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The Mental Health Nurse
The Mental Health Nurse
The Mental Health Nurse
The Mental Health Nurse
The Mental Health Nurse
The Mental Health Nurse
The Mental Health Nurse
The Mental Health Nurse
The Mental Health Nurse
The Mental Health Nurse
The Mental Health Nurse
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The Mental Health Nurse

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The mental health nurse, functions, and phenomena of concern

The mental health nurse, functions, and phenomena of concern

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  • 1. The Mental Health NurseERIC F PAZZIUAGAN, RN, MAN, DScN Units
  • 2. Areas of Practice
  • 3. Basic-level Functions Counselling  Interventions and communication techniques  Problem-solving  Crisis interventions  Stress management  Behavior modification
  • 4.  Milieu Therapy  Maintain therapeutic environment  Teach skills  Encourage communication between clients and others  Promote growth through role modelling
  • 5.  Self-care activities  independence  Increase self-esteem  Improve function and health Psychobiologic Interventions  Administer medications  Teach  Observe
  • 6.  Health teaching Case management Health promotion and maintenance
  • 7. Advance level functions Psychotherapy Prescriptive authority Consultation and liaison Evaluation Program development and management Clinical supervision
  • 8. Psychiatric- Mental Health Nursing Phenomena of Concern
  • 9.  Promotion of optimal mental and physical well-being and prevention of mental illness. Impaired ability to function related to psychiatric, emotional, and physiological distress. Alterations in thinking, perceiving and communicating due to psychiatric disorders or mental health problems. Behaviors and mental states that indicate potential danger to self and others
  • 10.  Emotional stress related to illness, pain, disability, and loss Symptom management, side effects, or toxiciness associated with self- administered drugs, psychopharmacological interventions, and other treatment modalities The barriers to treatment efficacy and recovery posed by alcohol and substance abuse and dependence Self-concept and body image changes, developmental, life process
  • 11.  Physical symptoms that occur along with altered psychological status Psychological symptoms that occur along with altered physiological status Interpersonal, organizational, sociocultural, spiritual or environmental circumstances or events that have an effect on the mental and emotional well-being of the family or community Elements of recovery, including ability to maintain housing, employment, and social support, that helps individuals re-engage in seeking meaningful lives. Societal factors such as violence, poverty, and substance abuse.

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