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Mental Health Professional Experience Placement Analysis:


Use the nursing process to describe the assessment, planning, implementing and

evaluation of the nursing care you provided to one mental health consumer, focusing on

one mental health issue. Detail the assessment findings including the subjective and

objective data that led to developing a recovery-focused goal collaborating with the


This essay looks at the student’s ability to appropriately assess, plan, implement and

evaluate mental health nursing care. The nursing process is a sequence of problem solving

steps used to identify and to plan individualized care for persons experiencing

mental health problems. The steps in the nursing process include assessment, diagnoses,

planning, implementation, evaluation and reflection. Students are encouraged to phrase

the nursing diagnosis as per previous PEPA.