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Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing

Competency-Based Assessments

Psychiatric-Mental Health NursingCompetency-Based Assessments

Competency-Based Assessments

1 .
How do these bodies of nursing contribute to maintaining the required standards of nursing practice?
2 .
Describe the role of Boards of Nursing in regulating nursing practice. How do they contribute to the evaluation, renewal, and disciplinary actions related to nursing licenses?
3 .
Give examples of how nursing standards are set at both the federal and state levels. How do organizations like the ANA and government entities impact nursing practice standards?
4 .
How has the DSM evolved since its initial publication in 1952?
5 .
How does the DSM-5 guide clinicians in assessing and diagnosing individuals with mental health symptoms?
6 .
What methods and tools do nurses use to gather comprehensive data about a client’s mental health status?
7 .
How do nurses develop individualized care plans that address the unique needs and preferences of clients with mental health disorders?
8 .
How does ongoing evaluation contribute to optimizing wellness and minimizing unwarranted treatment in mental health care?
9 .
How does the recovery model focus on wellness, resilience, and self-directed living in mental health and addictions treatment?
10 .
How did the recovery model evolve, and what historical events and movements influenced its development?
11 .
How do challenges such as diagnostic overshadowing, psychopharmacology learning curves, and ethical dilemmas impact nurses?

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