Psychiatric Nurse

Q&A: What does a nurse practitioner do?

Person who, in a psychiatric environment, gives nursing care to individuals suffering from mental illnesses, psychic disorders or emotional disorders in order to allow the improvement of their mental state of health. With the collaboration of other stakeholders (psychiatrist, psychologist, social worker, etc.), she develops and implements an intervention plan that she adapts during treatment based on the observations she notes in patients, Provides them with the nursing care required by their state of health and supports them in the acquisition of new habits as well as in the modification of their behaviors and attitudes in order to facilitate their reintegration into their family, social and professional environment. She also offers support to their families and loved ones.