Elsevier Adaptive Learning for Essentials of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing: A Communication Approach to Evidence-Based Care (Access Card), 2nd Edition

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Elsevier Adaptive Learning for Essentials of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing: A Communication Approach to Evidence-Based Care (Access Card), 2nd Edition


Corresponding chapter-by-chapter to Essentials of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing, 2e, Elsevier Adaptive Learning combines the power of brain science with sophisticated, patented Cerego algorithms to help you learn faster and remember longer. It’s fun; it’s engaging; and it’s constantly tracking your performance and adapting to deliver content precisely when it’s needed to ensure core information is transformed into lasting knowledge.

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    UNIT I: ESSENTIAL THEORETICAL CONCEPTS FOR PRACTICE 1. Practicing the Science and the Art of Psychiatric Nursing 2. Mental Health and Mental Illness 3. Theories and Therapies 4. Biological Basis for Understanding Psychopharmacology 5. Settings for Psychiatric Care 6. Legal and Ethical Basis for Practice

    UNIT II: TOOLS FOR PRACTICE OF THE ART 7. Nursing Process and QSEN: The Foundation for Safe and Effective Care 8. Communication Skills: Medium for All Nursing Practice 9. Therapeutic Relationships and the Clinical Interview

    UNIT III: CARING FOR PATIENTS WITH PSYCHOBIOLOGICAL DISORDERS 10. Stress and Stress-Related Disorders NEW! 11. Anxiety, Anxiety Disorders, and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders 12. Somatic and Dissociative Disorders 13. Personality Disorders 14. Eating Disorders 15. Mood Disorders: Depression 16. Mood Disorders: Bipolar Disorders 17. Schizophrenia Spectrum Disorders 18. Neurocognitive Disorders 19. Substance Use and Addictive Disorders

    UNIT IV: COMMUNICATING WITH AND PLANNING CARE FOR PATIENTS EXPERIENCING PSYCHIATRIC EMERGENCIES 20. Crisis and Mass Disaster 21. Child, Partner, and Elder Violence 22. Sexual Violence 23. Suicidal Thoughts and Behaviors 24. Anger, Aggression, and Violence 25. Care for the Dying and Those who Grieve


    Elizabeth M. Varcarolis, RN, MA, Professor Emeritus, Formerly Deputy Chairperson, Department of Nursing, Borough of Manhattan Community College, New York, NY; Associate Fellow, Albert Ellis Institute for Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy (REBT), New York, NY

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