Basic Concepts of Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing by Louise Rebraca Shives MSN ARNP CNS

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By Louise Rebraca Shives MSN ARNP CNS

Now with an exhilarating 4-color layout, this center textual content maintains to provide succinct insurance of psychiatric-mental future health nursing, emphasizing serious suggestions within the continuum of care settings, shopper and family members schooling and pupil self-awareness. This version good points new chapters: “Student concerns and matters” and “Loss, Grief and finish of lifestyles Care.” The 6th variation additionally keeps well known positive factors from earlier variants together with Self information activates whereas including examine bins and pupil worksheets on the finish of every chapter.

A back-of-book CD-ROM contains NCLEX questions, scientific simulations on schizophrenia and melancholy, and monographs on psychotropic medicinal drugs. The ancillary package deal comprises an Instructor’s source CD-ROM.

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Forensic nursing focuses on advocacy for and ministration to offenders and victims of violent crime and the families of both. In 1995, the Scope and Standards of Nursing Practice in Correctional Facilities was published, recognizing forensic nursing as a significant resource in forensic psychiatric practice and in the treatment of incarcerated persons. In 1997, the American Nurses Association published the Scope and Standards of Forensic Nursing Practice. Refer to Chapter 5, Ethical and Legal Issues, for additional information about forensic nursing.

Managed care nurses develop and implement wellness and prevention programs and disease management programs. The nurse's role in managed care moves along the continuum from direct client care to administrator (ABMCN, 2004). Another area of expansion is parish nursing, which developed in the early 1980s in the Midwest. Parish nursing is a program that promotes health and wellness of body, mind, and spirit using the community health nursing model as its framework. The church congregation is the client.

Needs oriented d. Outcome oriented View Answer 4. A Use of the nurse as a therapeutic tool is characteristic of an interaction approach. The eclectic approach refers to an individualized approach that incorporates the client's own resources as a unique person with the most suitable theoretical model or models. A needs-oriented approach focuses on care based on the identified needs or presenting problems of the client. An outcome-oriented approach focuses on maintaining and promoting energy and harmony within the environment.

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