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. example of BIRP psychiatric charting
    by mrn2000 Apr 30
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    Davey Do
  2. What are some typical things you do as a Psychiatric Nurse
    by drewtheman Mar 6
    12
    HeyNurse2014
  3. Is psych for me?
    by freckles23 Apr 23
    2
    vintagemother
  4. Charting PRN requests
    by vintagemother Apr 19
    5
    Meriwhen
  5. New Geri-Psych unit opening Monday..
    by HAWKIRN Apr 23
    6
    HAWKIRN
  6. How to wear name badge on inpt. psych unit
    by HAWKIRN Apr 15
    14
    Meriwhen
  7. OHSU's PMHNP Program
    by HealingThoughts Apr 24
    2
    PsychGuy
  8. safety on free-standing IP psych unit
    by malepsychRN Feb 13
    6
    sopsyched
  9. Psychiatric nursing... do you really lose all your nursing skills?
    by lilmoongoddess Aug 21, '12
    42
    Isastorm
  10. Student Nurse making plans to immigrate to Australia
    by LDunks Apr 23
  11. I realized that I was an old Psych Nurse when...
    Photo by Davey Do Apr 22
    5
    Davey Do
  12. How do you keep a calm milieu?
    by Isastorm Apr 19
    14
    Isastorm
  13. Psych to Psych NP, Need Advice?
    by folakasumu Mar 30
    7
    UrineGoodHands
  14. Nakedness
    by imapsychrn Apr 17
    8
    Penholder
  15. when to add cogentin/benadryl?
    by sassyann85 Apr 12
    8
    PsychGuy
  16. Certifications in Psych
    by EatYourVeggies Apr 17
    1
    Meriwhen
  17. Passed My ANCC Certification :)
    by chevyv Apr 12
    9
    cjcsoon2brn
  18. First nursing interview in Psych!
    by EatYourVeggies Apr 4
    12
    angelabLPN
  19. Made an uh oh
    by momo_2013 Apr 2
    4
    angelabLPN
  20. Foundations Recovery Network
    by amanda421 Apr 15
  21. Beneficial Psychiatric Nursing Books..
    by HAWKIRN Apr 14
    1
    PsychGuy
  22. New Grad going into Mental Health??
    by anymeans2014 Apr 12
    5
    sharpeimom
  23. Nurses' perceptions of patients with borderline personality disorder - lit review
    by pinkiepieRN May 9, '13
    25
    nurse lala
  24. drug/alcohol pt questions
    by sassyann85 Mar 19
    4
    chevyv
  25. Critical Thinking in Mental Health Setting
    by EatYourVeggies Apr 6
    4
    Mandychelle79
  26. Being pulled to medical
    by Sissybee1 Mar 31
    9
  27. Support needed for new geripsych unit job..
    by HAWKIRN Mar 26
    4
    MrChicagoRN
  28. How to get started as a psych nurse?
    by Dewman Apr 5
    3
    EatYourVeggies
  29. Newbie RN
    by moonchildRN Mar 6
    6
    PsychGuy
  30. psychology nurse assessment forms
    by RN-EAST Apr 5
  31. How often do you encounter violence?
    by studentnurse9806 Feb 13
    16
    MrChicagoRN
  32. challenges in psych nursing.
    by 1981go Mar 27
    17
    PsychGuy
  33. Will I be stuck as a Psych Nurse forever?
    by Peppermint_RN Oct 10, '13
    10
    EatYourVeggies
  34. Help with LPN-RN & Psychiatric Nursing Questions
    by Summert7 Apr 1
    2
    Meriwhen
  35. how to get certified as a psychiatric RN
    by rpnrn Mar 30
    6
    Meriwhen
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