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. Plus, two, 75-question exams online at DavisPlus help you assess your overall progress. - Amazon.
Genre: Medical, Editor: , Pages: 416 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 0803660405

2 Books in 1! - Q&A Course Review - NCLEX® prep Assure your mastery of psychiatric mental health nursing knowledge while improving 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 critically analyze the question types. BONUS! Two, 75-question exams online at DavisPlus--look inside the book for your FREE Plus Code to gain access! Thoroughly updated and enhanced, the 2nd Edition of this AJN Book-of-the-Year offers an increased emphasis on alternate-item format questions, including fill-in-the-blank, select-all-that-apply, and ordered response. "The Success books have been an absolute lifeline for me. My "Success" proves it! It doesn't matter if you get the question right or wrong because you get so much out of the rationale- and then you can apply that information to your next exam, clinical rotation, or the NCLEX" - Corrie Cyre, President, Student Nurses Association, Hillsborough Community College Southshore, Hillsborough, FL Use this exceptional resource with your current textbook for additional practice questions. It's the ideal companion to Mary C. Townsend's psychiatric nursing texts--each title follows the same organization as Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing Success, 2nd Edition for the ideal teaching and learning experience. Check them out today... Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Concepts of Care in Evidence-Based Practice Essentials of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Concepts of Care in Evidence-Based Practice Nursing Diagnoses in Psychiatric Nursing Care Plans and Psychotropic Medications
Genre: Medical, Editor: F A Davis Company, Pages: 377 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 0803629818

"Thinking about thinking is more strenuous than physical labor. A physical task is always easier if you use the right tool. The concept also is true of mental labor. A critical thinking strategy provides a methodical, analytical approach to answering multiple-choice questions in nursing. You are encouraged to use the critical thinking strategies when practicing test taking in nursing"--
Genre: Medical, Editor: , Pages: 416 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 1719640610

Awarded third place in the 2017 AJN Book of the Year Awards in the Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing Category. Get a full understanding of today’s psychiatric nursing practice in less time! Essentials of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing, 3rd Edition offers the perfect balance of essential nursing interventions and clinical content paired with current research and evidence-based practice to fully equip you for today’s field of mental health nursing. This new edition continues to retain the reader-friendly style, emphasis on therapeutic communication, and the nursing process organization that was successful in the previous edition. It also includes additional DSM-5 disorders, illustrations of various neurobiology disorders, a new neurobiology learning tool, and new NCLEX review questions to help you pass your course and thoroughly prepare for the psychiatric nursing section of the NCLEX. REVISED! Examining the Evidence boxes explain the reasoning behind nursing interventions and how research affects everyday practice. UNIQUE! Applying the Art sections in the clinical chapters provide examples of therapeutic and nontherapeutic communication techniques as well as realistic nurse-patient interaction scenarios. Chapter review questions reinforce essential content from the chapter. Critical thinking questions introduce clinical situations in psychiatric nursing. Nursing Interventions tables familiarize readers with interventions for a disorder that they will encounter in clinical practice. Key concepts and terms clarify essential terminology. Vignettes offer succinct, real-life glimpses into clinical practice by describing patients and their psychiatric disorders. Assessment Guidelines familiarize readers with methods of assessing patients. Potential Nursing Diagnosis tables give several possible nursing diagnoses for a particular disorder along with the associated signs and symptoms. DSM-5 diagnostic criteria identifies medical diagnostic criteria for psychiatric disorders for integration into the nursing plan of care. Important contributions from psychiatric mental health nursing pioneers are featured in the opening unit pages. Cultural Considerations sections reinforce the principles of culturally competent care. Key Points to Remember outline the main concepts of each chapter in an easy to comprehend and concise bulleted list. Appendices feature the DSM-5 Classifications and a list of the latest NANDA-I diagnoses for readers’ reference.
Genre: Medical, Editor: Elsevier Health Sciences, Pages: 512 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 9780323415378

Accompanying CD-ROM has review questions for the NCLEX examination, interactive exercises, animations, and an audio glossary.
Genre: Psychiatric nursing, Editor: , Pages: 716 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 0323049850

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.
Genre: Medical, Editor: F.A. Davis, Pages: 528 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 9780803657823

Here’s the most complete and easy-to-use resource on how to develop practical, individualized plans of care for psychiatric and mental health patients. It’s the perfect quick reference now for clinical rotations…and later for practicing nurses. This Pocket Guide is really two books in one! The first half provides the diagnostic information needed to create a care plan; the second half covers the safe prescription and administration of psychotropic medications. And, the concepts can be applied in a variety of healthcare settings…from in-patient hospitalization through the outpatient clinic…to home health and private practice.
Genre: Medical, Editor: F.A. Davis, Pages: 752 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 9781719645133

Rev. ed. of: Foundations of psychiatric mental health nursing / [edited by] Elizabeth M. Varcarolis, Margaret Jordan Halter. 6th ed. c2010.
Genre: Medical, Editor: Elsevier Health Sciences, Pages: 706 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 9781455753581

Master Need-to-Know Psychiatric Nursing Information with Ease Gain the basic knowledge and patient interaction skills you need to confidently prepare for psychiatric nursing practice with this concise, engaging text. Essentials of Psychiatric Nursing is easy to understand and rich with clinical examples and explanations that clarify challenging concepts and help you build the unique therapeutic communication capabilities necessary to excel in the care of patients with common mental health disorders. New! Unfolding Patient Stories, written by the National League for Nursing, immerse you in commonly encountered clinical scenarios and equip you for successful patient interactions. Concept Mastery Alerts drawn from the Lippincott®PrepU adaptive learning system clarify the most challenging mental health nursing concepts. NCLEX Notes keep you focused on important application areas for success on the NCLEX®. Case Studies interwoven in the mental health disorder chapters help you apply theory to nursing care for specific disorders, supported by online videos that reveal symptoms and procedures in greater detail. Emergency Care Alerts help you recognize situations that may require immediate or specialized care. Nursing Management of Selected Disorders sections familiarize you with the most common major psychiatric disorders. Research for Best Practice boxes reinforce the latest evidence and implications from relevant studies to guide and validate interventions. Therapeutic Dialogue features compare and contrast therapeutic and nontherapeutic conversations to help you hone your patient communication skills. Psychoeducation Checklists help you develop effective patient and family teaching plans. Clinical Vignette features and accompanying questions challenge you to identify solutions to commonly encountered patient scenarios. Drug Profile boxes reinforce your understanding of commonly prescribed medications for patients with mental health problems. Key Diagnostic Characteristics summaries provide fast access to diagnostic criteria, target symptoms, and associated findings for select disorders as described in the DSM-5 by the American Psychiatric Association. Available on the book’s companion website, Nursing Care Plans based on case scenarios guide you through the diagnostic stages and plan of care for patients with a particular diagnosis.
Genre: Medical, Editor: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Pages: 640 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 9781975139827

Part of the popular Lippincott's Review Series, this paperback book is the most comprehensive outline-format review of mental health and psychiatric nursing for undergraduate nursing students. The book is ideally suited for course and subject review and for NCLEX� preparation. Each chapter includes NCLEX�-style questions with answers and rationales, and a comprehensive test and answer key appear at the end of the book. This thoroughly updated Fourth Edition includes new NCLEX�-style alternate-format questions. A new, user-friendly back-of-book CD-ROM contains over 200 additional multiple-choice and alternate-format questions and a drop-down calculator.
Genre: Medical, Editor: Springhouse Corporation, Pages: 343 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 1582554544