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Modified to conform to the current curriculum, Schaum's Outline of Psychiatric Nursing complements these courses in scope and sequence to help you understand its basic concepts. The book offers extra practice on topics such as as biological basis for understanding psychotropic drugs, legal and ethical guidelines for safe practice, understanding anxiety and anxiety defenses, somatoform and dissociative disorders, schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders, suicide, psychological needs of the medically ill, psychosocial needs of the older adult, therapeutic groups, etc.
You’ll also get coverage of culturally relevant mental health nursing, understanding stress and holistic approaches to stress, personality disorders, mood disorders, and care of the chemically impaired. Appropriate for the following course: Psychiatric nursing
Topics include: Introduction to Mental Health and Psychiatric Nursing, Conceptual Frameworks and Nursing Theorists in Psychiatric Nursing, Legal and Ethical Aspects of Psychiatric Nursing, Children and Adolescent Psychiatric Disorders, Anxiety and Anxiety Disorders, Somatoform and Dissociative Disorders, Personality Disorders, Eating Disorders, Mood Disorders: Bipolar and Depression, The Schizophrenias and Other Psychotic Disorders, Cognitive Disorders: Delirium and Dementia, Substance Related Disorders, Psychiatric Emergencies, Treatment Modalities
1. Introduction to Mental Health and Psychiatric Nursing 2. Conceptual Frameworks and Nursing Theorists in Psychiatric Nursing 3. Legal and Ethical Aspects of Psychiatric Nursing4. Children and Adolescent Psychiatric Disorders5. Anxiety and Anxiety Disorders6. Somatoform and Dissociative Disorders7. Personality Disorders8. Eating Disorders9. Mood Disorders: Bipolar and Depression10. The Schizophrenias and Other Psychotic Disorders11. Cognitive Disorders: Delirium and Dementia12. Substance Related Disorders13. Psychiatric Emergencies14. Treatment Modalities
Posted August 6, 2012