Rachel Luby – RCNi Nurse Awards 2019 Mental Health Nursing finalist

Rachel Luby – RCNi Nurse Awards 2019 Mental Health Nursing finalist

This project is about trying to increase confidence talking about sex And to better meet patients’ sexual expression needs The outcomes have been that patients have said that they’re more confident to talk about sex Staff are more willing to talk to patients about sex in care plans etc And at a population level, we …

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Increased ICP (Intracranial Pressure) Nursing Care Animation

Increased ICP (Intracranial Pressure) Nursing Care Animation

So, what is intracranial pressure? What can cause elevated intracranial pressure? Why is this such a problem? Basically, Intracranial pressure is the amount of pressure within the cranium caused by the brain tissue, blood within the brain cavity and cerebral spinal fluid or CSF. Now, we need this specific pressure within, our normal pressure is …

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Pathophysiology of Increased ICP

Pathophysiology of Increased ICP

Increased intracranial pressure (increased ICP) Check out the Neurological Disorders Pathopedia E-book on thedrnurse.com! Each entry has a complete pathophysiology, signs and symptoms, and priority nursing care for each disorder. Etiology: An increase in CSF, an increase in cerebral blood flow and/or an increase in brain tissue (edema) Meningitis Trauma An increase in ONE or …

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Myocardial Infarction (MI Heart Attack) for NCLEX Review and nursing students

Alright. Let s talk Myocardial Infarction. When we talk Myocardial Infarction, we re of course talking about a heart attack. Now, this is an important disorder to understand because it affects a lot of Americans and it s something that you re going to see in your work in the hospital either directly, as patients …

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Blood pressure measurement – OSCE guide

Blood pressure measurement – OSCE guide

Hi, my name is Simon, I’m one of the final year medical students. Can I just check your name and age, please? Yeah, my name is Andrew and I’m 25. Nice to meet you Andrew. Today, I’d like to take your blood pressure So that will entail me taking this cuff Inflating it around your …

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Helping people to get better – Mental Health Nursing at UWE

Helping people to get better – Mental Health Nursing at UWE

My name is Lusy and I just finished studying for my mental health nursing degree at UWE Gloucester Campus. It’s amazing. You are surrounded by the docks and beautiful view all the time. I have a job lined up in a few months time so I am really looking forward to that. I used to …

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Leading Change, Adding Value – Care Maker adding value to mental health services

Leading Change, Adding Value – Care Maker adding value to mental health services

>>Tony Longbone: The Dentistry project was introduced following some work that I did whilst seconded in to the community with the dementia pathway team and coming in to role as Care Maker back on the inpatient wards where I’m now working I wanted to see if I could transfer that work over. So I looked …

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SMU Active Minds: Faces of Mental Health video series Part III (Nadine Huerta)

SMU Active Minds: Faces of Mental Health video series Part III (Nadine Huerta)

>>I was in my fourth semester of my program, I was in the middle of my preceptorship and things were going great. I had gotten the preceptorship I wanted, my grades were better than they have ever been. I felt like I was being really social, but something wasn’t right. And I knew this because …

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Mental Health Q&A – Episode 1 – What is it like to be a Mental Health Nurse?

Mental Health Q&A – Episode 1 – What is it like to be a Mental Health Nurse?

I meet different people with different educational backgrounds some very educated people and looked after them and actually reminded them to every wash which is something that takes you back when you’re working with someone and thinking they’re in architecture is a professional but today they can’t even remember the event but first every single …

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Psychiatric Mental Health vignette featuring Elizabeth Goldberg / We Got This

Psychiatric Mental Health vignette featuring Elizabeth Goldberg / We Got This

My name is Liz Goldberg. I am in the psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner certificate program at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing. The reason I applied to the psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner program is because I would like to be able to help people overcome their addictions. Particularly their addictions to pain medications, …

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