Crisis Intervention

by Diana Shenefield, PhD

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    Welcome! My name is Diana Shenefield and the in class topic we are gonna talk about today is Psychosocial Integrity. As it falls under crisis interventions and you may be saying to yourself crisis interventions is all our patients are under crisis. And that's true. So what can i do as a nurse to identify the patients that are in crisis and what can i do to de-escalate? So we are gonna look at those patients. We are looking at the risk factors for crisis and then again what interventions can the nurse provide to the help the patient through those crisis at the time on their happening, situational crisis or may be that they are coming in under crisis. Our learning outcomes today is we are gonna identify patients in crisis and again it may be every patients in crisis. And it may seem that way depending on what unit you work in. Then again being able to identity those patients at risk and then maintain patient safety. That is our top goal. When patients are in crisis sometimes they are not thinking straight until we wanna make sure they were keeping our patient safe. Are other patient safe as well as keeping ourselves and other healthcare provider safe. So let's start with our typical NCLEX question. When caring for a patient who has been raped which action should a nurse take first? So again we are looking at situational crisis and then you also notice that the question is asking for which would you do first. That kinda gives me an hint that i might do more than one of these things. But i need to find out what i would do first? So i am looking at Maslow. I am looking at physical conditions. I am looking...

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    The lecture Crisis Intervention by Diana Shenefield, PhD is from the course Psychosocial Integrity. It contains the following chapters:

    • Crisis Interventions
    • Definition of Crisis
    • Nursing Interventions
    • Remember & Closing

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    1. 4 to 6 weeks
    2. 1 to 2 weeks
    3. 12 to 14 weeks
    4. 24 to 26 weeks
    1. Active, with focus on current situation
    2. Reassuring
    3. Passive listening
    4. Explore early life experiences
    1. One-to-one suicide precautions
    2. Suicide precautions with 30-minute checks
    3. Checking the whereabouts of the patient every 15 minutes
    4. Asking the patient to report suicidal thoughts immediately

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     Diana Shenefield, PhD

    Diana Shenefield, PhD

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