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. How to stop crying on the job?
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    Retired APRN
  2. IM meds question
    by sassifras85 Feb 3
    18
    JuliRN
  3. Are seclusion/isolation rooms considered a restraint?
    by babaloo Feb 18
    9
    hiphopRN
  4. Share a experience at KidsPeace for a new grad nurse
    by whslee01 Mar 4
    1
    traumaRUs
  5. New psych nurse starting on new adult unit
    by KBRN2013 Mar 1
    4
    lmb1248
  6. MSN-PMHNP Program Recommendations?
    by chuckster Mar 3
  7. offered position on psych floor...advice welcomed!
    by srleslie Aug 27, '13
    2
    NurseTot
  8. PRN Psych medications
    by babaloo Feb 27
    5
    JuliRN
  9. De-escalation Techniques/ Redirection techniques for Crisis Situations
    by babaloo Feb 20
    15
    JuliRN
  10. Which diagnosis?
    by nursegreene Jan 29
    11
    JuliRN
  11. Any experience with pseudoseizures?
    by Umberlee Feb 27
    10
    JuliRN
  12. Being a better mental health nurse
    by jbell262 Mar 2
  13. Forensic Psychiatric Nursing: A Unique APRN Opportunity
    Article by Psychcns Jun 29, '13
    20
    PsychPAC
  14. New grad hired in another specialty but psych is first love
    by Neohippy Feb 23
    5
    Neohippy
  15. Hallucinations
    by babaloo Feb 23
    7
    CapeCodMermaid
  16. State operated vs Private Sector??
    by beckyNCrn Feb 24
    2
    MrChicagoRN
  17. How would you deal with a patient who looks disoriented and clumsy?
    by babaloo Feb 23
    3
    TerpGal02
  18. Reality Orientation for hallucinations/delusions?
    by babaloo Feb 17
    6
    tareija
  19. UPMC Shadyside school of nursing
    2
    ChristineN
  20. Outpatient psych
    by Lil'mama Jan 26
    6
    Umberlee
  21. Does psych nursing affect ur home life?
    by ProgressiveThinking Oct 19, '13
    28
    _nursemarjorie
  22. Advice to a nursing student on psych specialty
    by On_a_mission92 Feb 15
    2
    On_a_mission92
  23. suggestions for new SN extern
    by hakhama Feb 19
  24. new to MH
    by kimpayne89 Feb 13
    4
    kimpayne89
  25. Mental Health Guidance
    by SteveDE Feb 13
    3
    TerpGal02
  26. Psych nursing and primary care
    by babynurse73 Feb 8
    4
    imapsychrn
  27. psych nursing while pregnant/adult vs adolescent
    by KBRN2013 Feb 13
    4
    Meriwhen
  28. Pressing charges
    by alb402 Feb 13
    2
    macfar28
  29. what are chemical restraints?
    by sassyann8585 Feb 12
    14
    Umberlee
  30. restraint question?
    by sassyann8585 Feb 11
    3
    Meriwhen
  31. ACNN Psych Nursing Cert Question
    by Hotfornursing Feb 12
    1
    MrChicagoRN
  32. Patients with gender identity issues
    by Umberlee Feb 9
    10
    TerpGal02
  33. alternative to trauma shears?
    by greenbeanio Feb 1
    3
    Meriwhen
  34. PMHNP online schools
    by rainier13 Feb 9
  35. I don't have to listen to you
    by Mandychelle79 Jan 20
    12
    Mandychelle79
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