Published on May 11th, 2017 | from CAMH Education
CAMH Library: Research on Mental Health Nursing for National Nursing Week
By Sarah Bonato, Reference/Research Librarian, CAMH Library
The theme for 2017 National Nursing Week is #YESThisIsNursing!
It’s an opportunity to showcase the full scope of what nurses can do! See below for recent research on mental health nursing.
An Analysis of Canadian Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing through the Junctures of History, Gender, Nursing Education, and Quality of Work Life in Ontario, Manitoba, Alberta, and Saskatchewan
From the International Scholarly Research Network 2013 Apr 28;2013:184024
- A research article on how Canadian nurses, the largest group of health care workers can help support a national mental health strategy
Access at https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23710367
Delirium, Dementia, and Depression in Older Adults: Assessment and Care, Second Edition
From the Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario
- This guideline is for nurses and other members of the interprofessional health-care team and can be used to enhance the quality of their practice pertaining to delirium, dementia, and depression in older adults.
Access at http://rnao.ca/bpg/guidelines/assessment-and-care-older-adults-delirium-dementia-and-depression
Effective Strategies for Nurses Empowering Clients With Schizophrenia: Medication Use as a Tool in Recovery
From Issues in Mental Health Nursing
- A research article on how psychiatric nurses can use effective strategies to collaborate with clients to improve treatment adherence.
Access at https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27111300
Mental Health Nursing of Adults with Learning Disabilities
From the Royal College of Nursing
- This guideline is on how nurses and nursing students in mental health services can deliver high quality health care to people with learning disabilities.
Access at https://www2.rcn.org.uk/__data/assets/pdf_file/0006/78765/003184.pdf
Use of a Dedicated, Non-Physician-led Mental Health Team to Reduce Pediatric Emergency Department Lengths of Stay
From Academic Emergency Medicine 2016 Apr;23(4):440-7
- This article addresses how a nurse led multidisciplinary process can reduce length of stay.
Access at https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26806468