Title page, grammar, punctuation, and in-text citations are present and correct. Includes at least two APA citations from sources that provide information for this paper, one of which may be the textbook. Paper includes a proper introduction and conclusion and is 2-3 pages in length (not including the title page) and double-spaced.
Describes an alternative or complementary therapy that can be used in mental health treatment and whether it requires special licensing or certification.
Discusses whether this CAM therapy requires a physician order or can be used as an independent nursing intervention.
Describes how the CAM treatment is carried out, how the client is physically prepared for the therapy, the steps the practitioner follows, and any equipment needed.
Student describes the research that has been done regarding the therapy and the evidence for its success.
Choose a mental health concern that interests you. Possible topics include, but are not limited to:
- Major Depressive Disorder
- Seasonal Affective Disorder
- Panic Disorder
- Developmental and Cognitive Disorders
Write 1-2 paragraphs describing your topic.
Gather your resources. Be sure to find at least five substantial and credible resources, four of which must be from professional medical, nursing, or psychiatric journals. Write an APA-formatted Reference Page and submit it along with your topic description.
Choose resources that will help you discuss specific characteristics, treatment options, and nurse-client relationship considerations for the health concern you have chosen. The document below outlines the level of detail that you will need to provide in your final paper. Use this document as a guide when selecting your resources.
Psychosocial Nursing Course Project GuidelinesDiscuss the characteristics of your specific mental health concern. Define the mental health condition.Describe the signs and symptoms. Give examples.What are the effects on work, family and social functioning?What are some of the legal and ethical concerns surrounding this condition, such as competency, consent, right to treatment and commitment?Discuss the variety of treatment options for a patient with this mental health concern, including therapies, medication, and nursing interventions.Describe therapies that are commonly used.Discuss the medications commonly used, effects, side effects.Includedelegated evidence-basednursing interventionsthat can be used.Discuss the nurse-client relationship in caring for a person with this specific mental health condition and how it may vary from other areas of nursing.Include ethical concerns that may arise in caring for the patient.Discuss maintaining appropriate boundaries in the relationship. Describe how the work of one nursing theorist can be helpful in caring for this client. Discuss your personal feelings about caring for a client with this mental health concern.What are your concerns? How do you maintain personal safety and client safetyin the case of decompensation? What are the goals for this client? Are you interested in working with clients with this specific mental health concern and why?