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322 Unit 1 Lecture

  1. 1. Welcome to Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Psychiatric Nurses care and communicate All good nurses are psych nurses whether they want to admit it or not!
  2. 2. Mental Health Definition <ul><li>Absence of mental illness </li></ul><ul><li>Adaptation to stress with culturally age appropriate thoughts, feelings and behaviors </li></ul><ul><li>Successful ability to perform in mental functions which result in productive activities, fulfilling relationships and adaptation to change </li></ul>
  3. 3. Mental Illness Definition <ul><li>Any disorder that affects the mind or behavior </li></ul><ul><li>Maladaptation to stress with culturally age inappropriate thoughts, feelings and behaviors </li></ul><ul><li>Behavioral or psychological syndrome with distress, disability & loss </li></ul><ul><li>Mental illness has been applied to those who do not conform to society. The “strange” or “different” i.e. Gandhi, Abraham Lincoln, Mother Teresa…Have all been independent thinkers thus labeled different. So who are the mentally ill-anyone can have a mental illness. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Mental Health vs. Mental Illness <ul><li>Adequate self concept </li></ul><ul><li>Effective coping </li></ul><ul><li>Good problem solving & decision making </li></ul><ul><li>Independent </li></ul><ul><li>Reality based thinking </li></ul><ul><li>Sets goals </li></ul><ul><li>Optimistic </li></ul><ul><li>Delays gratification </li></ul><ul><li>Effective socialization </li></ul><ul><li>Poor self concept </li></ul><ul><li>Ineffective coping </li></ul><ul><li>Poor problem solving & decision making </li></ul><ul><li>Dependent </li></ul><ul><li>Nonreality based thinking </li></ul><ul><li>Poor goal setting </li></ul><ul><li>Pessimistic </li></ul><ul><li>Immediate gratification </li></ul><ul><li>Poor socialization </li></ul>
  5. 5. Myths about Mental Illness <ul><li>Mentally ill people are easily recognized </li></ul><ul><li>Mentally ill people are dangerous </li></ul><ul><li>Mental illness is inherited </li></ul><ul><li>Mental illness can be predicted </li></ul><ul><li>Mental illness is caused by internal forces or maybe the devil! </li></ul><ul><li>Mental illness is incurable </li></ul>
  6. 6. Interdisciplinary/ Multidisciplinary Treatment Team Goal: Form & implement an individualized plan of care for each client
  7. 7. Definition: A team of health care providers who together provide a holistic view of the client. Each member has a specific role within the treatment planning of the client, However some of the roles are duplicated such as providing therapeutic communication Examples of members:
  8. 8. Treatment Team members <ul><li>Psychiatrist </li></ul><ul><li>Psychologist </li></ul><ul><li>Nurse & nursing staff </li></ul><ul><li>Case Manager </li></ul><ul><li>Counselor </li></ul><ul><li>Social Worker </li></ul><ul><li>Rehabilitation Specialist </li></ul><ul><li>Others </li></ul>
  9. 9. Psychiatrist <ul><li>A medical doctor who prescribes treatment & is the head of the team. Responsible for medical diagnosis </li></ul><ul><li>Guidelines for making diagnosis found in: </li></ul><ul><li>DSM-IV-R Diagnostic Statistical Manual </li></ul><ul><li>4 th edition revised </li></ul><ul><li>Diagnosis is made on a multiaxial system </li></ul>
  10. 10. MULTIAXIAL DIAGNOSIS <ul><li>Used to assess several aspects of the client </li></ul><ul><li>Axis I-The Psychiatric Disorder i.e. Depression </li></ul><ul><li>Axis II-The Personality Disorder or Developmental Disorder / deferred i.e. Antisocial Personality Disorder </li></ul><ul><li>Remaining 3 are not needed, but helpful </li></ul><ul><li>Axis III-The Medical Diagnosis i.e. Hypertension </li></ul><ul><li>Axis IV-Psychosocial or environmental problems i.e. financial problems, family conflict </li></ul><ul><li>Axis V-Global Assessment Functioning </li></ul>
  11. 11. Global Assessment Functioning <ul><li>Is an indication of the client’s best level of psychological, social and occupational functioning during the preceding year </li></ul><ul><li>A score of 1 indicates persistent danger of severely hurting oneself or others and 100 indicates superior functioning </li></ul><ul><li>See page 26 in your book for a complete scale </li></ul>
  12. 12. Treatment Team cont. Psychologist <ul><li>Masters or doctorate prepared member who provides the client with psychological testing, behavioral plan, individual therapy/Psychotherapy, and Family Therapy </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>Nurse-offers a holistic view of the client & maintains care 24 hours a day 7 days a week </li></ul><ul><li>RN’s & LPN’s plus </li></ul><ul><li>Mental Health technicians/ Workers -non licensed nursing staff who provide direct care </li></ul>Nursing Staff Responsible for maintaining a safe therapeutic Milieu Treatment Team Cont.
