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Psych RN

Psychiatric/Behavioral Health RN

  • Date Format: MM slash DD slash YYYY
  • Self-Assessment Rating Scale:

    No Experience
    Theory or observation only during the past 12 months

    Limited Experience
    Performed less than 12 times within the past 12 months and may need a review

    Experienced
    Performed at least once per month within the past 12 months and may need minimal assistance

    Highly Skilled
    Performed on at least a weekly basis over the past 12 months; proficient
  • No ExperienceLimited ExperienceExperiencedHighly Skilled
    Assessment - Admission
    Assessment - Initial nursing assessment and care plan
    Assessment - Initial treatment plan
    Assessment - Neurological vital signs
    Assessment - Nursing care plan updates
    Assessment - Nursing diagnosis
    Assessment - Suicide risk
    Assist with Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT)
    Care of patient - Alcohol dependency
    Care of patient - Drug dependency
    Care of patient - ECT
    Care of patient - Hallucinations
    Care of patient - Manic behavior
    Care of patient - Med-Psych patient
    Care of patient - Organic disorder
    Care of patient - Partial hospital/intensive outpatient patient
    Care of patient - Seclusion and Restraints
    Care of patient - Seizure disorder
    Care of patient - Suicide behavior
    Care of patient - Tracheostomy
    Charting - Behavioristic
    Charting - Discharge planning
    Charting - ECT
    Charting - Treatment/goal oriented
    Manage drug/alcohol detox symptoms
    Management of assaultive behavior
    Medications - Heparin
    Medications - Manage EPS symptoms
    Medications - Oral Psychotropic medications
    Medications - Z-technique (IM)
    O2 Therapy - Bag and Mask
    O2 Therapy - External CPAP
    O2 Therapy - Face masks
    O2 Therapy - Inhalers
    O2 Therapy - Nasal cannula
    O2 Therapy - Trach collar
    Participate in multi-disciplinary staffing
    Participation in milieu therapy
    Patient teaching
    Perform - Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
    Perform - Group Therapy Leader
    Perform - Insert Foley Catheter
    Perform - Tube Feeding
    Psychiatric emergency response team
    Psychiatric home health
    Rapid tranquilization
    Restraints - application and assessment of Ambulatory cuffs
    Restraints - application and assessment of Full restraints
    Restraints - application and assessment of Wrist restraints
    Telephonic crisis intervention
    Therapeutic communication skills
  • No ExperienceLimited ExperienceExperiencedHighly Skilled
    Assessment - Site and patency
    Perform - Administer Hyperalimentation/TPN
    Perform - Administer Packed RBC's
    Perform - Discontinue IV Therapy
    Perform - Draw blood from central line
    Perform - Draw venous blood
    Perform - Start IV (heparin lock)
  • No ExperienceLimited ExperienceExperiencedHighly Skilled
    Perform - Administer medications (oral)
    Perform - Administer medications (rectal)
    Perform - Administer medications (subcutaneous)
    Perform - Administer medications (unit dose)
    Perform - injections (intramuscular)