9781451147148

Introductory Mental Health Nursing

  • ISBN 13:

    9781451147148

  • ISBN 10:

    1451147147

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 03/06/2015
  • Publisher: LWW

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Summary

Prepare your LPN/LVN students to deal effectively with the mental health issues they will encounter in a wide range of healthcare settings with Introductory Mental Health Nursing, 3e. This updated edition of the author’s acclaimed text provides clear, direct, and clinically relevant information on mental health nursing, supported by case applications, a built-in student workbook, a striking full color design, and a wide range of innovative features that support students every step of the way as they develop the knowledge they will need for success in their future careers.
 
Updated to reflect the DSM-V and featuring new and expanded content throughout, the Third Edition includes a robust array of online resources to save you time and help your students succeed in the course.
 
Student Resources:
 
  • Learning Objectives for every chapter help students gauge their mastery of key content.
  • Journal Articles for every chapter, updated for this edition, offer access to current research available in LWW journals.
  • A Watch & Learn Video Clip on Cognitive Functioning reinforces skills from the textbook and appeals to visual and auditory learners.
  • Practice & Learn Activities related to therapeutic communication, antidepressants, and dementia, present case scenarios with interactive exercises and questions to help students apply what they have learned.
  • Movie Viewing Guides highlight films depicting individuals with mental health disorders and provide students the opportunity to approach nursing care related to mental illness in a novel way.
  • Clin Sim Case Studies include scenarios related to acute mania, major depressive disorder, and paranoid schizophrenia to help students understand the real life presentation of various disorders.
  • A Spanish-English Audio Glossary provides terms and phrases for communicating with patients in Spanish.
  • Monographs of Commonly Prescribed Drugs provide vital, up-to-date information.
 
Instructor Resources
  • PowerPoint presentations make it easy for you to integrate the textbook with your students’ classroom experience, via either handouts or slide shows.
  • Lesson Plans make the text easier to teach from.
  • Learning Objectives for each chapter provide an outline of key content that must be mastered.
  • Answers to Movie Viewing Guides facilitate discussion and assessment of student understanding.
  • Clin Sim Case Studies include scenarios related to acute mania, major depressive disorder, and paranoid schizophrenia to help students understand the real life presentation of various disorders.
  • Answers to Assignments are provided for your convenience.
  • A Watch & Learn Video Clip on Cognitive Functioning reinforces skills from the textbook and appeals to visual and auditory learners.
  • Practice & Learn Activities related to therapeutic communication, antidepressants, and dementia, present case scenarios with interactive exercises and questions to help students apply what they have learned.
  • Journal Articles for every chapter, updated for this edition, offer access to current research available in LWW journals.
  • A robust test generator with answers helps you put together tests that assess your students’ understanding of the material.
  • A complete image bank enhances lecture and exam preparation.
  • A Sample Syllabus provides guidance for structuring your mental health nursing course.
  • Strategies for Effective Teaching provide tips for teaching the course.
  • eBook on thePoint provides anywhere, anytime access to the fully searchable text and image bank.

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