Psychiatric Nursing Certification Review Guide for the Generalist and Advanced Practice Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse

Author: Victoria Mosack
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 9781449610937
Release Date: 2010-10-25
Genre: Medical

Developed especially for practicing nurses preparing for the certification examination offered by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the Psychiatric Nursing Certification Review Guide for the Generalist and Advanced Practice Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse provides a succinct, yet comprehensive review of the core material. This book has been organized to give the reviewer test taking strategies and techniques and sample test questions, which are intended to serve as an introduction to the testing arena. In addition, a bibliography is included for those who need a more in depth discussion of the subject matter in each chapter. The Third Edition has been completely revised and updated to reflect current guidelines and information from the latest version of the DSM IV-TR. The medications and use of medications has also been updated to reflect proper usage and doses.

All In One Nursing Care Planning Resource

Author: Pamela L. Swearingen
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323262866
Release Date: 2015-02-02
Genre: Medical

Features nursing care plans for all four core clinical areas. This unique presentation makes this a must-have care plans book for nursing students.

The Psychiatric Interview

Author: Daniel J. Carlat
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 0781751861
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Medical

Revised and updated, this practical handbook is a succinct how-to guide to the psychiatric interview. In a conversational style with many clinical vignettes, Dr. Carlat outlines effective techniques for approaching threatening topics, improving patient recall, dealing with challenging patients, obtaining the psychiatric history, and interviewing for diagnosis and treatment. This edition features updated chapters on the major psychiatric disorders, new chapters on the malingering patient and attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, and new clinical vignettes. Easy-to-photocopy appendices include data forms, patient education handouts, and other frequently referenced information. Pocket cards that accompany the book provide a portable quick-reference to often needed facts.

Pmhn Exam Secrets Study Guide

Author: Pmhn Exam Secrets Test Prep Team
Publisher: Mometrix Media LLC
ISBN: 1610725735
Release Date: 2014-03-31
Genre: Medical

***Includes Practice Test Questions*** PMHN Exam Secrets helps you ace the Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse Exam, without weeks and months of endless studying. Our comprehensive PMHN Exam Secrets study guide is written by our exam experts, who painstakingly researched every topic and concept that you need to know to ace your test. Our original research reveals specific weaknesses that you can exploit to increase your exam score more than you've ever imagined. PMHN Exam Secrets includes: The 5 Secret Keys to PMHN Exam Success: Time is Your Greatest Enemy, Guessing is Not Guesswork, Practice Smarter, Not Harder, Prepare, Don't Procrastinate, Test Yourself; A comprehensive General Strategy review including: Make Predictions, Answer the Question, Benchmark, Valid Information, Avoid Fact Traps, Milk the Question, The Trap of Familiarity, Eliminate Answers, Tough Questions, Brainstorm, Read Carefully, Face Value, Prefixes, Hedge Phrases, Switchback Words, New Information, Time Management, Contextual Clues, Don't Panic, Pace Yourself, Answer Selection, Check Your Work, Beware of Directly Quoted Answers, Slang, Extreme Statements, Answer Choice Families; Comprehensive sections including: Learning Disorders in Children, Adolescent Mood Disorders, Psychological Theories on Aging, Therapeutic Communication, Group Development, Therapeutic Milieu, Restrictive Measures, Evaluating Patient Outcomes, Mental Status Examination, Patient Assessment Techniques, Behavioral Predictors, Beck Depression Inventory, Nursing Process, Crisis Intervention, Psychopharmacology, Phases of Drug Therapy, Antipsychotic Medications, Lithium Toxicity, Continuum of Care, Pain Control, ECT, Depressive Disorders, Bipolar Disorder, Levels of Anxiety, Panic Disorders, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Though Process Descriptors, Anorexia and Bulimia Nervosa, Alzheimers and Dementia, Alcohol and Substance Abuse, Functional Families, Effects of Mental Illness, and much more...

