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Medicines Management in Mental Health Nursing

Medicines Management in Mental Health Nursing

  • Author: Stan Mutsatsa
  • Publisher: Learning Matters
  • ISBN: 1473965845
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 312
  • View: 1597
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Medicines are a crucial part of the jigsaw when considering how to provide recovery-focussed care in mental health. It is important that mental health nurses understand how psychiatric drugs work, what the common treatments are and appreciate the ethical and legal dimensions that affect how medicines can and should be used in mental health care. Using innovative activities and real-life case studies, this book has been carefully designed to provide all this and more making it the ideal resource to build knowledge and confidence in this crucial area of practice. Key features · Clear explanations of both the underlying biology and pharmacology as well as the wider practicalities of working with medicines · Provides accessible information on the most common conditions and treatments · Linked to the NMC standards and essential skills clusters · Activities and case studies help students to apply what they have learnt to practice and consider the full impact that medicines will have on service users

Medicines Management in Adult Nursing

Medicines Management in Adult Nursing

  • Author: Elizabeth Lawson,Dawn L. Hennefer
  • Publisher: SAGE
  • ISBN: 9781844458431
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 192
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Correct medicines management for adults is a crucial skill that adult nursing students must develop in order to provide safe care to their patients. This book specifically supports pre-registration students in meeting the required competencies for medicines management needed to pass formal assessment and qualify as an adult nurse. It is clearly structured around the NMC Essential Skills Clusters for medicines management, covering legal aspects, drugs calculations, administration, storage, record keeping, introductory pharmacology, patient communication and contextual issues in medication. The book is written in user-friendly language and uses patient scenarios to explain concepts and apply theory to practice.

Assessment and Decision Making in Mental Health Nursing

Assessment and Decision Making in Mental Health Nursing

  • Author: Sandra Walker,Diane Carpenter,Yvonne Middlewick
  • Publisher: Learning Matters
  • ISBN: 1446293777
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 136
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Assessment is an essential part of mental-health nursing and as such a core learning requirement for pre-registration nursing students. Getting assessment right is essential for the nursing student in order for them to become an effective practitioner. Many books on assessment are very theoretical. This is a practical, hands-on guide to the assessment process, underpinned by the latest evidence. The book explains the core principles through running case studies, so that readers can see how each decision they make impacts on the person in their care. Key features: Assessment principles are applied across a variety of modern nursing settings that you may find yourself working in as a registered nurse Each chapter is linked to the relevant NMC standards and Essential Skills Clusters so you know you are meeting the professional requirements Activities throughout help you to think critically and develop essential graduate skills.

Mental Health Law in Nursing

Mental Health Law in Nursing

  • Author: Richard Murphy,Philip Wales
  • Publisher: Learning Matters
  • ISBN: 0857257633
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 208
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Mental health nursing students need to understand their legal duties towards all clients, including specific laws for care of detained patients. Yet these laws can be comples, confusing, and difficult to relate to the reality of nursing care. This book is a clear guide to the Mental Health Act and Code of Practice which explains the specific duties, responsibilities and powers of mental health nurses and the care of detained patients in particular. It explains the most frequently encountered parts of the Act and Code and clarifies common misunderstandings. It outlines dilemmas faced by nurses which may arise from possible conflicting responsibilities. It also gives an introduction to other major legal considerations that mental health nursing students need. Key features: Specific guide to the law for mental health nursing students, written by experienced practitioners involved in MHA regulation in England Case studies and examples help the reader relate the law to their clinical practice Multiple choice questions and acticvities help students to develop confidence and become critical and independent learners Linked to relevant NMC Standards and ESCs for degree-level education.

