Completely updated in a new 2nd edition, this book remains a practical guide to applying the nursing process to the care of clients with psychiatric disorders and general clients with psychosocial issues teaches psychiatric-mental health nursing as it is really practiced. Nursing Care is presented in the five-step nursing process format and emphasizes the scope of practice for the LPN/LVN. Rationales after each nursing intervention explain why the action is important and support evidence-based nursing process. Readers are encouraged to develop empathy for clients and critical thinking skills to meet the challenges of client care. Case studies, client examples, and statements from clients in their own words help readers understand psychiatric and psychosocial nursing practice. Additional NCLEX-PN exam preperation is included in this new edition including test taking tips, NLCEX-PN style questions, and critical thinking care maps for complete success in your career as an LPN or LVN!
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For Fundamentals of Nursing, Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing, Psychosocial Nursing and Nursing Specialty LPN/LVN courses. Part of the LPN/LVN specific series, this practical guide to applying the nursing process to the care of clients with psychiatric disorders and general clients with psychosocial issues teaches psychiatric-mental health nursing as it is really practiced by practical vocational nurses. Students are encouraged to develop empathy for clients and critical thinking skills to meet the challenges of client care. Case studies, client examples and statements from clients in their own words help students understand psychiatric and psychosocial nursing practice. The book is written with the knowledge that not all LPN/LVN nursing students have the opportunity to have psychiatric nursing clinical experiences. All nurses will work with clients who have mental disorders or psychosocial needs.From the Back Cover:
Eby and Brown
Mental Health Nursing Care, 2e
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The nature of nursing is …
Mental Health Nursing Care
Linda Eby, RN, MN
Nancy J. Brown, RN, MSN
The nature of nursing embodies the ever-changing rewards and challenges for today’s practical and vocational nursing students. Mental Health Nursing Care provides a foundation for safe, effective nursing care of clients.
Features that promote success include:
ˇ Critical thinking care maps and case studies to engage problem-solving for likely situations.
ˇ Case Examples to give real life application to mental health topics.
ˇ Extensive review for NCLEX-PNŽ exam preparation.
ˇ Nursing care features such as priorities in nursing care, nursing care checklists, clinical alerts, and nursing process care plans.
ˇ Critical Self-Checks to encourage readers to clarify their own values and beliefs, and think critically about mental health issues.
ˇ Learning About You end-of-unit features encourage readers to develop insight into their own views about mental health.
Additional resources include:
ˇ Companion Website at www.prenhall.com/eby with chapter-specific online resources, case studies, animations, and additional NCLEX- PNŽ -style questions.
The nature of nursing — grow with it!
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Book Description PEARSON EDUCATION, 2004. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110130487546