Hogan, Mary Ann Mental Health Nursing

ISBN 13: 9780130923998

Mental Health Nursing

9780130923998: Mental Health Nursing

For course review on a specific topic, e.g., psychiatric nursing, review for NCLEX-RN, and review for specialty training.

This resource provides a core content review of the subject in outline format. Each chapter opens with a brief outline, objectives, key terms with definitions, media box with summary of CD and CW content, as well as a pre-test. The pre-test and post-test guide the student through a self-paced review. Other features unique to this resource help further enhance the review process.

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Essential for course review and NCLEX review, this resource is a complete, concentrated outline of mental health nursing. Content includes all of the "need-to-know" information covering therapeutic communication, developmental disorders, mood disorders, anxiety disorders, somatoform disorders, dissociative disorders, personality disorders, schizophrenia and psychotic disorders, cognitive mental disorders, substance abuse, crisis intervention and suicide, death and dying, and much more. Each chapter provides the following tools that will help lead you to success in your course and on the NCLEX-RN:

  • Chapter Objectives
  • Pre- and post-chapter tests with comprehensive rationales
  • Vocabulary review
  • Practice-to-Pass exercises
  • Critical thinking case studies
  • NCLEX alerts

Enhance your review with the Nursing Review & Rationales' with the free CD-ROM and Companion Website. These additional tools feature even more detailed explanations of difficult concepts and visuals, interactive practice exercises and NCLEX-RN questions, audio glossaries, and more related resources.

About the Series
Prentice Hall's Nursing Review & Rationales Series is the complete foundation for success both within the classroom and on the NCLEX-RN. Each volume offers a concentrated review of core content from across the nursing curriculum, while providing hundreds of practice questions and comprehensive rationales. The only review series with an integrated technology package, each book offers a free corresponding CD-ROM and Companion Website. The complete series includes books for:

  • Nursing Fundamentals
  • Child Health Nursing
  • Fluid, Electrolyte, & Acid-Base Balance
  • Maternal-Newborn Nursing
  • Medical-Surgical Nursing
  • Mental Health Nursing
  • Nutrition & Diet Therapy
  • Pathophysiology
  • Pharmacology

About the Author:

Mary Ann Hogan, RN, CS, MSN has been a nurse educator for 20 years, currently as a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. She has taught in diploma, associate degree, and baccalaureate nursing programs. A former item writer for the CAT NCLEX-RN, Ms. Hogan has been teaching NCLEX-RN review courses throughout New England for the last 14 years. She has also contributed to a number of publications in the areas of adult health and fundamentals of nursing. Ms. Hogan is an ANCC-certified clinical specialist in medical-surgical nursing and is a member of Sigma Theta Tau.

George Byron Smith, ARNP, MSN, PhD(C) teaches and mentors nursing students in the areas of mental health and psychiatric nursing, as well as, fundamentals, pharmacology, neurological disorders, musculoskeletal disorders, and sensory disorders at Hillsborough Community College in Tampa, Florida. He is certified as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse and as a Gerontological Nurse Practitioner. Mr. Smith has over 10 years experience in psychiatric-mental health nursing, and has served as Secretary of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association (APNA), as well as president and president-elect of the Florida Chapter of APNA.

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