Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing

Psychiatric Nursing or Mental Health Nursingis a nursing field specializes in psychiatric, mental health, and works with children, teens, and adults of all ages. They are skilled in treating distressor mental illnesses which include: schizophrenia, mood disorders, anxiety, schizoaffective disorder, personality disorders, eating disorders, substance abuse, psychosis and paranoia.

Responsibilities

  • Psychiatric mental health nurses will evaluate the mental and physical health needs of patients
  • Psychiatric mental health nurses are involved in the administration of medicines, and treatment of electroconvulsive therapy and prepare and maintain patient records and produce care plans and risk assessments
  • Side effects and response to these medical treatments will be assessed
  • Psychiatric mental health nurses build relationships with patients to encourage trust, while listening to and understanding their needs and concerns
  • Monitor results of treatment, ensure the correct administration of medication, including injections
  • Work with patients' families and care takers, to educate them and the patient about their mental health conditions.
  • Liaising with doctors, psychologists, healthcare assistants, social workers, psychiatrists, occupational therapists, arts therapists and allied health professionals

“This Conference welcomes international contributions addressing mental health promotion, public policy concerns, and educational preparation of mental health nurses.”

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