Mental Health or Psychiatry Nursing
Mental health nursing or psychiatric nursing is a nursing specialization who is responsible to provide care to patient’s who is experiencing mental illness or distress. Nurses working in this department should have the ability to understand the psychological, and characteristic or behavioural changes of a person. Since mental health awareness has begun throughout various countries, the need for psychiatric nursing has raised. They are getting an average salary of $96500 a year as per the report. Their main job role includes meeting the patient’s social and emotional needs, supervising medication schedules and evaluating patient progress and treatment status.
- Track 1-1 Psychiatric Medication
- Track 2-2 Physical Care
- Track 3-3 Mental and Emotional Support
- Track 4-4 Psychosocial interventions
- Track 5-5 Electroconvulsive therapy and other advanced treatments