Essential for course review and NCLEX review, this resource is a complete, concentrated outline of mental health nursing. Content includes all of the "need-to-know" information covering therapeutic communication, developmental disorders, mood disorders, anxiety disorders, somatoform disorders, dissociative disorders, personality disorders, schizophrenia and psychotic disorders, cognitive mental disorders, substance abuse, crisis intervention and suicide, death and dying, and much more. Each chapter provides the following tools that will help lead you to success in your course and on the NCLEX-RN:
Pre- and post-chapter tests with comprehensive rationales
New test-taking strategies
Critical thinking case studies
Prentice Hall Nursing Notes reference card
CD-ROM with 700 practice questions
About the Series
Prentice Hall's Nursing Review & Rationales Series is the complete foundation for success within the classroom, in clinical settings and on the NCLEX-RN exam. Each topical volume offers a concentrated review of core content from across the nursing curriculum, while providing hundreds of practice questions and comprehensive rationales. The only review series offering a tear-out reference card and additional audio reviews, the complete series includes the following volumes:
Mary Ann Hogan, RN, CS, MSN has been a nurse educator for 20 years, currently as a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. She has taught in diploma, associate degree, and baccalaureate nursing programs. A former item writer for the CAT NCLEX-RN, Ms. Hogan has been teaching NCLEX-RN review courses throughout New England for the last 14 years. She has also contributed to a number of publications in the areas of adult health and fundamentals of nursing. Ms. Hogan is an ANCC-certified clinical specialist in medical-surgical nursing and is a member of Sigma Theta Tau.
Karen Hill, RN, MSN, PhD has been a nurse educator for 15 years, currently as an Associate Professor at Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond, Louisiana. She has taught in the baccalaureate program and holds graduate-teaching status. Dr. Hill has taught NCLEX-RN review courses, and her primary teaching responsibilities are in pharmacology and pathophysiology. She has contributed to publications on charting and teaching methodology and has co-authored a pharmacology review book. She is a member of Sigma Theta Tau, ANA, and LSNA.