Core Curriculum for Oncology Nursing

Author: ONS
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9781455776597
Release Date: 2015-02-10
Genre: Medical

There’s no other OCN® Exam review resource like it! The Core Curriculum for Oncology Nursing, 5th Edition is the only review book for the OCN Examination developed in collaboration with Oncology Nursing Society (ONS). Based on the latest test blueprint for the OCN Exam, this book covers the entire scope of practice for oncology nursing — in an outline format that emphasizes important information and streamlines your review. Edited by Joanne Itano, a certified oncology nurse, The Core Curriculum is recognized as the definitive review tool for the OCN exam. Whether you’re preparing for your initial OCN certification or getting recertified, you cannot do without this resource! Definitive preparation guide for the OCN® Examination is developed in collaboration with, and endorsed by, the Oncology Nursing Society, the parent organization of the Oncology Nursing Certification Corporation (ONCC), which administers the OCN Examination. Coverage of the entire scope of oncology care includes quality of life, protective mechanisms, gastrointestinal and urinary function, cardiopulmonary function, oncologic emergencies, the scientific basis for practice, health promotion, and professional performance. Nearly 60 colorful illustrations and more than 150 summary tables explain complex concepts in oncology nursing, including up-to-date cancer staging information. Coverage of pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic interventions includes both traditional and alternative therapies. Outline format provides a quick-reference review that begins with theory and continues through the steps of the nursing process. NEW! Revised and updated content reflects the latest OCN® Examination test blueprint. NEW! Updates on cancer treatment and related nursing care include the most current and accurate information, preparing you for exams and for clinical practice. NEW! Emphasis on QSEN competencies is designed to reduce errors in oncology nursing practice with a focus on safety and evidence-based practice, including a Safety Alert icon and a High-Alert Medications icon for cancer chemotherapy drugs. NEW! Coverage of application of the nursing process is streamlined to emphasize collaborative problems, goal setting, interventions, and evaluation.

Clinical Teaching Strategies in Nursing Fourth Edition

Author: Kathleen B. Gaberson
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780826119612
Release Date: 2014-03-05
Genre: Medical

The fourth edition of this highly acclaimed text continues to provide a comprehensive framework for planning, guiding, and evaluating learning activities for graduate and undergraduate nursing students in numerous clinical settings. A respected resource for clinical faculty, it addresses the distinct requirements of clinical learning as opposed to classroom learning and provides proven strategies to maximize clinical education. The revision features expanded content on teaching graduate students, regulatory issues affecting distance education, and the use of social media. It covers establishing and using dedicated education units (DEUs), the challenges of student access to electronic health records and documentation of care, and reducing teh demands of clinical staff members when multiple students rotate through a praticular setting.

ACSM s Resource Manual for Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription

Author: David P. Swain
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781609139568
Release Date: 2012-12-26
Genre: Medical

ACSM's Resource Manual for Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription was created as a complement to ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription and elaborates on all major aspects of preventative rehabilitation and fitness programs and the major position stands of the ACSM. The 7th edition provides information necessary to address the knowledge, skills, and abilities set forth in the new edition of Guidelines, and explains the science behind the exercise testing and prescription. ACSM's Resource Manual is a comprehensive resource for those working in the fitness and clinical exercise fields, as well as those in academic training.

Primary Care

Author: Lynne M Dunphy
Publisher: F.A. Davis
ISBN: 9780803644946
Release Date: 2015-02-19
Genre: Medical

Written by nurse practitioners for nurse practitioners in collaboration with a physician, this popular text builds a solid understanding of the theoretical foundation of nursing practice, while also providing comprehensive patient-care guidance based on the latest scientific evidence.

The Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary Illustrated Manual of Ophthalmology E Book

Author: Peter K. Kaiser
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323225274
Release Date: 2014-02-28
Genre: Medical

The Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary Illustrated Manual of Ophthalmology is the must-have medical reference book for the ever-changing field of ophthalmology. Thoroughly updated to include the latest advances in the field, the fourth edition of this renowned manual features high-quality color images and an intuitive design for easy comprehension and reference. Ideal for ophthalmic practitioners and allied health professionals alike, this indispensable resource is your comprehensive guide for the speedy diagnosis and treatment of the most common eye disorders. Consult this title on your favorite e-reader, conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability. Accurately diagnose problems through the support of full-color photographs and real case studies. Rapidly locate key information with a highly templated format that includes chapters organized anatomically, not by ophthalmic subspecialty, in addition to key boxes and highlighted emergency management boxes. Apply the latest knowledge and techniques in the diagnosis and treatment of ocular disease, including anti-VEGF therapy for retina disorders; optical coherence tomography and high-resolution imaging modalities; new corneal and refractive surgical approaches; advances in uveitis, glaucoma, neuro-ophthalmology; and more. Stay abreast of the most recent spectral domain OCT with numerous scans included throughout the book. Quickly address critical situations with highlighted emergency management boxes, as well as bonus appendices that provide a wealth of supplemental information helpful for the non-specialist, including guidance on the basics in examination methods, differential diagnosis, common medications, measurements and more. Identify subtleties and nuances by examining over 800 full-color illustrations depicting a complete range of clinical disorders, imaging and testing methods, and surgical techniques, as well as brand-new videos of eye movement examination. Access the videos at Expert Consult.

Nursing Case Management

Author: Elaine Liebman Cohen
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323027652
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Medical

Review: "This practical resource, written by foremost experts in the field of case management, features complete coverage of every aspect of nursing case management, from its evolution and history to the latest case management models." "The new, fourth edition has been completely updated and is designed to help you prepare, implement, and evaluate a case management program within the framework of today's health care environment."--BOOK JACKET


Author: American Nurses Association
ISBN: 9781558102828
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Medical

Articulates the essentials of nursing, its activities, and its accountabilities. Establishes the scope, status, and prospect of nursing. Outlines the 17 standards as set forth by the American Nursing Association and encompasses the entirety of contemporary professional nursing practice.

Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing

Author: Mary C. Townsend
ISBN: 0803660545
Release Date: 2017-09-27
Genre: Medical

Davis Edge for Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing, 9th Edition Instant Access: 978-0-8036-6822-5 Access Card: 978-0-8036-6821-8 Learning. Applying. Assessing. Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing, DavisPlus Resources, and Davis Edge work together to create an interactive learning experience for students and complete teaching materials for instructors. See how they work together here. The text provides comprehensive foundational knowledge. DavisPlus equips instructors with the lesson plans and activities they need to create active classroom where students can apply what they're learning. Davis Edge tracks student progress and assesses their knowledge in real time until they've mastered the must-know concepts. Text Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Concepts of Care in Evidence-Based Practice, 9th Edition Clearly written, comprehensive coverage of psychiatric mental-health nursing delivers what nursing students need to meet the challenges of health care today. Its evidence-based, holistic approach to nursing practice focuses on both physiological and psychological disorders. Designed to be used in longer psychiatric mental-health nursing courses, this text provides students with a comprehensive grounding in therapeutic approaches as well as must-know DSM-5 disorders and nursing interventions. Davis Edge Davis Edge is the adaptive Q&A review program that integrates seamlessly into the classroom to give students the additional practice questions they need to perform well on course and board exams. It provides instructors with the real-time information they need to monitor, track, and assess their class' vital signs...their mastery of the content and the development of their critical-thinking skills. They'll be able to easily identify the areas in which students are struggling and intervene quickly in class and on assignments to ensure that they succeed. Comprehension and Retention: How well do students understand the content? Participation and Engagement: Are students keeping-up with their reading and assignments? Test-Taking Skills: Are students adapting to NCLEX�-style questions and improving their test-taking skills? You wouldn't wait until discharge to check a patient's vital signs... So why wait until exam time to find out how your students are progressing in the course? An access code inside new printed texts unlocks Davis Edge and DavisPlus resources, including an eBook, adaptive Q&A, and Interactive Clinical Scenarios. Click here for a preview of the text and the resources available when you purchase this book.

Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing

Author: Mary C. Townsend
Publisher: F A Davis Company
ISBN: 080362767X
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Medical

Here's the psychiatric mental health knowledge nursing students need in the text thats still the most clearly written and student friendly. An evidence-based, holistic approach to nursing practice focuses on both biological and behavioral components. Completely updated and revised, it features find all the latest research studies, biological theories, and pharmacological data, as well as features designed to make complex concepts easier to grasp, including QSEN.