How to Study for Mental Health Nursing in Nursing School

How to Study for Mental Health Nursing in Nursing School

This video discusses how to study for mental health nursing (psychiatric nursing) as a nursing student in nursing school. In this video, I talk about communication techniques, coping & defense mechanisms, mental health drugs, and patient teaching. In addition, I provide you with sample NCLEX-RN style questions that you may encounter on a mental health nursing exam.

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43 Comments

  1. Thank you! Really helpful info! I wish you did a Mental Status Examination Video.. I have my Mental Health Practical exam the 30th.. wish me luck! keep up the good work!!

  2. Have anyone used Introductory Mental Health Nursing edition3 ? … because I am having a hard time taking the test due to the fact that the test questions are nothing like the book !

  3. Hey Sarah, around beginning of 9th minute, you say you made a video about “how to assess what type of learner you are…” I’ve been trying to search for this video throughout your channel because I can’t find a link in this video’s description or anywhere. If you get the chance, any ideas which video it might be? Thanks!

  4. Hi Sarah. I am struggling in Mental Health and wish you would put out more videos on Anorexia, Sexual Disorders, Schizo affective disorders etc.

  5. Hey Ms. RN! Happy to be seeing you again for my Psych NUR class! Next semester is Peds and maternity! Then I become a senior! You are such a blessing I say again thank u!

  6. Hi! Great videos! But, where are your specific mental health videos (e.g. schizophrenia, depression)? Something to add to the to-do list! 🙂

  7. your god set, you are helping me get through nursing school. Thank you from the bottom of my heart. I am never disappointed after watching any of your videos.

  8. Watching your videos is like going to God in prayers because you know He will not disappoint you or leave you empty handed. God and your videos are why I’m still in nursing school. I watch your videos b/4 ever I start reading. More power to your elbow!

  9. Your teacher sounds amazing! Mine literally doesn’t explain much. When I asked him how to study, he literally told me to stop stressing, it is a easy A class…. I am so frustrated. So your video help! TY

  10. I’m a Nationally Certified Counselor and I’m going back to school to study to become a psychiatric nurse… thanks for posting your video. I feel a little more at ease going back to study becuase nursing is so far out of my element, but I want to be able to stay in my field and better serve my patients. I’m so excited about expanding my knowledge in the field of mental health and looking forward to nursing. Again, thank you.

  11. Thank you so much for the tips! i’ll definitely implement these in my studies however i’d love it if you considered to make more Mental Health videos.Your video’s have been such a great help to my colleagues and i since the past year, it has helped me through Patho-physiology, Health assessment and countless other courses. Anyways, I really do hope you consider! Thanks again for all the videos and also coming along with us on our journey through nursing school with your content.

  12. Omg thank you so much! This was really helpful!!!! I’ve watched a lot and will keep watching your videos. God bless you girl. This is your gift!
    I think I speak for a lot of nursing students when I say we appreciate this!!!! Thank you!

  13. Could you please post psych vidoes and pediatrics videos? Your med surg videos have been so helpful for me while studying for my nclex.

  14. Great video, I’m actually taking mental health right now. Thank you. Do you have specific videos
    on mental health like defense mechanisms?

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