  14. 14. ANA Standards for Psychiatric & Mental Health Nursing <ul><li>Utilizing nursing process which includes identifying outcomes </li></ul><ul><li>Counseling </li></ul><ul><li>Milieu Therapy </li></ul><ul><li>Promotion of self-care activities </li></ul><ul><li>Psychobiological Interventions </li></ul><ul><li>Health teaching </li></ul><ul><li>Case Management </li></ul><ul><li>Health Promotion & Maintenance </li></ul>
  15. 15. Advanced Practice Psych nurses <ul><li>Psychotherapy </li></ul><ul><li>Prescriptive Authority & treatment </li></ul><ul><li>Consultation </li></ul>Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner & Clinical Psychiatric Nurse Specialist
  16. 16. Nurses Care <ul><li>People want to know how much you </li></ul><ul><li>CARE </li></ul><ul><li>Before they care how much you </li></ul><ul><li>Know! </li></ul>
  17. 17. Principles of Caring <ul><li>Patient centered </li></ul><ul><li>Accept the client-nonjudgmental </li></ul><ul><li>Need to express negative emotions </li></ul><ul><li>Do not use a highly intelligent approach </li></ul><ul><li>Be consistent. </li></ul><ul><li>Maintain a therapeutic not social relationship </li></ul>
  18. 18. Caring cont. <ul><li>Make no promises that you cannot keep </li></ul><ul><li>Always call the patient by the preferred name </li></ul><ul><li>Offer praise & sincere compliments </li></ul><ul><li>Treat clients & family like you would want to be treated </li></ul>
  19. 19. Stigma <ul><li>“ If I Had A Wish” </li></ul>
  20. 20. Treatment Team cont. Case Manager <ul><li>Achieve managed care in hospital and community </li></ul><ul><li>Coordinate client care on a broad continuum from insurance to legal to medical needs </li></ul><ul><li>Improve client access to resources within the community </li></ul><ul><li>Coordinate care across fragmented health care delivery systems </li></ul>
  21. 21. Treatment Team cont. Counselor <ul><li>Masters or doctorate, focus is on counseling regarding Client needs i.e. addiction, family crisis, </li></ul>
  22. 22. Treatment Team Cont. Social Worker <ul><li>Masters degree or doctorate; assists the client & support system in discharge planning. </li></ul>
  23. 23. Treatment Team cont. <ul><li>Rehabilitation specialists-focus is in a specialized area i.e. occupation, recreation </li></ul><ul><li>Others: Educational specialist, Art Therapist, Dietician, Music Therapist, Out patient </li></ul>
  24. 24. HISTORY OF MENTAL ILLNESS <ul><li>ANCIENT BELIEFS: Hippocrates (400 BC)—disequilibrium of four humors (blood, black bile, yellow bile, and phlegm) </li></ul><ul><li>MIDDLE AGES (500-1500 AD): Europe=associated with witchcraft and supernatural; “ship of fools” to search for their lost rationality </li></ul><ul><li>Middle Eastern Islamic: first asylums for mentally ill by Moslems </li></ul><ul><li>CHRISTIANITY (16 TH -17 TH century): demon possessed; Rx by theologians and witch doctors; incarcerated in dungeons, beaten and starved; witch hunts </li></ul>
  25. 25. HISTORY OF MENTAL ILLNESS <ul><li>1751: Benjamin Franklin est. Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia: first institution in Us to treat MI. </li></ul><ul><li>Dr Benjamin Rush: Father of American Psychiatry; attempted to offer medical interventions (bloodletting, spinning chair, tranquilizer chair </li></ul><ul><li>1800’s: Dorothea Dix, school teacher, promoted State Hospitals; crusade was that MI should receive equal care to physical illness </li></ul><ul><li>1873: Linda Richards first American psychiatric nurse, emphasized assessing physical and emotional needs. Established first School of Psychiatric Nursing </li></ul>
  26. 26. HISTORY OF MENTAL ILLNESS <ul><li>1935: Insulin Shock Therapy developed </li></ul><ul><li>1936: Psychosurgery/Lobotomy popular thru 1950’s—still used in Europe </li></ul><ul><li>1937: Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) still used in US today </li></ul><ul><li>1950: National League of Nursing required psychiatric nursing course in curriculum </li></ul><ul><li>1952: Hildegard Peplau published theory on Interpersonal Relations in Nursing </li></ul><ul><li>1954: first tranquilizer/psychotropic medication (Thorazine) </li></ul>
