Trends in psychiatry nursing

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Trends in psychiatry nursing

  1. 1. MR. JAYESH PATIDAR 1
  2. 2. 1. Demographic Changes Types of family (increased number of nuclear families). Increasing number of the elderly group. 2
  3. 3. 2. Social Changes• The need for maintain intergroup & intragroup loyalties.• Peer pressure 3
  4. 4. 3. Economic Changes• Industrialization• Urbanization• Raised standard of living 4
  5. 5. 4. Technological Changes• Mass media• Electronic system• Information Technology 5
  6. 6. 5. Mental Health Care Changes• Increased awareness in the public regarding mental health• Need to maintain mental stability• Increased mental health problems. 6
  7. 7. 6. Educational Programs for the Psychiatric Nurse• Diploma in Psychiatric Nursing (the first program was offered in 1956 at NIMHANS, Bangalore).• M.Sc in Psychiatric Nursing (the first program was offered in 1976 at Rajkumari Amrit Kaur College of Nursing, New Delhi).• M.Phil in Psychiatric Nursing (1990, M.G. University , Kottayam).• Doctorate in Psychiatric Nursing (offered at MAHE, Manipal; RAK CON, Delhi, NIMHANS, Banglore).• Short-term Training for both the degree & Diploma Holder in Nursing. 7
  8. 8. 7. Standard of Mental Health Nursing• Quality nursing care• Accountibility 8
  9. 9. 8. Development of Code of Ethics• This is very important for a psychiatric nurses as she takes up independents roles in psychotherapy, behavioral therapy, individual therapy, group therapy, maintains patient’s confidentiality, protect his rights & acts as patient’s advocates. 9
  10. 10. 9. Legal Aspects in Psychiatric Nursing• The practice of psychiatric nursing is influenced by law, particularly in its concern for the rights of patients & quality of care they receive• The client’s rights to refuse a particular treatment , intentional torts, informed consent, confidentiality, & record keeping are few legal issues in which the nurse has to particiapte & gain quality knowledge. 10
  11. 11. 10. Promotion of Research in Mental Health Nursing 11
  12. 12. 11. Cost Effective Nursing Care• Studies need to be conducted to find out the viability in term of cost involved in training a nurse & the quality of output in terms of nursing care rendered by her 12
  13. 13. 12. Focus of Care• Care of elderly, children, women, youth, mentally retarded & chronic mentally ill 13
  14. 14. NK Y OUT HA 14

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