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Behavioral Health

  • Updated:   6/21/2022
  • Contains:  18 items

Improving emergency care for patients with behavioral health disorders

Goldstein, Mark

Nursing. 52(6):51-54, June 2022.

Patients with behavioral health disorders (BHD) often present in EDs, but many EDs are not fully equipped to provide the needed level of advanced care. This article describes a process improvement project that demonstrates the use of evidence-based tools and systems to improve the care of patients with BHD.

EBM: A pathway to evidence-based nursing management

Shingler-Nace, Autum; Gonzalez, Judith Zedreck

Nursing. 47(2):43-46, February 2017.

Evidence-based management (EBM) is the use of research evidence by nursing leaders to support decision making and improve processes. This article explores how applying EBM to managerial challenges can improve patient outcomes, nurse satisfaction, working conditions, and leadership.

Behavioral health: A natural nursing fit

Robinson, Maryann E.

Nursing. 46(9):61-65, September 2016.

Explore synergies between nursing and behavioral health, then consider how to incorporate behavioral health into nursing practice and policy.

Enhancing end-of-life care for terminally ill psychiatric patients

Steves, Faith; Williams, Tommy

Nursing. 46(8):54-58, August 2016.

Find out how nurses caring for these patients can battle the stigma of mental illness and improve access to quality end-of-life care.