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Understanding Mental Health Practice for Adult Nursing Students

Understanding Mental Health Practice for Adult Nursing Students

First edition
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April 2022 | 192 pages | Learning Matters

As an adult nurse you will come into contact with a wide-range of service users during your practice. Whilst your focus might be on the physical problem that brought them to you, understanding their mental health is also a key part of your role and important to treating people effectively. This book will give you practical guidance on how to respond to the needs of those in your care who face mental health challenges, helping you be more prepared and able to deliver person-centred care confidently.

Key features

·        Fully mapped to the NMC standards of proficiency for registered nurses (2018)

·        Offers a clear and concise overview of contemporary mental health nursing care 

·        Case studies and activities help you relate theory and concepts to your nursing practice

Steve Trenoweth & Angela Warren
Chapter 1: The Importance of Integrating Physical and Mental Health
Sonya Chelvanayagam & Zoe Cowie
Chapter 2: Mental and Physical Health
Steve Trenoweth
Chapter 3: Understanding Mental Health Problems
Tula Brannelly & Josie Tuck
Chapter 4: Legal and Ethical Frameworks in Mental Health Care
Steve Trenoweth
Chapter 5: Supporting People with Mental Health Concerns
Sarah Eales & Sandy Walker
Chapter 6: Responding to a Mental Health Crisis
Josie Tuck
Chapter 7: Overview of Psychiatric Medication
Steve Trenoweth & Chloe Casey
Chapter 8: Promoting Your Own Mental Health

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ISBN: 9781529716481

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