What is Psychiatric Nursing?
Psychiatric nursing utilizes trained nurses who have special training and/or experience beyond the standard curriculum required for a registered nurse in the evaluation, psychotherapy, and teaching needed by a patient suffering from a diagnosed psychiatric disorder.
Psychiatric Nursing through Compass Home Health & Rehab
The services of the psychiatric nurse are to be provided under a plan of care established and reviewed by a physician or allowed practitioner for the active treatment of a psychiatric condition. The following are common types of mental psychiatric disorders that may require the skill of a psychiatric nurse in home health:
- Eating Disorders
- Anxiety Disorders
- Seizure Disorders
- Bipolar Disorders
- Depressive Symptoms
- Self-Care Deficit
- Manic Behaviors
- Disruptive/Impulsive Behaviors
- Obsessive/Compulsive Behaviors
- Sleep Disturbances
- Delusional Thoughts
- Cognitive Impairments
- Somatization Complaints
- Medication Non-Compliance
If you have any questions regarding our Orthopaedic Program, please contact us at either of the numbers listed below.
Do I Need Psychiatric Nursing Services?
The best way to evaluate this need, is to contact your primary care physician if you are unsure if your program requires the skills of a psychiatric nurse or you can contact us at (570) 287-4800 if you have further questions.
Compass Home Health & Rehab complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, communicable disease or sexual orientation (an individual’s sex, gender identity, sex stereotyping, pregnancy, childbirth and related conditions).