Introduction and Alignment
This workshop provides additional instruction on integrated mental healthcare and is intended to expand the student’s comprehension of roles and responsibilities of the PMHNP while functioning as part of the larger interprofessional team.
Upon completion of this assignment, you should be able to:
Summarize duties and responsibilities of the PMHNP associated with the role of Consult-Liaison.
Compose a brief case study or client scenario which incorporates the services of the PMHNP functioning as a Consult-Liaison.
Compare specific tasks, duties, and responsibilities associated with the Consult-Liaison role as it pertains to inpatient and outpatient mental healthcare settings.
Textbook: American Nurses Association (2014). Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice – pages 12-16; pages 36-37.
Article: Sharrock, J. and Happell, B. (2002), The psychiatric consultation-liaison nurse: Thriving in a general hospital setting. International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 11(1), 24–33. https://doi.org/10.1046/j.1440-0979.2002.00205.x
Use the included resources and/or other articles you find in the Assignment 5.4 literature review.
Navigate to the threaded discussion and respond to the following:
In 3-4 paragraphs, summarize the role of the PMHNP as a consult-liaison. Look at the role from both the inpatient and outpatient setting. How do the tasks, duties and responsibilities differ?
Develop a case study or client scenario in which the PMHNP serves in the role of a consult-liaison.
Your initial post is due by the end of the fifth day of the workshop.
Read and respond to at least two of your classmates’ postings by the end of the workshop.
Select here to access the discussion topic.
Question answered comprehensively
Summarizes consult-liaison role for the PMHNP (20)
Case study/client scenario fully shows PMHNP acting in a consult-liaison role (20)
Student’s post adheres to APA guidelines, including references and citations, and proper style/grammar/punctuation/spelling
Responds to at least two peers’ posts by end of workshop