Placement Learning in Mental Health Nursing

1st Edition

A guide for students in practice

Editors:

  • Gemma Stacey
  • Anne Felton
  • Paul Bonham
  • Key Features

    • Takes a logical, step-by-step approach to preparing for learning on a mental health placement
    • Introduces the principles of care, support and treatment of an individual with mental health problems, linking university-learned theory to practice
    • Uses narratives from other students to describe what the placement will really be like
    • Highlights potential learning opportunities and experiences available on a mental health placement
    • Explains how to develop your clinical portfolio by completing specific exercises and activities
    • Maps all activities and exercises to the NMC competencies
    • Discusses the possible challenges that may arise during a mental health placement and advises on approaches to a range of situations
    • Keeps the aim of recovery as a central philosophy in line with contemporary thinking in mental health care.

    Series features:

    • A unique guide to getting the most from clinical placements
    • How to prepare for your placement
    • What you can expect to learn during a placement
    • Clear links to, and examples of, achieving NMC competencies
    • Guidance on what to use as evidence for your portfolio
    • Case studies that link theory with practice
    • How to consolidate your experience and learn from the placement
    • Tips, activities, further reading suggestions and useful websites.

    Details

    No. of pages:
    264
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2012
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Bailièrre Tindall
    Print ISBN:
    9780702043031
    Electronic ISBN:
    9780702051692

    About the editors

    Gemma Stacey

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Lecturer in Mental Health and Social Care, School of Nursing, Midwifery and Physiotherapy, University of Nottingham, Derby Education Centre, London Road Community Hospital, Derby, UK

    Anne Felton

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Lecturer in Mental Health and Social Care, School of Nursing, Midwifery and Physiotherapy, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK

    Paul Bonham

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Lecturer in Mental Health and Social Care, School of Nursing, Midwifery and Physiotherapy, University of Nottingham, Derby Education Centre, London Road Community Hospital, Derby, UK