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Healthy Outcomes for Psychiatric Patients Chamberlain School of Nursing RN Collaborative Healthcare NR 447 Tammy Nelson September 29, 2013 Healthy Outcomes for Psychiatric Patients Introduction The selected smart goals for Leadership Development and Organizational Planning are Medication Compliance for Psychiatric Patients and admittance to a Partial Hospital Program after hospital discharge for continued therapy on and outpatient basis. These SMART goals are very important for healthy outcomes of the patients diagnosed with Mental illness. Acquiring new coping skills and learning medication compliance is essential for good mental health. Goal 1: Leadership Development Peer Reviewed Article The leadership development topic of Patients being admitted to a Partial Hospital Program for continued therapy for improvement of mental health has been addressed by Brown, Julene. In the article titled Hospital Outpatient Facility Services.
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Assessment Tools Analysis Lorena Lee, R. N. NUR/440 September 26, 2011 Priscilla Aylesworth, RN, MSN Assessment Tools Analysis There are many assessment tools used in the mental health field. This paper will be evaluating three of these tools: * Beck Depression Inventory * Mini-Mental State Exam * Perceived Stress Scale. When a patient is admitted to a unit, a detailed assessment is initiated. Through the use of assessment tools, such as Beck Depression Inventory, Mini-Mental State Exam, Perceived Stress Scale, a nurse can determine the type and intensity of care the patient may need. By using each of these tools together, when used correctly, a nurse can develop a Care Plan individualized and aimed at the patient’s
1 Research into Mental Health Nursing Mental Health nursing is the speciality of nursing that cares for people of all ages with mental illness or mental distress, such as Schizophrenia, bipolar disorder psychosis, depression or dementia. Nurses in this area receive more training in psychological therapies, building a therapeutic alliance, dealing with challenging behaviour and the administration of psychiatric medication (Wikipedia, 2012) The need for psychiatric mental health nursing has its roots near the end of the 19th century when it was believed that patients in mental hospitals should receive nursing care. Psychiatric mental health nursing has since come a long way, with psychiatric-mental health content incorporated into all diploma and baccalaureate nursing programs. As new needs for services developed in the health care arena, the role and function of the psychiatric-mental health nurse expanded, leading to advanced practice registered nurses in psychiatric-mental health nursing (APRN-PMH). Psychiatric-mental health nurses are a rich resource as providers of psychiatric-mental health services and patient care partners for the consumers of those services.
MHR1000 FOUNDATIONS FOR NURSING PRACTICE: MENTAL HEALTH | Mental Health Issues And Its Effects Upon The Individual, Their Carers, Family and Friends | Summative Assessment | 3299 Words | 10th July 2013 | Schizophrenia is a widely recognized chronic and severe psychiatric disorder which according to the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE, 2009) guidelines, affects one per-cent of the UK population. Schizophrenia can be classified as an overall category for the mental illness; however, diagnostic tools such as the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-10) and the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV) reveal the variations of the psychiatric disorder. This essay will explore and focus on one specific subtype of the mental illness. Paranoid Schizophrenia. According to T.Davies and T.Craig (2009, p45), Paranoid Schizophrenia is one of the most common subtypes of the psychotic illness which affects the individuals variation of emotion, thinking and behaviour.