. Mixing medications for emergency treatments
    • Closed
    by New2ER Mar 14, '08
    15
    anna07banana
  4. Interventions for patients with dissociation??
    by wish_me_luck Sep 8, '12
    3
    Bluebell71
  5. Degree level required to work as a psychiatric nurse?
    by Alexanderjitsu Aug 24, '12
    9
    Elladora
  6. Psychiatric NP job entailment?
    by alemat Sep 4, '12
  7. When to make the move
    by exit96 Sep 4, '12
    2
    esc_newnurse
  8. ECT Nurses where are you at?
    by Topaz7 Jun 4, '12
    4
    Topaz7
  9. Need some help!
    by FLLPN3339 Aug 27, '12
    2
    Meriwhen
  10. outpatient psych
    by PsychRN29 Aug 31, '12
    2
    Meriwhen
  11. Nursing intervention for schizophrenic patient having sex?
    by robinslapsRN Oct 22, '09
    41
    MedChica
  12. Any advice on improving MHT patient interactions?
    by stallion8797 Aug 27, '12
  13. Oops!
    by Kay28 Aug 27, '12
    1
    amoLucia
  14. Good Psych Unit?
    by desertsand Aug 26, '12
  15. New Grad Psych Nurse Question - CIWA question
    by mangopeach Aug 23, '12
    4
    GeneralJinjur
  16. med/surg nurse needing feedback from Psych nurses
    by kcmylorn Jul 7, '12
    10
    Whispera
  17. Paranoid patient not certifiable?
    by joanie2341 Aug 23, '12
    4
    TerpGal02
  18. Super excited - Just offered a psych position!!!!
    by Isitpossible Aug 20, '12
    2
    umbdude
  19. Becoming a Mental Health/Psychiatric NP - Advice
    by Medic362 Aug 18, '12
    1
  20. 2012 Review courses--for ANCC exam
    by RMEPP5 Aug 16, '12
  21. How common is burn out among psych nurses?
    by BentleyJazzie Aug 12, '12
    1
    Elladora
  22. Landed a dream position in psychiatric nursing!
    by metricalpound Aug 12, '12
    5
    patekgtech
  23. Is your hospital trialing TMS?
    by Topaz7 Jul 18, '12
    4
    Topaz7
  24. PMHN RN Certification test
    by SCSTxRN Aug 8, '12
    2
    CrazyPremed
  25. Had a patient call the unit after discharge today
    by algebra_demystified Aug 10, '12
    4
    Meriwhen
  26. Should I do transition to practice in Psych??
    by WantAccel.BSN Aug 9, '12
    5
    EricaSAFJAF
  27. What does it take to be a good psych nurse?
    by paulschwinn Jul 3, '12
    21
    sharpeimom
  28. Ever wear ear plugs to deal with the never ending  loud noise?
    by Zen123 Aug 8, '12
    8
    1pinknurse
  29. Tell me how a nurse with no psych experience and no psych certification get picked o?
    by edchunt Jul 20, '12
    8
  30. Motivating Burnt-Out Staff
    by lulain Jul 30, '12
    8
  31. Legal Issues
    by tinasueb73 Jul 31, '12
    4
    Orca
  32. Clinical Director question
    by Nurse_Zen Jul 29, '12
  33. New Grad - Interview coming up, Not sure if I should mention this in the interview
    by mangopeach Jul 23, '12
    5
    SweetPEI
  34. dating someone with schizophrenia
    • Closed
    by dipsett08 Oct 9, '08
    40
    lymiria
  35. Haldol and Ativan cocktail IV
    • Closed
    by TRAMA1RN Aug 19, '08
    24
    TopGirl
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