Promoting Recovery in Mental Health Nursing

Promoting Recovery in Mental Health Nursing

  • Author: Steve Trenoweth
  • Publisher: Learning Matters
  • ISBN: 1473965810
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 144
  • View: 9880
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Promoting recovery from mental health problems is a guiding principle within modern mental health care. Working in partnership with service users, new practice techniques are being designed and delivered that can allow individuals to thrive within society and move towards a fulfilling life beyond their diagnosis. Recovery remains a broad and subjective term though and understanding what this means for your service users and how to implement recovery into your practice is an important challenge. Developed in partnership with Certitude – an influential charity providing support for people with mental health problems or learning disabilities – this book will answer all your questions about recovery in mental health nursing. It provides clear explanations and practical guidance that you can immediately bring into your work on placement.

Engagement and Therapeutic Communication in Mental Health Nursing

Engagement and Therapeutic Communication in Mental Health Nursing

  • Author: Sandra Walker
  • Publisher: Learning Matters
  • ISBN: 1473905265
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 160
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Being able to engage with service users and communicate effectively is a fundamental skill identified by the NMC and required of all mental health nurses. The reality is that building rapport and developing therapeutic relationships does not come instinctively for everyone. The authors have responded to this with a book that explains the different communication theories and models and goes on to show students how they work in the real world. Innovative exercises encourage reflection and enable students to practice their developing communication skills as they progress. Throughout the book the authors are focussed on promoting recovery and have put the service user at the centre of the discussion, ensuring that their voice is heard. Key features: - Covers the communication content of the new NMC Standards and Essential Skills Clusters for pre-registration degree-level nursing education - Focussed on promoting recovery and adopts a person-centred approach - Interactive style using realistic scenarios and case studies making theory easy to apply to practice - Includes a chapter co-authored by a service user offering a unique insight.

Introduction to Medicines Management in Nursing

Introduction to Medicines Management in Nursing

  • Author: Alison Spires,Martina O'Brien,Kirsty Andrews
  • Publisher: Learning Matters
  • ISBN: 1844458474
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 200
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Managing medicines can seem a daunting prospect for new nursing students, but is a crucial skill they must develop from day one to provide safe care to their patients. This book specifically supports first-year, pre-registration students in meeting the required competencies for medicines management needed for progression into the second year. It is structured around the NMC Essential Skills Clusters, providing a clear introduction to law, calculations, administration, introductory pharmacology, patient communication and contextual issues applied to medicines management. The book is written in user-friendly language and uses patient scenarios to explain concepts and apply theory to practice.

Nursing Adults with Long Term Conditions

Nursing Adults with Long Term Conditions

  • Author: Jane Nicol
  • Publisher: Learning Matters
  • ISBN: 147393351X
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 184
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Focusing on the relevant knowledge and skills essential for effective care for people living with long-term conditions, this book covers everything from the impact of long-term conditions across the lifespan and the therapeutic relationship to symptom management, case management and advance care planning. All activities, scenarios and case studies have been updated in light of the 6 Cs agenda to reflect the contemporary landscape of care, and to bring in recommendations from the Francis Report. With integrated care and partnership working as themes within the book, it now includes more on the shift to community-based care and considers the complexity of mental health and how it may be affected by physical conditions.

Psychosocial Interventions in Mental Health Nursing

Psychosocial Interventions in Mental Health Nursing

  • Author: Sandra Walker
  • Publisher: Learning Matters
  • ISBN: 1446297837
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 176
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In order to give high quality care it is essential that mental health nurses have a solid grasp of the most common therapies and interventions used in mental healthcare. If nurses understand what the various interventions involve then they will be much better equipped to support patients through their recovery. This is a practical, engaging introduction to the major psychosocial interventions that demonstrates to students what the interventions are, why they are important and how they can be used. Key features - Interactive approach through realistic case studies that show how interventions can work to promote recovery - A patient centred approach considers the social as well as psychological aspects of mental healthcare - Each chapter is mapped to the relevant NMC standards and Essential Skills Clusters so that readers can see how they are meeting their professional requirements - Activities throughout challenge the reader to think critically and develop graduate skills

Psychology and Sociology in Nursing

Psychology and Sociology in Nursing

  • Author: Benny Goodman
  • Publisher: Learning Matters
  • ISBN: 1473927544
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 224
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Nurses have to be aware of a range of sociological and psychological issues in order to provide holistic care. This book explores sociology and psychology relevant to nursing and explains why it is so important to understand these disciplines in order to be a good nurse. It is written specifically for nursing students, and clearly explains the key concepts using nursing case studies and examples. Chapters move from individual and personal issues onto wider society as a whole and explore the psychological and sociological basis of all aspects of nursing practice.

