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Austen Riggs Nurses Discuss the Open Setting

Nursing at Riggs is different from many other psychiatric settings. In this video series, Riggs nursing staff members engage in conversation about the challenging and rewarding work they do in a completely open and voluntary setting. 

In the video below, Primary Charge Nurse Diane Heckman, RN; Mental Health Worker Brian O'Gara; and Mental Health Worker Jennifer Morse reflect on the “special kind of relationship between staff and patients” the open setting requires.

Check back next week to watch Video 2 - Austen Riggs Center: A Unique Psychiatric Nursing Approach.

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