  27. 27. HISTORY OF MENTAL ILLNESS <ul><li>1963: Deinstitutionalization of State Hospitals </li></ul><ul><li>1970: Mentally Ill Pt Bill of Rights approved by federal government </li></ul><ul><li>1973: ANA established Standards of Psych-mental health nursing </li></ul><ul><li>1990: declared Decade of the Brain—goal was to discover cause of MI; ANA established Standards for child & adolescent mental health nursing & addictions nursing </li></ul>
  28. 28. HISTORY OF MENTAL ILLNESS <ul><li>21 st Century: Healthy People 2010 goals: decrease in MI & suicides, substance abuse; continue research of new medications with minimal SE, search for cause of MI; insurance to pay for self help RX & effective de-stress techniques, increase in herbal medicine, increase in preventive care </li></ul><ul><li>West Virginia Mental Health crisis: admissions to mental hospitals increased 45% 1999-2003. Beds have decreased & spending has increased. Group homes have decreased & jail admissions have increased. In 2005 Group Homes decreased in WV from 205 to 86. </li></ul>
  29. 29. HISTORY OF MENTAL ILLNESS <ul><li>Recent Cabell County Substance Abuse health care providers believe part of problem regarding substance abuse is lack of accessible treatment. Law enforcement believed need more money spent with law enforcement & jail system </li></ul><ul><li>Prevalence of Psychiatric Disorders in US </li></ul><ul><li>2.2 million people affected with Schizophrenia </li></ul><ul><li>18.8 million have Affective Disorder( Depression, Bipolar) 19.1 million have Anxiety Disorder </li></ul><ul><li>1 in 3 families affected with a mental illness (2006) </li></ul>
  30. 30. Legal and ethical Mentally Ill Clients have the same rights as all individuals
  31. 31. Rights of hospitalized client Examples: <ul><li>Right to dignity </li></ul><ul><li>Right to individualized </li></ul><ul><li>treatment </li></ul><ul><li>Right to vote </li></ul><ul><li>Right to mail </li></ul><ul><li>Right to worship </li></ul><ul><li>Right to legal counsel </li></ul><ul><li>Right to informed consent </li></ul><ul><li>Right to visitors </li></ul><ul><li>Right to be assessed within a limited period of time ( usually 72 hours) </li></ul>
  32. 32. Important Legal Rights <ul><li>Confidentiality </li></ul><ul><li>Right to treatment </li></ul><ul><li>Right to least restrictive treatment </li></ul><ul><li>Right to refuse treatment </li></ul>
  33. 33. Right to Confidentiality <ul><li>Nurses must maintain confidentiality </li></ul><ul><li>Breach of confidentiality could cause termination of employment/expulsion from college program </li></ul><ul><li>Law requires disclosure of info: suspected child abuse(Nurses are mandated reporters), criminal cases, government requests & public has the right to know (Duty to Warn & Protect) </li></ul><ul><li>Stigma of being mentally ill makes need for confidentiality greater than with many </li></ul><ul><li>physical illnesses. </li></ul>
  34. 34. Right to Treatment <ul><li>Legal courts uphold that mentally ill have the right to fair and humane treatment </li></ul><ul><li>Federal law mandates that all states must provide mental health care. For example: State mental health facilities </li></ul><ul><li>Client must be informed of the individualized treatment-commonly known as Treatment Team meetings </li></ul>
  35. 35. Right to Least Restrictive Treatment <ul><li>Examples: </li></ul><ul><li>Will receive the least amount of medication that decreases symptoms </li></ul><ul><li>Communication Medication </li></ul><ul><li>most restrictive-Seclusion &/restraints </li></ul><ul><li>Discharge to least restrictive </li></ul><ul><li>environment </li></ul>
