Nursing

Ongoing safety assessment in the psychiatric milieu

HCPro's Advisor to the ANCC Magnet Recognition Program®, October 1, 2010

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Nurses will gather information at admission to perform an initial safety assessment of the patient. This involves not only asking the patient about his or her suicidal ideation, but also obtaining information on any current suicide plan, feasibility of following through with the plan, and past attempts. 

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