Establish and maintain a therapeutic relationship with a patient and demonstrate effective use of effective communication skills with staff and patients.
Applying Nursing Process
Identify and describe common psychiatric disorders and formulate appropriate nursing interventions related to each disorder.
Applying nursing principles in medication administration.
Identify the main categories of psychotropic medications (indications for use, side effects, dosing, nursing implications, patient/family teaching needs, and appropriate monitoring) and safely pass medications in clinical if appropriate in the clinical setting.
Holistic nursing care
Demonstrate an understanding of providing holistic care for those who suffer with mental illness through exploring your own feelings, strengths, gifts and spirituality.