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. good psych books
    by sassyann85 Mar 18
    2
    PsychGuy
  2. Looking for some info from the parents side
    • Closed
    by aeris99 Mar 21
    7
    traumaRUs
  3. Psych Tech in the Army
    by digilue Mar 21
  4. A non-psyche nurse needs advice
    by alpha omega Mar 15
    8
    nurse lala
  5. New grad eager for new psych position
    by jmiraRN Feb 25
    12
    kristyinkansas
  6. University of Southern Alabama Psych NP program, Summer 14
    by Deboer50 Mar 2
    1
    aharris30
  7. Psychiatric Epidemiology
    by anie10 Mar 13
    1
    WhyMEok
  8. Austin State Hospital - To do or not to do?
    by pjatx Feb 18
    2
    txredheadnurse
  9. Behavioral Support Nursing Anyone?
    by DijonRN Mar 13
  10. Research Results - Nurses cariDementia on Inpatient Psychiatric Units
    Research by SLThomasRN Mar 12
  11. New RN...excited
    by matt15301 Mar 10
    3
    JuliRN
  12. MSN Capstone: caring for Patients with Advanced Dementia on a Psychiatric Unit
    by SLThomasRN Dec 12, '13
    1
    SLThomasRN
  13. ICU to Behavioral Health?
    by traumasurgRN Mar 5
    2
    froggy8
  14. Job search
    by Elle18 Mar 9
    3
    MrChicagoRN
  15. Psych/Addictions: Withdrawal vs EPS
    by electricblack Mar 7
    5
    electricblack
  16. How to stop crying on the job?
    11
    Retired APRN
  17. IM meds question
    by sassifras85 Feb 3
    18
    JuliRN
  18. Are seclusion/isolation rooms considered a restraint?
    by babaloo Feb 18
    9
    hiphopRN
  19. Share a experience at KidsPeace for a new grad nurse
    by whslee01 Mar 4
    1
    traumaRUs
  20. New psych nurse starting on new adult unit
    by KBRN2013 Mar 1
    4
    lmb1248
  21. offered position on psych floor...advice welcomed!
    by srleslie Aug 27, '13
    2
    NurseTot
  22. PRN Psych medications
    by babaloo Feb 27
    5
    JuliRN
  23. De-escalation Techniques/ Redirection techniques for Crisis Situations
    by babaloo Feb 20
    15
    JuliRN
  24. Which diagnosis?
    by nursegreene Jan 29
    11
    JuliRN
  25. Any experience with pseudoseizures?
    by Umberlee Feb 27
    10
    JuliRN
  26. Being a better mental health nurse
    by jbell262 Mar 2
  27. Forensic Psychiatric Nursing: A Unique APRN Opportunity
    Article by Psychcns Jun 29, '13
    20
    PsychPAC
  28. New grad hired in another specialty but psych is first love
    by Neohippy Feb 23
    5
    Neohippy
  29. Hallucinations
    by babaloo Feb 23
    7
    CapeCodMermaid
  30. State operated vs Private Sector??
    by beckyNCrn Feb 24
    2
    MrChicagoRN
  31. How would you deal with a patient who looks disoriented and clumsy?
    by babaloo Feb 23
    3
    TerpGal02
  32. Reality Orientation for hallucinations/delusions?
    by babaloo Feb 17
    6
    tareija
  33. UPMC Shadyside school of nursing
    2
    ChristineN
  34. Outpatient psych
    by Lil'mama Jan 26
    6
    Umberlee
  35. Does psych nursing affect ur home life?
    by ProgressiveThinking Oct 19, '13
    28
    _nursemarjorie
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