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I'm doing a short term assignment in a gerpsych unit. Never worked this before, any tips or advice?

Davey Do

Specializes in around 25 years psych, 10 years medical. Has 42 years experience.

I'm doing a short term assignment in a gerpsych unit. Never worked this before, any tips or advice?

Welcome to my Professional Favorite Area of Psych Nursing, kristeld!

There are SO many Tips and words of Advice, I wouldn't know where to Start!

But, in the Meantime, before this Discussion gets down to Specifics, use the Search Option, like the one seen in this Attached Image, found at the bottom of the Psychiatric Nursing Forum Page. There have been Many Discussions in this Area of Psychiatric Nursing.

Here's a Thread on Reinforcing a Patient's Perception of Reality that has some Discussion pertaining to Gero Psych:

https://allnurses.com/psychiatric-nursing/reinforcing-a-perception-843349.html

Good Luck to you, kristeld!