Nearly one in five U.S. adults lives with a mental illness. Cleveland Clinic nurses are being trained on how to deal with unexpected behavioral health issues so they can stay safe.
Cleveland Clinic Fairview Hospital CNO Deborah Small and two other nurses will share details on the development, implementation and outcomes of a new safety rounding app for behavioral health at the ANCC Magnet Conference®.
Implementing the use of smartphones for safety check rounding in Behavioral Health was a team effort and it’s paying off with greater efficiency and attention to patients.
Some behavioral health disorders demand diverging from standard outpatient treatment models to best meet patients’ needs. Here are three examples of how that can translate to outcome benefits.
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Pediatric anxiety treatments need to combine cognitive behavioral therapies, parent training and medication. Cleveland Clinic is developing collaborative treatments that involve parents and the child’s other providers.
Pediatric hospital providers should routinely monitor patients for delirium, especially those who are at higher risk while undergoing treatment in the intensive care unit, surgical services or pediatric neurology services.
Children and adolescents with chronic pain often have depression and anxiety. Including psychiatric care in a pediatric pain rehabilitation program can help address the interconnectedness of these problems.
A faculty of over 50 pediatric experts explores practice implications of the year’s most important advances in pediatric care June 11-13 at Cleveland Clinic Children’s Pediatric Innovation Summit.
While we have long been able to analyze the financial impact of screening options and therapies, there now are tools that can help providers analyze the effects of their efforts.
Antipsychotic medications can be an efficacious option for pediatric aggression, but their use requires a comprehensive multidisciplinary approach with behavioral management, school interventions and parental training.