Psychiatric Care and Mental Health in the Community
Review the attached Power Point presentation. Once done answer the following questions;
1. What challenges have you encountered in working with patients with mental health issues? How do you feel these challenges will be different in a community health setting? Would it be easier or more difficult and why?
2. Discuss scenarios in which the community health nurses might encounter ethical issues related to mental health. Give some examples and explain.
As stated in the syllabus present your assignment in an APA format, word document, Arial 12 font attached to the forum in the discussion tab of the discussion board title “week 14 discussion questions”. You must used at least 2 evidence based references no older than 5 years besides the class textbook. A minimum of 500 excluding the first and references page are required.
Chapter 27 Psychiatric Care and Mental Health in the Community
The Unique Role and Perspective of Psychiatric–Mental Health
Engages in therapeutic use of self
Nursing in Caring for the Public’s Health
Patterns of disease
Methods of control and prevention of health problems
Definition of Mental Health
Mental health involves connection of body, mind, and spirit, in mental and physical wholesomeness.
History of Mental Health in the Community
Early humanitarian reform in mental health
Community mental health reform in the 1960s
History and Spirit of Psychiatric–Mental Health Nursing in the Community
State of the science of psychiatric–mental health nursing
Levels of psychiatric–mental health nursing practice
Individuals and Population Groups Needing Psychiatric–Mental Health Services
Loss, death, separation
Illness—acute and chronic
Stress and coping
Individuals and Population Groups Needing Psychiatric–Mental Health Services (cont.)
Victims of violence
Models for Psychiatric–Mental Health Nursing Practice
Public health model
Primary care model
Primary mental health care model
Using reflection in nursing education and practice
Using a phenomenological perspective:
Understanding the public’s mental health lived experience, one person at a time