Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing
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This paper describes the role and responsibilities of the psychiatric and mental health nurse (PMHN), showing how they work with clients in wide range of settings, including facilities, institutions, and in the community. The paper further points out how PMHN practice has been expanding since 1967 and the PMHN role has continued to expand because doctoral programs specializing in psychiatric nursing have expanded the knowledge base. The paper concludes by noting that the nurse patient relationship is the core of psychiatric mental health nursing.
From the Paper:"The psychiatric and mental health nurse (PMHN) works with clients in wide range of settings, including facilities, institutions, and in the community. This form of nursing is marked by unique roles and responsibilities because of clients' unique needs and responses to care. This paper will demonstrate how the roles and responsibilities of the PMH nurse continue to expand. One of the roles of the PMH nurse is that of advocate for patients with mental illness in a society pervaded by stigma. Society's attitudes to abnormal behavior are based in stigma. Stigma..."
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Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing (2007, December 01) Retrieved August 18, 2022, from https://www.academon.com/research-paper/psychiatric-and-mental-health-nursing-132995/
"Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing" 01 December 2007. Web. 18 August. 2022. <https://www.academon.com/research-paper/psychiatric-and-mental-health-nursing-132995/>