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...
Exploring the full psychiatric nursing curriculum, from theoretical foundations to interventions for commonly encountered disorders, Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing 6th Edition provides a practical focus on the skills and concepts students need for successful practice. Throughout the book, students have opportunities to practice specific nursing interventions, build therapeutic communication skills, and apply content within the framework of the nursing process. A study guide built into every chapter reinforces student learning and builds critical reasoning skills. The Sixth Edition is enhanced by new Best Practice boxes, new chapters, updated content, an increased focus on cultural considerations, a new design, and a new Psych Nursing Online Video Series that shows realistic patient scenarios and asks students to make decisions and answer questions about the video clip. In addition, the Sixth Edition is supported by online tools that cultivate deeper understanding and increased competency, including PrepU s adaptive quizzing and DocuCare, educational electronic health record software.
Author: Cathy Melfi Curtis
Publisher: F.A. Davis
Release Date: 2016-11-21
2 Books in 1. . . Q&A Course Review and NCLEX prep. Guarantee your mastery of psychiatric mental health nursing knowledge while honing your critical-thinking and test-taking skills. Over 900 multiple-choice and alternate format questions, organized by specific disorders, make a difficult subject more manageable. Rationales for both correct and incorrect answers as well as test-taking tips help you to critically analyze the question types.
"This book takes a holistic approach to assist nursing students understand the complex causation of mental illness. The content delves deeply into mental health diagnosis, the most effective interventions and treatment options for the mentally ill, and the consumer's experience of mental illness. ... This new edition places important emphasis on recovery, which provides students to confidently engage a recovery-oriented, empathic and holistic approach to their psychiatric and mental health nursing practice. An increased focus on preventative mental health strategies and current and emerging interventions will also help students develop the necessary knowledge, skills and attitudes to interact effectively with clients and their families. In addition to ethical and critical thinking challenges, pharmacology and evidence-based practice, this mental health nursing textbook offers students a personal perspective with nurses' stories and case studies. It also works with a local viewpoint with chapters on mental health in Australia and New Zealand, the ANZ politico-legal context and indigenous mental health."--Publisher.
Author: Mary C Townsend
Publisher: F.A. Davis
Release Date: 2013-08-16
New DSM-5 content! Whether it’s an entire course on psychiatric nursing or integrating these principles into an existing course, this is the text that’s concise, engaging, and informative. It offers an evidence-based, holistic approach to mental health nursing—in a streamlined format that explores nursing diagnoses for both physiological and psychological disorders. It’s the psychiatric nursing text that students actually read, understand, and use.
Author: Cathy Melfi Curtis
Publisher: F.A. Davis
Release Date: 2016-06-01
oo much information? Too little time? Here’s everything you need to succeed in your psychiatric mental health nursing course and prepare for course exams and the NCLEX®. Succinct reviews of content in outline format focus on must-know information, while case studies and NCLEX-style questions develop your ability to apply your knowledge in simulated clinical situations. A 100-question final exam at the end of the book.
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: Katherine M. Fortinash
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date: 2014-06-13
Focusing on what psychiatric nurses actually do in everyday practice, Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing, 5th Edition, uses a balanced nursing-medical approach to cover all of the most common disorders and treatments. The text's full-color illustrations and straightforward style help you make sense of challenging material. And its strong emphasis on the nursing process, updated DSM-IV-TR diagnostic criteria, interdisciplinary interventions, and the latest mental health practices boost your confidence in managing clients and prepare you for success on the NCLEX ̈ examination. UNIQUE! Balanced nursing-medical approach offers strong baseline coverage of the nursing process and interdisciplinary interventions and focuses on what psychiatric nurses actually do. Complete coverage of the nursing process features the six-step problem-solving method and how to put it into practice. DSM-IV-TR Criteria boxes list categories of mental disorders and the criteria for diagnosing them. Nursing care plans provide care guidelines for each plan and include a brief case study, followed by assessment, diagnosis, goal setting, interventions with rationales, and evaluation. UNIQUE! Clinical Alert boxes address issues critical to the safety or well-being of the client. Case studies depict effective nursing care strategies and promote critical thinking. Research for Evidence-Based Practice boxes discuss the implications of current research studies. Client and Family Teaching Guidelines boxes focus on the issues confronting families when a member suffers from mental illness. UNIQUE! Medication Key Facts boxes highlight the most common psychopharmacologic interventions along with safe and effective use. Nursing Assessment Questions boxes include questions that should be asked in the assessment of a particular disorder. Clinical Symptoms boxes help you apply content to the real world. Additional Treatment Modalities boxes summarize other modalities and interventions used in conjunction with nursing interventions in the treatment of a particular disorder. Chapter summaries conclude each chapter with the most significant ideas to remember. Review questions with answers in the appendix offer immediate reinforcement of chapter content and help you prepare for the NCLEX Examination. Glossary provides concise definitions of key terms. Objectives and key terms emphasize the most important concepts from each chapter. UNIQUE! Enhanced readability makes it easier for you to grasp difficult material. UNIQUE! Concept map highlights the nurse's role in psychiatric care. NEW! Adaption to Stress chapter covers basic neuroanatomy and the psychobiological aspects of psychiatric disorders, and shows you how to manage stress. NEW! Forensic Nursing in Clinical Practice chapter explains current therapies used in the treatment of physiological and psychological health problems and demonstrates the importance of the nurse's role in providing holistic nursing care.
Presents psychiatric nursing within a clear framework, focusing on anxiety, and progressing from simple to acute disorders. Real-life examples are used throughout to demonstrate how principles apply to clinical practice.