(Answered) NURS 6650 Week 6 Discussion:Treatment of Psychiatric Emergencies in Children Versus Adults

To Prepare:
 Review the Learning Resources concerning emergency psychiatric medicine.
 Consider a case where your adult client had a psychiatric emergency. (Note: If you
have not had an adult client with a psychiatric emergency, ask your preceptor to
describe one of their clients with a psychiatric emergency to use as an example for this
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By Day 3
 Briefly describe the case you selected.
 Explain how you would treat the client differently if he or she were a child or adolescent.
 Explain any legal or ethical issues you would have to consider when working with a
child or adolescent emergency case.


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