NU671-8L Unit 3 Assignment – Clinical Preparation Journal Herzing
Each week you will be given a prompt to write a reflective journal assignment that will allow you to investigate areas for clinical preparation in psychiatric mental health. The reflective journal should abide by APA writing standards, include a minimum of one reference in APA format, and be a minimum of 250 words.
Review the following resources for mental status exam:
- PsychPage. (n.d.). How to conduct a mental status exam (Links to an external site.). http://www.psychpage.com/learning/library/advpract/mse.htm
- Mental Status Exam Handout
Give a brief summary of the components of the mental status exam. Why is this critical to the care of the mental health patient?