Psychiatric Nursing

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Psychiatric Nursing

Welcome to Psychiatric Nursing (HESI EXAMINATION) Prepared by: Jeffrey Viernes Psychiatric Nursing or mental health nursing is the specialty of nursing that cares for people of all ages withmental illness or mental distress, such as schizophrenia,bipolar disorder, psychosis, depression or dementia. Nurses in this area receive more training in psychological therapies, building a therapeutic alliance, dealing with challenging behavior, and the administration of psychiatric medication. The most important duty of a psychiatric nurse is to maintain a positive therapeutic relationship with patients in a clinical setting. The fundamental elements of mental health care revolve around the interpersonal relations and i

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