Comparison of development theories ; B. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text. Instead, psych nurses are seen as pill pushers who are quick to restrain a patient or give an injection for any real or imagined infraction. In addition, accreditation can be attained in subspecialties. Unit 4 offers chapters on seven different categories of psychotropic medications. Book is in Used-Good condition. Unit 1 covers foundations for planning psychiatric nursing care, and unit 2 describes specific disorders.
The first half provides the diagnostic information needed to create a care plan; the second half covers the safe administration of psychotropic medications. Access codes may or may not work. Connecting readers with great books since 1972. To become an advanced practice psychiatric nurse, you need to graduate from a masters' or doctoral program in psychiatric-mental health nursing American Psychiatric Nurses' Association, n. Psychiatric Nursing: Assessment, Care Plans, and Medications, 9th Edition is the most complete and easy-to-use resource on how to develop practical, individualized plans of care for psychiatric and mental health patients. This remains the most complete, easy-to-use resource available to help students develop practical, individual care plans.
Advanced practice psychiatric nurses provide primary care mental health services such as diagnosis, psychotherapy and prescription of medication American Psychiatric Nurses' Association, n. Nursing Diagnoses in Psychiatric Nursing: Care Plans and Psychotropic Medications. Pages may include limited notes and highlighting. Patients are viewed in terms of stereotypes: the maniac, the neurotic, the sad one. And, the concepts can be applied to a variety of healthcare settings from in-patient hospitalization through the outpatient clinic to home health and private practice.
Levels of anxiety ; D. While the focus of the psychiatric nurse is on the psychiatric illness, psychiatric nurses cannot neglect the patient's medical conditions and must provide nursing care for them as well. All content, thoroughly revised and updated, reflects the education and practice of nursing today. Psychiatric patients frequently have medical comorbidities such as diabetes, hypertension, or hepatitis. Connecting readers with great books since 1972. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less.
Updated drug information includes the latest on medications used with psychiatric patients, for optimal drug therapy. Item may show signs of shelf wear. Psychiatric nursing does have a higher risk of violence than you would find on a regular hospital unit. Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Nursing process: one step to professionalism -- unit 2.
Mental illness does not discriminate based on age, race, gender or income level: psychiatric patients can be anyone. Appendices provide assessment tools and scales and offer background on development theories, ego defense mechanisms, levels of anxiety, stages of grief, and psychosocial therapies. Ego defense mechanisms ; C. Customer service is our top priority!. Read more about Nurseslabs on our. Customer service is our top priority.
Or movies and television may use mental illnesses for a comic effect instead Byrne, 2000. A Major Psychotropic Interventions and Client and Family Teaching chapter describes the uses and workings of psychotropic agents. It's really 2 books in 1! Lastly, please follow the rules of. Townsend, a nurse consultant, formerly taught at Oklahoma City University. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Cultural assessment tool ; J. Psychiatric facilities are not that much different than other hospital facilities, though there are extra precautions taken to ensure the safety of patients and staff.
You have to learn to monitor the pts interactions with eachother and keep the environment safe and therapeutic for everyone. The E-mail message field is required. Access codes may or may not work. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. .
Assessment tools such as tables, charts, and questionnaires are provided in an appendix for quick reference. We may ship the books from Asian regions for inventory purpose. Clinically based information helps you provide patient care in a range of environments including the inpatient unit, community mental health setting, or home care setting. Psychiatric nursing also known as mental-health nursing is the provision of nursing care to patients with mental illnesses. A new, streamlined design makes reference easier than ever. However, nursing and clinical staff are trained in de-escalation and crisis intervention, with the end result of heading off many situations before they get out of control.
Our ultimate goal is to help address the nursing shortage: inspiring aspiring nurses that a career in nursing is an excellent choice, guiding students become nurses, and the working nurse — helping them achieve success in their careers. It offers quick and easy access to information on care in a range of settings including the inpatient unit, home care, or community mental health setting. About this Item: Condition: Brand New. As far as psychiatric nursing practice goes, while medications are one major nursing intervention, they are not the only nursing intervention. In addition, mental illnesses often do not display physical signs or symptoms, and so some may discount mental illness as not being significant. The book contains practical, clinically-oriented information.