Mental Health Nursing
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- 1. Imminent danger of harming self
- 2. Imminent danger of harming others
- 3. Unable to care for basic needs, placing individual at imminent risk of harming self
A written plan or “map” identifying predetermined times that specific nursing and medical interventions will be implemented.
Escape or leave a psychiatric treatment facility without medical authorization or recommendation
Managed behavioral health care organizations (MBHOs)
Managed care plans that developed separately from medical services to provide mental health and substance-abuse treatment
Managed care plans
Care plans that provide members with a list of health care providers they may visit and then either cover the entire cost or collect co-pays from members
Mental health parity
Recognition by health insurance companies that mental illnesses are as debilitating and in need of proper treatment as physical illnesses
The physical and social environment of an individual
Multidisciplinary treatment plan
A plan developed with input from a diverse group of health care professionals (nurse, social workers, psychologists, physicians)
Psychiatric case management
A program that coordinates services for individual patient care
The development of the skills necessary for a person with chronic mental illness to live independently
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