Clinical Skills: Mental Health Collection
Learn to master the most important nursing skills before you ever step foot in the clinical environment. Clinical Skills: Mental Health Collection is an engaging, web-based learning tool that guides users through more than 45 of the most important mental health nursing skills. Each skill in the collection uses the same seven-part framework to walk you through every aspect of the skill. From special patient and safety considerations to the equipment and techniques used in the skill, this assembly of interactive learning tools and in-depth explanations will leave you with a 360-degree understanding of how to safely and effectively perform each skill.
Duration for access to this product, which may be at the discretion of your institution, is up to 36 months. Elsevier reserves the right to restrict or remove access due to changes in product portfolio or other market conditions.
- Convenient web-based program utilizes the same professional format that practicing nurses use to train.
- Consistent, competency-based format for learning skills gives your nursing program a standardized way to teach, perform, and evaluate skills across the curriculum. Most skills feature the same types of skill learning tools to help students obtain a more holistic understanding of the skill and the standard QSEN nursing competencies.
- Quick sheet provides a concise, step-by-step summary of the skill.
- Extended text gives students a 360-degree look at all aspects of the skill. Subjects addressed in the extended text section include:
- Safety alerts
- Patient and family education
- Delegation opportunities
- Monitoring and care
- Expected and unexpected outcomes
- Documentation guidelines
- Special gerontologic, pediatric, and home care considerations
- Evidence-based references
- Additional reading suggestions
- Equipment list helps to familiarize students with each piece of equipment needed to perform the skill.
- Competency tests with rationales help students review and evaluate their understanding of the skill.
- Printable evaluation checklists enable students and faculty to measure and track various skill competencies.
- Up-to-date, evidence-based content is reviewed and revised annually by clinical skills experts to reflect changes in practice as they arise.
49 Mental Health Skills
Aberrant Drug Use Behaviors
Abuse and Neglect of Older Adults
Addiction, Chemical Dependency, and Withdrawal
Adolescent Suicide Risk Assessment and Precautions
Agitation and Disruptive Behavior
Anxiety: Adolescent Patients
Assessment: Mental Status
Assessment: Self-Harm and Aggression
Assessment: Self-Harm and Aggression in Adolescent Patients
Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder: Adolescent Patients
Behavioral Issues: Adolescent Patients
Borderline Personality Disorder
Consent, Capacity, and Competency Issues
Depression: Adolescent Patients
Depression: Older Adult Patients
Family Issues: Adolescent Patients
Mental Health Issues Secondary to Medical Problems
Mental Health Problems in Acute Care Patients
Mental Illness Education for Families
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
Psychiatric Medications: Monitoring Effectiveness
Psychiatric Medications: Recognizing Adverse Effects
Rapport and Alliance
Schizophrenia and Psychosis
Seclusion for Assaultive and Violent Behavior
Staff-Splitting Patient Behaviors
Suicide Assessment and Precautions
Therapeutic Communication Using Trauma-Informed Care