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cover image - Varcarolis's Canadian Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,3rd Edition
ISBN: 9780323778817
Publication Date: 07-12-2022
Page Count: 736
Imprint: Elsevier
List Price: $71.99

Varcarolis's Canadian Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 3rd Edition

by Cheryl L. Pollard, RPN, RN, BScN, MN, PhD and Sonya L. Jakubec, RN, BHScN, MN, PhD

Elsevier eBook on VitalSource

ISBN: 9780323778817
Publication Date: 07-12-2022
Page Count: 736
Imprint: Elsevier
List Price: $71.99
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Give your students the knowledge and skills needed to provide psychiatric nursing care in Canada! Varcarolis's Canadian Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing, 3rd Edition uses a practical clinical perspective to provide a clear understanding of this often-intimidating subject. It provides a foundation in nursing techniques and a guide to psychobiological disorders such as bipolar and depressive disorders, trauma interventions, and interventions for distinct populations such as children and older adults. The market leader, this text prepares your students for clinical practice with real-world examples presented within a Canadian legal, ethical, and cultural context.

    • Canadian focus throughout includes key considerations such as our nation’s cultural and social diversity with federal/provincial/territorial distinctions.
    • Canadian research and statistics reflect mental health and mental health practice in Canada.
    • Research Highlight boxes are updated with examples of Indigenous research methodologies by Indigenous researchers and settler allies.
    • DSM-5 boxes provide criteria for disorders covered by the American Psychological Association.
    • Learning features include key terms and concepts, learning objectives, key points to remember, critical thinking, and chapter reviews, reinforcing important information and helping to apply textbook content to the clinical setting.
    • Assessment Guidelines boxes summarize the steps of patient assessment for various disorders.
    • Drug Treatment boxes feature the most current generic and trade names for drugs used in Canada.
    • Patient and Family Teaching boxes provide important details that should be discussed with patients and care givers.
    • Integrative Therapy boxes highlight the different types of therapy may be used to enhance treatment.
    • Considering Culture boxes discuss the importance of cultural safety in providing competent care to diverse populations within various clinical situations.
    • NEW! Safety Tip boxes highlight important issues of safety for psychiatric mental health care, patient experiences, and nursing interventions.
    • NEW! Added mental health content covers Indigenous populations, migrant populations, and gender differences with a focus on cultural safety, equity-informed approaches, relational and trauma-informed practices.
    • Updated Chapter 29 covers recovery, survivorship, and public mental health approaches.
    • Enhanced topics include substance use disorders, harm reduction, and support among nurses; changes related to Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD) legislation; and mental health in view of climate change and the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • UNIT 1 Foundations in Theory
    1 Mental Health and Mental Illness
    2 Historical Overview of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing
    3 Overview of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Care Within Various Settings
    4 Relevant Theories and Therapies for Nursing
    5 Understanding Responses to Stress
    UNIT 2 Foundations in Practice
    6 The Nursing Process and Standards of Care for Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing
    7 Ethical Responsibilities and Legal Obligations for Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Practice
    8 Cultural Implications for Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing: A Critical Cultural Perspective
    UNIT 3 Biopsychosocial Interventions
    9 Therapeutic Relationships
    10 Communication and the Clinical Interview
    11 Psychotropic Drugs
    UNIT 4 Psychobiological Disorders
    12 Anxiety and Related Disorders
    13 Depressive Disorders
    14 Bipolar Disorders
    15 Schizophrenia Spectrum and Other Psychotic Disorders
    16 Eating and Feeding Disorders
    17 Neurocognitive Disorders
    18 Psychoactive Substance Use and Treatment
    19 Personality Disorders
    20 Sleep–Wake Disorders
    Unit 5 Trauma Interventions
    21 Crisis and Disaster
    22 Suicide and Non-suicidal Self-Injury
    23 Anger, Aggression, and Violence
    24 Interpersonal Violence: Child, Older Persons, and Intimate Partner Abuse
    25 Sexual Assault
    UNIT 6 Interventions for Distinct Populations
    26 Sexuality and Gender
    27 Disorders of Children and Adolescents
    28 Psychosocial Needs of the Older Person
    29 Recovery, Survivorship, and Public Mental Health Approaches
    30 Psychological Needs of Patients With Medical Conditions
    31 Care for the Dying and for Those Who Grieve
    32 Forensic Psychiatric Nursing
    UNIT 7 Advanced Intervention Modalities
    33 Therapeutic Groups
    34 Family Interventions
    35 Integrative and Complementary Therapies
    Appendix: Standards of Practice, Code of Ethics, Beliefs, and Values
  • Cheryl L. Pollard, RPN, RN, BScN, MN, PhD, Associate Dean & Associate Professor, Faculty of Nursing, MacEwan University, Edmonton, Alberta and Sonya L. Jakubec, RN, BHScN, MN, PhD, Professor, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Mount Royal University, Calgary, AB
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