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Psychiatric-mental Health Nurse Practitioner Review and Resource Manual

Author: Kathryn Johnson,Dawn Vanderhoef

Publisher: American Nurses Association

ISBN: 9781935213796

Category: Continuing education

Page: 436

View: 7692

Are you looking into how to advance your professional development through certification? Need a reliable and credible reference resource? No matter where you are in the process, make sure you have the most valuable review and resource tool at your disposal. The Nursing Knowledge Center's Psychiatric-Mental Health None Practitioner Review and Resource Manual is a must-have tool for nurses planning to take the American Nurses Credentialing Center's (ANCC's) Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner certification exam. Based on the official ANCC certification exam test content outline, this review and resource manual will help you: Study and analyze comprehensive-material and concepts Written by nursing experts. Develop a recommended seven-step plan to equip you for the exam and map out what to do on the day of the exam. Prepare for and familiarize yourself with psychological-mental health practitioner standards of practice. And much more ... Make the Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Review and Resource Manual a key resource in your certification preparation. Book jacket.

Psychiatric Nursing Certification Review Guide for the Generalist and Advanced Practice Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse

Author: Victoria Mosack

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 1449610935

Category: Medical

Page: 290

View: 1762

Developed especially for practicing nurses preparing for the certification examination offered by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the Psychiatric Nursing Certification Review Guide for the Generalist and Advanced Practice Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse provides a succinct, yet comprehensive review of the core material. This book has been organized to give the reviewer test taking strategies and techniques and sample test questions, which are intended to serve as an introduction to the testing arena. In addition, a bibliography is included for those who need a more in depth discussion of the subject matter in each chapter. The Third Edition has been completely revised and updated to reflect current guidelines and information from the latest version of the DSM IV-TR. The medications and use of medications has also been updated to reflect proper usage and doses.

Dulcan's Textbook of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Author: Mina K. Dulcan

Publisher: American Psychiatric Pub

ISBN: 161537020X

Category: Medical

Page: 1205

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Since publication of the first edition, Dulcan's Textbook of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry has become the recognized standard in child and adolescent psychiatry textbooks. In this thoroughly revised second edition, the editor and chapter authors, leaders in the field of child and adolescent mental health, have again provided a complete, state-of-the-art textbook with notable updates and improvements that enhance accessibility and learning. The new edition is more concise and compact, while remaining comprehensive in scope. The number of chapters has been reduced to sharpen the book's focus on topics most relevant to clinical work. The textbook reflects the new DSM-5 classifications that all clinicians and trainees must know to function in today's health care environment. Many other features contribute to the textbook's user-friendly design and broad appeal: Chapters on the disorders (neurodevelopmental, psychiatric, and those affecting somatic function) have a consistent structure of definition and clinical description, diagnosis, epidemiology, comorbidity, etiology and risk factors, prevention, course and prognosis, evaluation, and treatments, making it easy for readers to locate information and facilitating learning. The textbook is useful as both a core textbook for child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship training and a reference for a wide variety of health care professionals, including pediatricians, family physicians, general psychiatrists, child neurologists, psychologists, advanced practice nurses, and psychiatric social workers. The full range of psychosocial treatments is included, focusing on individuals, families, therapeutic milieus, and systemic models of care. The increasing emphasis on taking mental health care beyond the clinician's office is reflected in chapters on consultations related to schools and to primary care. A section on specialized topics includes chapters on a range of critically important issues, including evidence-based practice, cultural and religious issues, legal and ethical issues, and telehealth. Each chapter in the book ends with "Summary Points," take-away messages that emphasize the most important concepts and promote consolidation of knowledge. The section "Additional Resources" includes "Selected Books for Professionals" and "Web Sites for Professionals, Patients, and Families," which provide avenues for further study and connections with others treating or living with mental health issues. Reflecting both the art and the science of this fascinating field, Dulcan's Textbook of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Second Edition, provides authoritative, practical guidance and is a resource that mental health practitioners at all levels of experience should have on their desks and handheld devices.

Theory-Directed Nursing Practice

Second Edition

Author: Shirley Melat Ziegler, PhD, RN

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826176332

Category: Medical

Page: 312

View: 7896

The second edition of this popular textbook continues to demonstrate the application of theory to nursing practice, presenting a clear strategy for choosing and applying specific theories to specific clinical situations. Each chapter follows a common format: a case is presented, along with several possible theories that might be applied to it. Each theory includes a concise description, with references and recommended readings for those who want more in-depth coverage. Finally one theory is selected for each case and is described in detail, ultimately creating a nursing care plan, with support from the theory. In all, nearly 10 middle-range theories are presented. New to this edition is a selection in each chapter about research supporting the theories discussed. In recognition that a case study format can not encompass all practice circumstances, the final chapter provides the framework for using the strategy in any clinical situation.

