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Elements of Psychiatric Nursing Practice

who is the legal guardian, as this pertains to the legality of admitting a minor for psychiatric care. If the patient is accompani...

3 Elements of Psychiatric Nursing

cope with ethical situations primarily from experience and only minimally from formal education, which leaves novice nurses with "...

Psychiatric Nursing's Role

In five pages this paper examines how psychiatric nursing's role has developed in this professional literature overview on the top...

Psychiatric Nursing and Nursing Theory

nursing. Forchuk and Dorsay (1995) and Barker, Reynolds and Stevenson (1997) identify Hildegard Peplau as the first to apply nurs...

Relationship Between Psychiatric Nurse and Patient

formulation with others, testing new behaviors, integrating this learning into "new, more satisfying behavior, and then using thes...

Restraint Uses in Psychiatric Nursing

Yet both organizations also observe that, sometimes, it is necessary to use seclusion and restraint, as a last resort, in order to...

Leadership, Management Experience in 2 Nursing Environments

indicated by Carter, census also frequently plays a vital role in this regard for nursing managers. Other factors that I considere...

Forensic Psychiatric Nursing

endeavor. Nursing in any context requires a detailed knowledge of individual patients. Specifically, a forensic nurse will have a...

Neuman and Rogers Systems Model Application

the realization of the "dehumanizing" of patients that led to them being referred to as "Bed x," "Case x" or some other nameless, ...

Suggestions for a Psychiatric Practicum

imagines that implementation of the practicum could take several different formats. For example, it may consist of formulating a c...

Nursing Knowledge: Development And Utilization

have otherwise been a lingering existence in private homes or disreputable hospitals. Inasmuch as the nurse is "temporarily the c...

An Overview of Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)

demonize others. Most share an impulsive nature but generally tend to differ in their style of emotional response. Ironically, t...

Case Analysis-A Girl with Alopecia

depressed mood and at least two of the following symptoms: "poor appetite or overeating, insomnia or hypersomnia, low energy or fa...

Avoiding Restraint and Seclusion

design. It is "not grounded in research that supports the therapeutic efficacy of this intervention, but upon the observation tha...

Schizophrenia, Bipolar, Major Depressive Disorder

The title identifies the three disorders that are discussed in this paper. This report presents journal entries from a nurse psych...

Psychiatric Nursing Training and Reflective Practice

Irelands influence in reflective practice is now beginning to be felt around the country. Among other developments, the English N...

Truddi Chase's When Rabbit Howls

the abuse shed suffered - child molestation at the hands of a brutal stepfather, witnessing equally-brutal bestiality (they lived ...

ADHD and the Role of the Psychiatric Nurse

motor vehicle crashes, substance abuse, and illegal behavior" (Visser, Lesesne and Perou, 2007, S99). Symptoms include irritabili...

ADHD: A Critique of the Research

and Perou (2007) report that an estimated five to eighteen percent of youth in the US are diagnosed with ADHD and most receive so...

Literature Review on Retaining Psychiatric Nurses

2000). Though one might think that nursing professionals with higher education degrees might be able to address their own stress,...

Psychiatric Nursing and Self Disclosure for Therapeutic Purposes

many had very definite opinions on the matter as a whole, "none of the participants articulated what the process consisted of or h...

7 Nursing Theory Issues

patient was in a significant amount of pain, he made jokes throughout his entire stay, as family members remained at his bedside. ...

Learning Diabetes Self-care

of diabetes care, including blood/glucose monitoring, food intake monitoring, exercise monitoring, and insulin administration. Be...

Derived Theory of Smoking Relapse Analyzed

then transpose and restate it, in order to explain the phenomenon (1987). Then, the identification of content from the parent theo...

Article Critique/Learning Style Preferences

the problem of teaching students with diverse backgrounds and abilities and refer to the 1997 report of the National Committee of ...

Why Should One Choose Nursing?

relational dyads, and the part of a larger social collective. Family values, individual culture and social constructs all impact ...

Personal Philosophy of Nursing

individual is an "open system," which includes "distinct, but integrated physiological, psychological and socio-cultural systems" ...

Psychiatric Nursing, Handling Violence

This research paper presents summaries of three research studies, that pertain to this topic. Eight pages in length, three sources...

Psychiatric Nursing Alternatives

they visited, and some tended to visit fairly frequently (Demling et al, 2002). Patients in general were very positive about thei...

New Nurses Survival Guide

2008, p. 208). The purpose of the study designed by Sorensen and Yankech (2008) was to investigate whether a "research-based, th...