Mental Health Nursing Skills - 9780199534449

Un libro in lingua di Callaghan Linda edito da OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS, 2009

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Mental health nurses require a diverse skills base to aid service users and their carers on their journey to recovery. During their training, students need to acquire and demonstrate skills to show that the care they provide is evidence-based and effective. Skills as diverse as assessment, forming therapeutic interactions, caring for physical and mental health needs, as well as leadership and management, can be difficult to learn and master--until now!

Mental Health Nursing provides students with a highly evidence-based and practical account of the skills required for nursing practice. Written in response to the Chief Nursing Officer's review of Mental Health Nursing in England and that of the Scottish Executive, the authors translate theory into clearly applied skills supported by practiced examples, tips, and online activities. By inviting contributions from nursing academics, researchers, and practitioners, this text reflects the best of theory and practice.

Each chapter discusses the policy and evidence base for each skill, so students know their practice is rigorous, before outlining a step-by-step description of that skill. "Practical Example and Tips" boxes demonstrate how the skill can be used on placements. Sutdents can develop their skills through online quizzes, scenarios, and activities on a free dedicated Online Resource Center, which also provides updates on evidence, clinical guidelines, and protocols every six months.

Clearly mapped against all the benchmarks expected by professional nursing bodies and suitable for all settings, Mental Health Nursing Skills provides a high quality and student friendly account of the skills that are required for nursing practice.

Informazioni bibliografiche

  • Titolo del Libro in lingua: Mental Health Nursing Skills
  • AutoreCallaghan Linda
  • Data di Pubblicazione: 01 Marzo '09
  • Genere: Lingua Inglese
  • EAN-13: 9780199534449