Advanced Practice Nursing

Essentials for Role Development

Author: Lucille A Joel

Publisher: F.A. Davis

ISBN: 0803667051

Category: Medical

Page: 530

View: 6782

Meet all the challenges of professional practice—whatever your specialty or environment. Noted nursing professionals and educators explore all of the non-clinical roles and responsibilities of an APN and chart a course that will enable you to meet them successfully. You’ll follow the evolution of the APN’s role from a historical perspective to the present and examine the issues and challenges you’ll encounter in the future.

The Psychiatric Interview

A Practical Guide

Author: Daniel J. Carlat

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780781751865

Category: Medical

Page: 316

View: 364

Revised and updated, this practical handbook is a succinct how-to guide to the psychiatric interview. In a conversational style with many clinical vignettes, Dr. Carlat outlines effective techniques for approaching threatening topics, improving patient recall, dealing with challenging patients, obtaining the psychiatric history, and interviewing for diagnosis and treatment. This edition features updated chapters on the major psychiatric disorders, new chapters on the malingering patient and attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, and new clinical vignettes. Easy-to-photocopy appendices include data forms, patient education handouts, and other frequently referenced information. Pocket cards that accompany the book provide a portable quick-reference to often needed facts.

NP Notes

Nurse Practitioner's Clinical Pocket Guide

Author: Ruth McCaffrey,Ellis Quinn Youngkin

Publisher: F.A. Davis

ISBN: 0803624816

Category: Medical

Page: 256

View: 5495

Must-have information! With an emphasis on prescribing and using tests to diagnose disorders, the information you need every day.

Adult and Family Nurse Practitioner Certification Examination

Review Questions and Strategies

Author: Jill E. Winland-Brown,Lynne M. Hektor Dunphy

Publisher: F A Davis Company

ISBN: 9780803618190

Category: Medical

Page: 516

View: 8934

The authors provide some excellent tools for teaching a venipuncture class though small, is complete in its coverage of topics related to phlebotomy. The unit on blood collection and venipuncture equipment is very thorough. . . Respiratory Care, review of the 1st Edition.Perfect for intensive one- or two-day phlebotomy courses! This user-friendly text concentrates on the crucial skills of blood specimen collection. . . making it a cost-effective, compact learning tool for cross training and continuing education.

Occupational Therapy Examination Review Guide

Author: Caryn R Johnson,Tina DeAngelis,Mary Muhlenhaupt

Publisher: F.A. Davis

ISBN: 0803645147

Category: Medical

Page: 264

View: 7387

Rely on the guide that has helped thousands of students pass their exams with exactly the practice they need. The 4th Edition mirrors the latest NBCOT exam blueprint and the question formats—multiple-choice and simulation at the difficulty level and in the decision-making style of the actual exam. More than 1,000 questions in five practice exams help you identify your strengths and weaknesses while you improve your test-taking performance.

Outcome Assessment in Advanced Practice Nursing

Author: Ruth M. Kleinpell

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826116291

Category: Medical

Page: 273

View: 6953

This book provides up-to-date resources and examples of outcome measures, tools and methods that can be used by APNs in their quest to keep pace with new developments in the rapidly expanding field of outcome measurement. The chapter authors, recognized expert practitioners, offer invaluable insight into the process of conducting outcomes assessments in all APN practice, including the clinical nurse, nurse practitioner, certified registered nurse anesthetist and certified nurse midwife practice specialties. Detailed figures, tables, and examples of outcome studies from actual research in APN practice make this an essential resource for evaluating the true impact the advanced practice nurse has on the delivery and fulfillment of care.

Med-Surg Success

A Q&A Review Applying Critical Thinking to Test Taking

Author: Kathryn Cadenhead Colgrove

Publisher: F.A. Davis

ISBN: 0803657811

Category: Medical

Page: 801

View: 6866

Assure your mastery of medical-surgical nursing knowledge while honing your critical thinking and test-taking skills. The 3rd Edition of this popular resource features over 2,300 questions (including 550 alternate-format questions) that reflect the latest advances in medical-surgical nursing and the latest NCLEX-RN® test plan. They organize the seemingly huge volume of information you must master into manageable sections divided by body systems and specific diseases

Nursing Diagnosis Manual

Planning, Individualizing, and Documenting Client Care

Author: Marilynn E Doenges,Mary Frances Moorhouse,Alice C Murr

Publisher: F.A. Davis

ISBN: 0803644760

Category: Medical

Page: 1122

View: 9782

Here’s the 5th Edition of the resource you’ll turn to again and again to select the appropriate diagnosis and to plan, individualize, and document care for more than 850 diseases and disorders. A new, streamlined design makes reference easier than ever. Only in the Nursing Diagnosis Manual will you find for each diagnosis…defining characteristics presented subjectively and objectively - sample clinical applications to ensure you have selected the appropriate diagnoses - prioritized action/interventions with rationales - a documentation section, and much more!

