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Acute Inpatient Psychiatry (Meyer 5)

Patient Population

  • Schizophrenia/General Psychiatry

Number of Beds

  • 19

Nurse/Patient Ratio

  • 1:04

New Grad Orientation Length

  • 8 weeks
Devin Lowe

Why I Choose Psychiatric Nursing

"There's a huge focus on teaching here. We have lunchtime learning lectures, workshops, and classes. Health care is always changing and it's nice to be at a hospital that's on the cutting edge, that's forward thinking and often molds the patient care practice that other hospitals follow."

—Devin Lowe, RN
Geriatrics/Chronic Pain Unit

More Food, Fewer Crises

The introduction of family-style dining last year has changed the atmosphere across Meyer 3, a locked unit that accommodates up to 22 patients, many of them diagnosed with schizophrenia or affective illnesses, such as bipolar disorder.

Read how introduction of Family-style dining has changed patient's attitudes.