  36. 36. Right to Refuse Treatment <ul><li>Client has the right to refuse treatment if client is not a threat to self or others </li></ul><ul><li>Cannot be kept hospitalized against his/her will </li></ul><ul><li>Physician & legal system can petition for continued treatment if client is threat to self or other </li></ul><ul><li>May need physician second opinion-example: Paranoid client believes medication is poison & refuses the meds </li></ul>
  37. 37. Ethical Issues often also legal issues <ul><li>Nurse maintains ethics by following professional code of conduct established by the professional society-ANA </li></ul><ul><li>Ethical situations often present with moral issues </li></ul>
  38. 38. Legal ethical components must always be considered by the professional nurse
  39. 39. CULTURAL ISSUES <ul><li>Learned behavior based on values, beliefs & perceptions as established by cohesive group </li></ul><ul><li>Reflected in food, religion, communication, personal space, dress, level of independence, role expectations </li></ul><ul><li>ETHNICITY: sense of belonging to a cultural group </li></ul><ul><li>ETHNOCENTRISM: belief that one’s culture is superior to another </li></ul><ul><li>STEREOTYPES: formulating a belief system based on negative biases </li></ul><ul><li>DISCRIMINATION: prejudice that is demonstrated thru behavior (ageism, sexism, racism) </li></ul>
  40. 40. CULTURAL ISSUES <ul><li>Caring for culturally diverse populations requires: </li></ul><ul><li>Open-mindedness: allows nurse to be more sensitive about needs </li></ul><ul><li>Knowledge: educate self about culture </li></ul><ul><li>Communicating: use interpreter or recognize level of English fluency </li></ul>
  41. 41. PSYCHOSOCIAL REHABILITATION <ul><li>Teach individuals disabled by mental illness to work & live independently, overcome blocks in opportunity & motivation and follow regimens of living likely to maintain or restore highest possible level of well-being </li></ul><ul><li>Use eclectic/holistic approach to help persons with psychiatric disabilities become satisfied and successful in their environments with least amount of professional assistance </li></ul>
  42. 42. PSYCHOSOCIAL REHABILITATION <ul><li>TERTIARY PREVENTION </li></ul><ul><li>teach persons disabled by MI to work & live independently, develop new skills & take medications </li></ul><ul><li>NONCOMPLIANCE </li></ul><ul><li>Reasons: side effects, transportation, cost, stigma, lack family support, lifestyle (homeless) </li></ul><ul><li>EMPOWERMENT </li></ul><ul><li>Acceptance of what is </li></ul><ul><li>Responsibility for one’s experience of what is </li></ul><ul><li>Trust in one’s self & ability to make appropriate choices </li></ul><ul><li>LEVELS: Participation; choosing; supporting/relating; negotiating; accessing resources </li></ul>
  43. 43. TRADITIONAL VERSUS PSYCHIATRIC REHABILITATION <ul><li>FOCUS </li></ul><ul><li>Disease, illness, symptoms </li></ul><ul><li>BASIS </li></ul><ul><li>Disabilities </li></ul><ul><li>SETTING </li></ul><ul><li>Institution </li></ul><ul><li>THERAPEUTIC APPROACH </li></ul><ul><li>Expert to patient </li></ul><ul><li>FOCUS </li></ul><ul><li>Wellness & health </li></ul><ul><li>BASIS </li></ul><ul><li>Abilities & functional behaviors </li></ul><ul><li>SETTING </li></ul><ul><li>Community </li></ul><ul><li>THERAPEUTIC APPROACH </li></ul><ul><li>Adult to adult </li></ul>
  44. 44. TRADITIONAL VERSUS PSYCHIATRIC REHABILITATION <ul><li>MEDICATION </li></ul><ul><li>Medicate until symptoms controlled </li></ul><ul><li>DECISION MAKING </li></ul><ul><li>Doctor makes decisions & prescribes </li></ul><ul><li>EMPHASIS </li></ul><ul><li>Dependence & compliance </li></ul><ul><li>MEDICATION </li></ul><ul><li>Medicate as appropriate. Must tolerate & control some symptoms </li></ul><ul><li>DECISION MAKING </li></ul><ul><li>Management in partnership with patient </li></ul><ul><li>EMPHASIS </li></ul><ul><li>Strengths, self-help and interdependence </li></ul>

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