Understanding Mental Health Practice

Understanding Mental Health Practice

  • Author: Mark Haith
  • Publisher: Learning Matters
  • ISBN: 1526417367
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 184
  • View: 1189
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Mental health is a vast and fascinating subject but knowing where to begin can be challenging. This book focuses on the fundamentals of mental health care. It is packed full of ‘need-to-know’ information that will help students understand what is meant by mental health and wellbeing, be aware of the common mental health problems as well as the typical interventions and treatment options available. The book focuses in on the most essential knowledge providing the ideal starting point for anyone looking to gain an initial understanding of mental health.

Physical Healthcare and Promotion in Mental Health Nursing

Physical Healthcare and Promotion in Mental Health Nursing

  • Author: Stan Mutsatsa
  • Publisher: Learning Matters
  • ISBN: 147390885X
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 248
  • View: 7454
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It is essential for mental health nurses to understand the physical health needs of people with mental health disorders in order to provide holistic care. Yet these people often have their physical health needs unrecognised or poorly managed. This book is a practical and informative guide to the physical health care of people with mental health illnesses. It covers a range of health-promotion strategies, including exercise, diet and oral health, and assessment, intervention and skills for common physical disorders found in people with mental-health problems. It takes a recovery perspective and emphasises the importance of communication and collaborative care for adherence to healthy lifestyles.

Patient Assessment and Care Planning in Nursing

Patient Assessment and Care Planning in Nursing

  • Author: Lioba Howatson-Jones,Mooi Standing,Susan Roberts
  • Publisher: Learning Matters
  • ISBN: 1473927463
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 184
  • View: 2816
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Nurses of the future need to accurately assess people of all ages, with varying mental and physical problems, across different settings and with changing health needs. This book introduces student nurses and novice practitioners to the assessment process enabling them to identify patient problems in order for solutions to be planned and implemented. Linked to the NMC Standards and Essential Skills Clusters for degree-level education, and with detailed case studies and scenarios demonstrating practical application of key theory, the book encourages critical thinking and urges students to consider the social, cultural, psychological and environmental factors as well as the physical symptoms that may be present when making assessments.

Safeguarding Adults in Nursing Practice

Safeguarding Adults in Nursing Practice

  • Author: Ruth Northway,Robert Jenkins
  • Publisher: Learning Matters
  • ISBN: 1473954878
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 240
  • View: 5854
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A clear and accessible introduction to safeguarding adults in nursing practice with a range of clients and across different settings.

Passing Calculations Tests for Nursing Students

Passing Calculations Tests for Nursing Students

Advice, Guidance and Over 400 Online Questions for Extra Revision and Practice

  • Author: Susan Starkings,Larry Krause
  • Publisher: Learning Matters
  • ISBN: 1473917670
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 144
  • View: 2693
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With an easy to use format, this book is all your students need to face calculations tests with confidence and pass first time. It teaches simple numeracy skills that will stand them in good stead both during your initial nurse training and during their career in practice. Now with a dedicated website study.sagepub.com/starkingskrause3e accompanying the book providing further questions and practice, interactive tests, a flashcard glossary and more. Inside you’ll find: · over 360 practice questions with an extra 400+ available online · easy to understand explanations that take the fear out of maths · a diagnostic chapter to help students identify problem areas · activities, scenarios and case studies from every day nursing situations

