Date & Time
Monday, April 29, 2024, 10:15 AM - 11:30 AM
102 Nursing Management of Psychiatric Emergencies

Nurses play a major role in the identification, assessment, and management of patients experiencing psychiatric emergencies. This presentation provides practical information on the common psychiatric emergencies encountered in correctional settings, emergency medications' effects and side effects, and nursing interventions to care for the patient experiencing a psychiatric emergency.

Educational Objectives

  • Identify common psychiatric emergencies in correctional settings
  • Describe nursing interventions to care for patients experiencing psychiatric emergencies
  • Review the medications commonly used to treat psychiatric emergencies