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sprinkler, and shower heads locked windows, platform beds, rounded corners on furniture, furniture heavy so cannot throwInpatient care begins with medical assessment- rule out/consider comorbid conditionsPatient’s bill of rightsUnderstanding of roles of Members of the Multidisciplinary Treatment Team.Case manager within the hospitalSocial worker- helps with things outside the hospitalPsychiatric nurse generalist- RNs, focuson mental health and illnessAdvanced practice psychiatric nurses- CNSs and NPs, assess, psychotherapy, prescribe, diagnose, treatPsychiatrist- prescribe, psychotherapyPsychologist- evaluation, psychological testing, psychotherapy, counselingSocial workers- counseling, supportive services- housing, health care in communityCounselors- individual and group counselingOccupational therapists- ADLs, role performancePhysical therapists-rehabilitationArt therapists- understand problems, enhance healthy development, reduce effects of illnessRecreation therapists- improve emotional, physical, cognitive, and social well-beingPharmacists- distribution and centralized monitoring of drug regimensMedical personnel- physicians whose focus is nonpsychiatric of comorbid conditionsMental health workers-psych aides, extensive contact with patientsPastoral counselors- clergy, counselingConsumer providers- individuals with serious mental illness, trained to use experience to provide recovery-oriented services and support3
Working together to work wondersUnderstanding of components of Roles and Functions.??Clear understanding of: primary, secondary, and tertiary care and how toapply.Primary- promotes health and prevents mental health problems from occurring (education) Secondary- focuses on early detection of mental illness (screening)Tertiary- focuses on rehab and prevention of further problems in clients previously diagnosed (support group, rehab)Helpful:oObjectivesoBox 5-1oBox 5-2oKey PointsQuestion Example – Ch. 5A patient with schizophrenia had an exacerbation related to medication noncompliance. During 4 days of hospitalization, medication was resumed. The patient’s thought processes are now more organized, and discharge is planned. The patient’s family is upset and tells the nurse, “It’s too soon for discharge. We will just go through all this again.” The nurse should: