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Essentials of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing

Concepts of Care in Evidence-Based Practice

Eighth Edition

Karyn I. Morgan (author) Mary C. Townsend (author)

ISBN: 9780803676787

Publication Date: Nov 2019

Format: Paperback

Also available as: Cards  

Provides taxonomy and diagnostic criteria from the DSM-5 with references for each DSM-5 diagnosis. Quality Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) activities with guidelines for attaining the knowledge, skills, and attitudes required to fulfill the initiative's core competencies.

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Learning. Applying. Assessing.

Essentials of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing, Interactive Clinical Scenarios, and Davis Edge work together to create an immersive, multimedia learning experience for students and complete teaching materials for instructors.

The text provides the foundational knowledge. Online resources equip instructors with the lesson plans and activities they need to create active classrooms where students can apply what they're learning. Davis Edge tracks student progress and assesses their knowledge in real time until they've mastered the must-know concepts.


Essentials of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing

Concepts of Care in Evidence-Based Practice, 8th Edition

Whether it's an entire course on psychiatric nursing or integrating these principles into an existing course, this is the text that's concise, engaging and informative. It offers a holistic approach to mental health nursing that explores nursing diagnoses for both physiological and psychological disorders.

Davis Edge

Davis Edge is the online Q&A review platform that integrates seamlessly into the classroom to give students the additional practice questions they need to perform well on course and board exams.

It provides instructors with the real-time information they need to monitor, track, and assess their class' vital signs…their mastery of the content and the development of their critical-thinking skills. They'll be able to easily identify the areas in which students are struggling and intervene quickly in class and on assignments to ensure that they succeed.

Comprehension and Retention: How well are students understanding the content?
Participation and Engagement: Are students keeping-up with their reading and assignments?
Test-Taking Skills: Are students adapting to NCLEX®-style questions and improving their test-taking skills?

An access code inside new, printed texts unlocks an eBook, Interactive Clinical Scenarios, and Davis Edge for students.

Instructor resources:
Ebook, Davis Edge access for quizzing resources and monitoring of student progress. Includes testbanks, Powerpoint slides, bonus chapter, image bank, clinical toolkit, active classroom instructor guide

Student resources:
Ebook, Davis Edge access for quizzing resources, interactive clinical scenarios
Illustrations 69 illustrations
Pages 840
Date Published 30 Nov 2019
Publisher F.A. Davis
Subject/s Psychiatric nursing  
1. Mental Health and Mental Illness
2. Biological Implications
3. Ethical and Legal Issues
4. Psychopharmacology

5. Relationship Development and Therapeutic Communication
6. The Nursing Process in Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing
7. Milieu Therapy - Therapeutic Community
8. Intervention in Groups
9. Crisis Intervention
10. The Recovery Model
11. Suicide Prevention

12. Caring for Patients with Mental Illness and Substance Use Disorders in General Practice Settings
13. Neurocognitive Disorders
14. Substance Use and Addictive Disorders
15. Schizophrenia Spectrum and Other Psychotic Disorders
16. Depressive Disorders
17. Bipolar and Related Disorders
18. Anxiety, Obsessive-Compulsive, and Related Disorders
19. Trauma- and Stressor-Related Disorders
20. Somatic Symptom and Dissociative Disorders
21. Eating Disorders
22. Personality Disorders

23. Children and Adolescents
24. The Aging Individual
25. Survivors of Abuse and Neglect
26. Community Mental Health Nursing
27. The Bereaved Individual
28. Military Families

29. Concepts of Personality Development
30. Complementary and Psychosocial Therapies
31. Cultural and Spiritual Concepts Relevant to Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing
32. Issues Related to Human Sexuality and Gender Dysphoria

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