Leadership, Management and Team Working in Nursing

Leadership, Management and Team Working in Nursing

  • Author: Peter Ellis,Shirley Bach
  • Publisher: Learning Matters
  • ISBN: 1473926912
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 192
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Transforming Nursing Practice is a series tailor made for pre-registration student nurses. Each book in the series is: · Affordable · Mapped to the NMC Standards and Essential Skills Clusters · Focused on applying theory to practice · Full of active learning features ‘The set of books is an excellent resource for students. The series is small, easily portable and valuable. I use the whole set on a regular basis.’ Fiona Davies, Senior Nurse Lecturer, University of Derby Whatever stage you are at in your nursing career leadership, management and team working skills will be central to your role as a modern nurse. The book has been carefully crafted to equip you with these skills helping you to understand why leadership and management is so important, how it fits in with your daily practice and what the key theory and knowledge is. It will be a valuable resource for all three years of the nursing degree and a tool to help you grow into a nurse leader of the future. Key features: · Written with the needs of student nurses firmly in mind with activities and case studies that bring theory to life · Linked to the latest NMC Standards and Essential Skills Clusters for pre-registration nursing education · Provides practical guidance on the immediate challenges that the new nurse will face About the Authors Peter Ellis is Nursing Director at Hospice in the Weald, Pembury, Kent. Shirley Bach is Head of the School of Health Sciences at the University of Brighton.

Mental Health Nursing

Mental Health Nursing

Competencies for Practice

  • Author: Stephan Kirby,Denis Hart,Dennis Cross,Gordon Mitchell
  • Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
  • ISBN: 1137207949
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 528
  • View: 6053
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Pre-registration nurse training across the UK is now competency based and this is the first mental health nursing text devoted to this approach. It explores the practical application of a competency based Exit Profile for mental health nursing students, which ensures that there is consistency in the essential knowledge, skills and attitudes that mental health nursing students will acquire by the end of their training programmes. This timely and contemporary text will be an essential resource for all Mental Health Branch nursing students.

Nursing and Mental Health Care

Nursing and Mental Health Care

An introduction for all fields of practice

  • Author: Steve Trenoweth,Terry Docherty,Joseph Franks,Reuben Pearce
  • Publisher: Learning Matters
  • ISBN: 1844457842
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 208
  • View: 9310
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Improving mental health for all is increasingly important in nursing as more people suffer from mental health issues, ranging from stress through to diagnosed illnesses. It is crucial that all nurses, not just mental health nurses, are aware of mental health problems and the impact these have on patients, families and carers. This book gives a clear overview of mental health in nursing, relevant for all fields of practice. It explains the core features of the mental health nursing field, and explores aspects of mental health that every nurse should understand in order to provide holistic care to their patients.

Advancing Professional Nursing Practice

Advancing Professional Nursing Practice

Relationship-Based Care and the ANA Standards of Professional Nursing Practice

  • Author: Margaret M Glembocki
  • Publisher: Creative Health Care Management
  • ISBN: 1886624720
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 466
  • View: 1831
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In this important book, stories of unit and practice transformations deepen the clinician's understanding of how both Relationship-Based Care and the American Nurses Association Standards of Professional Nursing Practice can be harnessed to strengthen a professional culture. Stories in which the patient and family experience is elevated by the nurses who care for them will remind readers of not only the purpose and meaning of their work, but its power to transform lives.

Critical Thinking and Reflection for Mental Health Nursing Students

Critical Thinking and Reflection for Mental Health Nursing Students

  • Author: Marc Roberts
  • Publisher: Learning Matters
  • ISBN: 1473954959
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 160
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The ability to reflect critically is a vital nursing skill. It will help your students to make better decisions, avoid errors, identify good and bad forms of practice and become better at learning from their experiences. The challenges they will face as a mental health nurse are complex so this book breaks things down to the foundations helping them to build critical thinking and reflection skills from the ground up. Key features: · Covers the theory and principles behind critical thinking and reflection · Explores the specific mental health context and unique challenges students are likely to face as a mental health nurse · Applies critical thinking to practice but also to academic study, showing how to demonstrate these skills in assignments