Let's continue with our Nurse Licensure Exam review with our NLE Quick Facts
#NLEQuickFacts No. 1: What is Psychiatric Nursing?
- Interpersonal process whereby the professional nurse practitioner through the therapeutic use of self, assist an individual, family, group, or community to promote mental health, to prevent mental illness and suffering, to participate in the treatment and rehabilitation of the mentally ill, and if necessary to find meaning in these experiences.
- It is both a Science and an Art.
Watch out for our weekly pop quiz and trivia to prepare you for the NLE.Source: Ray A. Gapuz Review System. The ABC's of Psychiatric Nursing: Core Concepts for the Nurse Licensure Exam, (2nd ed.). 1-2.