Author: Kathryn Johnson
Publisher: American Nurses Association
Release Date: 2016
Genre: Continuing education
Are you looking into how to advance your professional development through certification? Need a reliable and credible reference resource? No matter where you are in the process, make sure you have the most valuable review and resource tool at your disposal. The Nursing Knowledge Center's Psychiatric-Mental Health None Practitioner Review and Resource Manual is a must-have tool for nurses planning to take the American Nurses Credentialing Center's (ANCC's) Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner certification exam. Based on the official ANCC certification exam test content outline, this review and resource manual will help you: Study and analyze comprehensive-material and concepts Written by nursing experts. Develop a recommended seven-step plan to equip you for the exam and map out what to do on the day of the exam. Prepare for and familiarize yourself with psychological-mental health practitioner standards of practice. And much more ... Make the Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Review and Resource Manual a key resource in your certification preparation. Book jacket.
Author: Victoria Mosack
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
Release Date: 2010-10-25
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.
Author: Pmhn Exam Secrets Test Prep Team
Publisher: Mometrix Media LLC
Release Date: 2014-03-31
***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...
Author: American Nurses Association
Publisher: Amer Nurses Assn
Release Date: 2007
Psychiatric-mental health nursing promotes mental health through the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of human responses to mental health problems and psychiatric disorders. A core mental health profession, it is a specialty that employs a purposeful use of self as its art along with a wide range of nursing, psychosocial, and neurobiological theories and research evidence as its science. Its areas of focus emerge based on current and anticipated societal needs, including disparities in mental health and its care and treatment among the diverse populations.
A comprehensive review text, presented in a clear, easy-to-understand outline format, that prepares practicing nurses to pass the exam for psychiatric and mental health nursing certification. The book includes the latest test-taking information, fundamental concepts of psychiatric nursing, and detailed reviews of the major psychiatric disorders.
Author: Darlene D Pedersen
Publisher: F.A. Davis
Release Date: 2017-08-18
Perfect wherever you are…in class, in clinical, and in any practice setting! This handy guide delivers quick access to need-to-know information on DSM-5 disorders and treatments, psychotropic drugs, documentation and patient education. No other book delivers as much in a format that is easy to read and easy to access.
Author: Marilyn S Sommers
Publisher: F.A. Davis
Release Date: 2014-10-24
Everything you need to know about caring for patients—in one portable "must have" handbook! Clear, but comprehensive discussions of pathophysiology, with rationales in the medications and laboratory sections, explain the scientific basis for the nursing care.
Author: Sheila L. Videbeck
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Release Date: 2006
"The revised and updated Third Edition of this popular text explores the full psychiatric nursing care continuum - from the fundamentals of sound nursing theory to therapeutic applications and clinical modalities for the major DSM-IV-TR disorders. Using the nursing process as its framework, the text emphasizes assessment, therapeutic communication, neurobiology, and psychopharmacologic intervention - all in a reader-friendly format that promotes self-awareness, effective communication, and the use of family and community resources."--BOOK JACKET.
Author: Mina K. Dulcan, M.D.
Publisher: American Psychiatric Pub
Release Date: 2017-06-15
An indispensable primer on child and adolescent psychiatry for medical and mental health students and clinical trainees, this guide also serves as an ideal, quick-reference update for practicing physicians, nurses, and advanced practice nurses.
Author: Katherine M. Fortinash
Release Date: 2011
Synopsis: The fifth edition of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing provides up-to-date, comprehensive, and straightforward coverage of psychiatric nursing. Using a balanced nursing-medical approach and presenting strong baseline coverage of the DSM-IV-TR and related treatments, this book continues to focus on what nurses actually do. Fundamental concepts such as psychobiology, legal and ethical implications, and cultural and spiritual issues are introduced early on, followed by chapters devoted to specific psychiatric treatment modalities and other relevant issues.
Author: David H. Barlow
Publisher: Guilford Publications
Release Date: 2014-03-07
This clinical reference and widely adopted text is recognized as the premier guide to understanding and treating frequently encountered psychological disorders in adults. Showcasing evidence-based psychotherapy models, the volume addresses the most pressing question asked by students and practitioners--"How do I do it?" Leading authorities present state-of-the-art information on each clinical problem and explain the conceptual and empirical bases of their respective therapeutic approaches. Procedures for assessment, case formulation, treatment planning, and intervention are described in detail. Extended case examples with session transcripts illustrate each component of treatment. New to This Edition *Incorporates treatment innovations, the latest empirical findings, and changes to diagnostic criteria in DSM-5. *Chapter on acceptance-based treatment of generalized anxiety disorder. *Chapter on comorbid depression and substance abuse, demonstrating a transdiagnostic approach. *Chapter on sleep disorders.