All-in-one Nursing Care Planning Resource

Medical-surgical, Pediatric, Maternity, and Psychiatric-mental Health

Author: Pamela L. Swearingen

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323262864

Category: Medical

Page: 802

View: 5360

Features nursing care plans for all four core clinical areas. This unique presentation makes this a must-have care plans book for nursing students.

Essentials of Geriatric Psychiatry

Author: Dan G. Blazer,David C. Steffens

Publisher: American Psychiatric Pub

ISBN: 158562960X

Category: Medical

Page: 436

View: 8910

Essentials of Geriatric Psychiatry, Second Edition, distills the main concepts from The American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Geriatric Psychiatry, Fourth Edition, thoroughly covering not only a wide range of important mental disorders of the elderly but also the so-called normal biological, social, and behavioral effects of aging. Essentials of Geriatric Psychiatry is organized into sections devoted to the basic science underlying geriatric psychiatry and to the evaluation, presentation, and treatment of the most common psychiatric disorders in the elderly -- from mood disorders and anxiety to schizophrenia and circadian rhythm disorders. Among the additional topics considered are Neuropsychological assessment and its role in the diagnosis of dementia and in differentiating among various cognitive disorders. Specific dementia syndromes -- Alzheimer's dementia, vascular dementia, dementias due to Lewy body disease, and dementia due to frontotemporal degeneration -- and their treatment. Approaches to assessment, diagnosis, prevention, and management of delirium, with emphasis on nonpharmacological interventions as the first line of treatment. New findings on bipolar disorder with onset in late life, including treatment guidelines based on case reports. An in-depth review of late-life bereavement, reflecting a wealth of recent research regarding intense and/or "complicated" grief. The physical consequences of alcoholism in later life, including interactions between alcohol use and chronic or periodic illness in elderly patients. Chapter summaries are delivered in concise Key Point fashion, and the book's wide array of helpful tables and charts present complex information in an easy-to-absorb form. The Second Edition of Essentials of Geriatric Psychiatry is a must-have reference for geriatric psychiatrists and psychologists and other practicing clinicians, residents in training, psychiatric nurses, social workers, and researchers.

Occupational Therapy in Mental Health

A Vistion for Participation

Author: Catana Brown,Virginia C Stoffel

Publisher: F.A. Davis

ISBN: 0803625103

Category: Medical

Page: 811

View: 9321

This Client-centered, recovery-oriented text gives voice to the lived experience of mental illness across the life span. You will be guided through the assessment and interventions of individuals with mental health conditions and those whose life circumstances generate significant challenges to their participation in valued activities.

Kaplan & Sadock's Concise Textbook of Clinical Psychiatry

Author: Benjamin J. Sadock,Virginia A. Sadock

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780781787468

Category: Medical

Page: 738

View: 5998

Ideal for any student or health care professional who needs an authoritative text that is sharply focused on clinical psychiatry, this book contains the most relevant clinical material from the bestselling "Kaplan and Sadock's Synopsis of Psychiatry, 10th Edition" and includes updated information on recently introduced psychiatric drugs.

Psychiatric Nursing

Contemporary Practice

Author: Mary Ann Boyd

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780781791694

Category: Medical

Page: 952

View: 8397

The AJN Book of the Year award-winning textbook, Psychiatric Nursing: Contemporary Practice, is now in its thoroughly revised, updated Fourth Edition. Based on the biopsychosocial model of psychiatric nursing, this text provides thorough coverage of mental health promotion, assessment, and interventions in adults, families, children, adolescents, and older adults. Features include psychoeducation checklists, therapeutic dialogues, NCLEX® notes, vignettes of famous people with mental disorders, and illustrations showing the interrelationship of the biologic, psychologic, and social domains of mental health and illness. This edition reintroduces the important chapter on sleep disorders and includes a new chapter on forensic psychiatry. A bound-in CD-ROM and companion Website offer numerous student and instructor resources, including Clinical Simulations and questions about movies involving mental disorders.

The Radiography Procedure and Competency Manual

Author: Anita Biedrzycki

Publisher: F.A. Davis

ISBN: 0803674775

Category: Medical

Page: 545

View: 5178

Be prepared to meet the ARRT competency requirements! These procedure checklists make it easy. To qualify for your certification exam, you must demonstrate your competency in all 36 mandatory procedures and in at least 15 of the 30 elective procedures—and your instructors must verify your proficiencies. First, you can use the checklists to review the procedures in preparation for the exam and to develop decision-making skills that will produce the highest quality radiographs while considering the needs and limitations of the patient. Then, your instructors can use them to record their evaluation of your competency for each procedure. And, finally, program directors can use them to verify to the ARRT that the you have demonstrated the required competencies and proficiencies.

The Technological Singularity

Author: Murray Shanahan

Publisher: MIT Press

ISBN: 0262527804

Category: Computers

Page: 272

View: 7942

The idea of technological singularity, and what it would mean if ordinary human intelligence were enhanced or overtaken by artificial intelligence.

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