Varcarolis's Canadian Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing, Canadian Edition - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781926648330, 9781927406960

Varcarolis's Canadian Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing, Canadian Edition

1st Edition

Authors: Margaret Halter Cheryl Pollard
Editors: Mary Haase
Paperback ISBN: 9781926648330
eBook ISBN: 9781927406960
Imprint: Saunders Canada
Published Date: 31st October 2013
Page Count: 800

Description

Using a practical clinical perspective, Varcarolis's Canadian Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing: A Clinical Approach provides a clear understanding of the often-intimidating subject of psychiatric mental health nursing. Clinical chapters follow a practical framework and progress from theory to application, preparing you for practice with real-world examples. This Canadian text features the latest in research related to the practice of psychiatric mental health nursing. From its historical development to today’s nursing practice, all of the comprehensive coverage is presented within a Canadian legal, ethical and cultural context.

Key Features

  • Reader-friendly features reinforce important information and help in applying textbook content to the clinical setting, emphasizing key terms and concepts, learning objectives, key points to remember, critical thinking, and chapter reviews.
  • Assessment Guidelines boxes provide specific instructions for diagnosis and treatment.
  • Patient and Family Teaching boxes provide important details that should be discussed with patients and caregivers.
  • Considering Culture boxes discuss the importance of cultural considerations in providing competent care to diverse populations in various clinical situations.
  • Vignettes threaded throughout the text provide real-world scenarios in psychiatric mental health nursing.
  • Clinical chapters follow the nursing process framework, providing consistent guidelines for comprehensive assessment and intervention.

Table of Contents

Unit 1: Foundations in Theory
1. Mental Health and Mental Illness
  Mary Haase (MacEwan University) 
2. Historical Overview of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing
  Holly Symonds-Brown (MacEwan University)  
3. Relevant Theories and Therapies for Nursing Practice
  Sherri Melrose, Sharon L. Moore (Athabasca University)
4. Psychotropic Drugs
  Beth Swart (Ryerson University)  

Unit 2: Foundations in Practice
5. Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing in Acute Care Settings
  Karen J. Clements (Brandon University)  
6. Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing in Community Settings
  Holly Symonds-Brown (MacEwan University)  
7. Cultural Implications for Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing
  Elaine M. Mordoch (University of Manitoba)  
8. Ethical Responsibilities and Legal Obligations for Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Practice
  Cheryl L. Pollard (MacEwan University)   

Unit 3: Psychosocial Nursing Techniques
9. The Nursing Process and Standards of Care for Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing
  Karen J. Clements (Brandon University)   
10. Therapeutic Relationships
  Michel Andre Tarko (President, Justice Institute of British Columbia)   
11. Communication and the Clinical Interview
  Michel Andre Tarko (President, Justice Institute of British Columbia)    
12. Understanding Responses to Stress
  Sandra Mitchell (Nurse Educator, British Columbia Centre for Disease Control)      


Unit 4: Psychobiological Disorders
13. Anxiety, Obsessive-Compulsive, and Related Disorders
  Mary Haase, Susan L. Ray (MacEwan University, Western University)&n

Details

No. of pages:
800
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Saunders Canada 2014
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders Canada
eBook ISBN:
9781927406960
eBook ISBN:
9781771720212
eBook ISBN:
9781926648347
Paperback ISBN:
9781926648330

About the Author

Margaret Halter

Affiliations and Expertise

Margaret (Peggy) Halter, PhD, APRN Associate Dean Ashland University Schar College of Nursing and Health Sciences Ashland, Ohio

Cheryl Pollard

About the Editor

Mary Haase