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NurseReview.Org - Mental Status Assessment
NurseReview.Org - Mental Status Assessment
NurseReview.Org - Mental Status Assessment
NurseReview.Org - Mental Status Assessment
NurseReview.Org - Mental Status Assessment
NurseReview.Org - Mental Status Assessment
NurseReview.Org - Mental Status Assessment
NurseReview.Org - Mental Status Assessment
NurseReview.Org - Mental Status Assessment
NurseReview.Org - Mental Status Assessment
NurseReview.Org - Mental Status Assessment
NurseReview.Org - Mental Status Assessment
NurseReview.Org - Mental Status Assessment
NurseReview.Org - Mental Status Assessment
NurseReview.Org - Mental Status Assessment
NurseReview.Org - Mental Status Assessment
NurseReview.Org - Mental Status Assessment
NurseReview.Org - Mental Status Assessment
NurseReview.Org - Mental Status Assessment
NurseReview.Org - Mental Status Assessment
NurseReview.Org - Mental Status Assessment
NurseReview.Org - Mental Status Assessment
NurseReview.Org - Mental Status Assessment
NurseReview.Org - Mental Status Assessment
NurseReview.Org - Mental Status Assessment
NurseReview.Org - Mental Status Assessment
NurseReview.Org - Mental Status Assessment
NurseReview.Org - Mental Status Assessment
NurseReview.Org - Mental Status Assessment
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NurseReview.Org - Mental Status Assessment

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    • 1. Mental Status Assessment Physical Examination and Health Assessment
    • 2. Learning Objectives for Mental Health Assessment
      • Define the behaviors that are considered in an assessment of a person’s mental status
      • Describe relevant developmental considerations of the mental status exam.
      • State the purpose of a mental status exam.
      • List the 4 components of mental status assessment.
    • 3. Objectives cont.
      • Complete a MiniMental State Examination.
      • Discuss developmental considerations for infants, children and the aging adult
    • 4. Introduction
      • Defining mental status
      • Assessment of an individual’s behavior
      • Developmental considerations
      • Components of the mental status exam
      • Objective data
    • 5. Introduction
      • Mini-mental state examination
      • Application and critical thinking
      • Abnormal findings
    • 6. What Does Mental Status Mean to You?
      • Emotional and cognitive functioning
    • 7. Mental Disorder
      • Definition of Mental Disorder
      • Organic disorders
      • Psychiatric mental illness
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    • 8. Assessment of an Individual’s Behavior
      • Consciousness
      • Language
      • Mood and affect
      • Orientation
      • Attention
      • Memory
    • 9. Assessment Cont.
      • Abstract reasoning
      • Thought process
      • Thought content
      • Perceptions
    • 10. Developmental Considerations
      • Infants and children
      • Aging adult
    • 11. Components of The Mental Status Exam
      • A ……appearance
      • B …….Behavior
      • C …….Cognition
      • T …….Thought processes
    • 12. A……for Appearance
      • Posture
      • Body movements
      • Dress
      • Grooming and hygiene
    • 13.  
    • 14. B …….For Behavior
      • Level of consciousness
      • Facial expression
      • Speech
      • Mood and affect
    • 15.  
    • 16. C…….For Cognitive Function
      • Orientation
      • Attention span
      • Recent memory
      • Remote memory
      • New learning
    • 17. Cognitive Function Cont.
      • Persons with aphasia
              • Word comprehension
              • Reading
              • Writing
      • Higher intellectual function
      • Judgment
    • 18.  
    • 19. T…… for Thought Processes and Perceptions
      • Thought processes
      • Thought content
      • Perceptions
      • Suicidal thoughts
    • 20.  
    • 21. Mini Mental State Examination
      • Standard set of 11 questions
      • 5 to 10 min. To administer
      • Cognitive functioning only
    • 22. Summary Checklist: Mental Status Assessment
      • Appearance
      • Behavior
      • Cognitive function
      • Thought processes
      • Mini -mental state examination
    • 23. Developmental Considerations
      • Assessment includes
        • Behavioral
        • Cognitive
        • Psychosocial development
        • Examines environmental coping mechanisms of child
    • 24.
      • Utilize A, B, C, T plus assess developmental milestones in the following areas:
        • Psychosocial:
          • Erikson’s stages of Ego Development
          • Erikson’s Theory of Trust vs Mistrust
      • Cognitive Development
      • Behavioral Development
    • 25.
      • Fine Motor Skills
      • Language Skills
      • Personal Social Skills
      • Imitation
      • Abnormalities are usually problems of omission.
    • 26. Application and Critical Thinking
      • Subjective and objective data collection
        • Developmental
        • Age
        • Socioeconomic
        • Transcultural considerations
        • A,B,C, & T
    • 27. Example of Documentation
      • Mental Status : Alert, relaxed, and cooperative. Thought process coherent. Orientated x 3.
    • 28. Critical Thinking Exercises
      • During lab each team will take a situation and will role play the scenario chosen
      • Interviewer, interviewee, third student will be the spotter
      • Complete the mini mental exam as part of the assessment
      • Movies for viewing
        • .Rain Man, I Am Sam, Forest Gump, Beautiful Mind
    • 29. Web Sites of Interest
      • American Federation for Aging Research
        • www.afar.org
      • American Psychological Association
        • www.apa.org
      • Association of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing
        • www.acapn.org

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