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Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing: Concepts of Care in Evidence-Based Practice, Hardcover, 9 Edition by Townsend DSN PMHCNS-BC-Retired, Mary C.


Hardcover: 9 Edition

Publication Date: 2017-10-19
Publisher: F.A. Davis Company
Hardcover : 988 pages
Edition: 9 Edition
Author: Townsend DSN PMHCNS-BC-Retired, Mary C.
ISBN-10: 0803660545
ISBN-13: 9780803660540

Text Taxonomy and diagnostic criteria from the DSM-5 with references for each DSM-5 diagnosis Quality Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) activities with guidelines for attaining the knowledge, skills, and attitudes required to fulfill the initiative’s core competencies Therapeutic communication icon that highlights talking points and interventions in the care plans to help students feel more comfortable with patients Homework assignments at the beginning of each chapter to encourage critical reading Emphasis on holistic nursing to emphasize the physical, spiritual, and cultural aspects of psychiatric/mental health nursing Listing of core concepts at the beginning of each chapter with definitions in boxes throughout the text Concept map care plans for all major psychiatric diagnoses Care Plans for clients with DSM-5 diagnoses featuring interventions and rationales for commonly observed nursing diagnoses ANA standards for clinical practice for DSM diagnoses and therapeutic interventions, as well as for aging individuals, bereaved individuals, and victims of abuse and neglect Boxes highlighting client/family education communications and tables listing important topics for discussion including client/family education Case studies and exercises designed to stimulate critical thinking   Davis Edge Thousands of NCLEX-style questions aligned to Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing  with page references Comprehensive rationales for both correct and incorrect answers to promote in-depth understanding and to help students understand the logic behind each question. Test-taking tips to help prepare students for exams and reduces their anxieties Alternate-format questions that build students' confidence for these more difficult types of questions, including select all that apply (SATA), prioritization and ordered response Responsive design that allows access from laptop, tablet, and mobile devices

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