psychiatric care

Comorbid mental illness on acute medical units

Comorbid mental illness on acute medical units

Overcome stigma and misconceptions to ensure quality care.   CNE: 1.5 contact Hours Learning Objectives:  Describe nursing care for patients on an acute medical unit who have comorbid mental illness.…
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Managing mental health emergencies in the ED

Safety and continuity are key to successful care. By Jessica L. Dzubak, RN Takeaways: The most important consideration when caring for this special population is ensuring, first and…

Problem of psychiatric patient ED boarding

Leaders can advocate for changes to reduce ED boarding and crowding. IN SEPTEMBER 2012, in Update 2 to the Comprehensive Accreditation Manual for Hospitals, The Joint Commission published revisions…

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