Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing: An Interpersonal Approach (Paperback)
"It is an absolutely perfect modern-day resource for nursing student learning " -Nursing Instructor, Illinois College Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing: An Interpersonal Approach, Third Edition is a foundational resource that weaves both the psychodynamic and neurobiological theories into the strategies for nursing interventions. Grounded in the Peplau's and Travelbee's Interpersonal Theories, the content focuses on the power of connectedness between patient and nurse. Throughout the Third Edition, the authors impart their expertise and experience by providing nurses with the tools and information they need to provide care for all patients. Clinical decision making is a hallmark of this text, equipping students with the knowledge and skills to be safe and successful in nursing practicing. The text focuses on the well-being of both the patient and the nurse, offering a wealth of tools to guide practitioners in setting healthy boundaries that can be leveraged throughout one's career. Key Features Meets the APNA/ISPN Essentials of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing curriculum guidelines. Only text of its kind to emphasize Interpersonal Nursing Theory based concepts throughout each chapter Includes therapeutic interaction, care planning, and How Would You Respond? sections fostering clinical judgement skills QSEN concepts correlated to chapter content found throughout the text Objective psychopharmacology content explores pros and cons of this treatment modality Trauma-informed care content included throughout the text Vivid real-life consumer perspective sections compliment key chapters and promote insight and understanding Evidence-based practice modules correlate current research to key topic and stewards critical thinking Updated chapter on sexuality and how to support sexual health as a nurse Addresses the Future of Nursing 2020-2030 recommendation on social determinants of health and health equity as it relates to mental health NCLEX practice questions conclude each chapter promoting test preparation.