Describe the role of mental health nurses in the community.
Text and Materials:
Nies, Mary A., McEwen, Melanie (2015). Community/Public Health Nursing. Promoting the Health of the Populations. (6th ed).
Publication Manual American Psychological Association (APA) (6th ed.).
2009 ISBN: 978-1-4338-0561-5
Populations Affected by Mental Illness
Read chapter 24 of the class textbook and review PowerPoint presentation under Lectures. Once done answer the following questions;
- Explain and give some examples of the concepts of community mental health, and discuss the importance of community mental health promotion in special populations.
- Describe the biological, social, and political factors associated with mental illness.
- Describe different types of evidence-based treatment for mental disorders, including the use of psychotropic medication management, community case management, and crisis intervention. Give at least one example.
- Describe the role of mental health nurses in the community.
As stated in the syllabus please present your assignment in an APA format, word document, Arial 12 font attached to the forum in the discussion tab of the blackboard titled “week 14 DQs” for grading and under the corresponding week “Week 13 DQs” under the assignment tab to verify originality. A minimum of 2 evidence-based references (excluding the class textbook) are required. Two replies to any of your peers sustained with the proper references are required. A minimum of 700 words is required and please make sure you spell check your assignment for grammatical errors before you post it.