Essential Mental Health Nursing Skills

Essential Mental Health Nursing Skills

By: Alistair Park (author), Madeline O'Carroll (author), Maggie Nicol (series_editor)Paperback

Special OrderSpecial Order item not currently available. We'll try and order for you.

Description

This book will help to identify the skills and resources that students already have and show how these can be developed into the essential skills needed for nursing in the mental health practice environment. Essential Mental Health Nursing Skills draws on the policy and theory underpinning mental health nursing but focusses on the practical aspects, providing an easily understandable guide to what to do and how to do it. It also provides a practical framework that can be applied in any setting. Examples are given to show how skills can be applied across the diversity of modern mental health nursing. Essential Mental Health Nursing Skills is also designed to be taken into the practice environment so that it can easily be referred to it when learning a skill. identifies the skills essential for the mental health nurse provides an easy to understand guide to 'what to do and how to do it' draws on the policy and theory but concentrates on the essential skills and their application in practice shows how the skills can be applied across mental health nursing designed to be taken into the practice environment to refer to when learning a skill examples from practice are included to help illustrate the material

Contents

1 Introduction SECTION 1 ESSENTIAL SKILLS 2 Therapeutic relationships 3 Observation 4 Taking on different roles 5 Reflection SECTION 2 THE PROCESS OF CARE 6 Communication 7 Assessment 8 Care delivery and interventions 9 Improving physical wellbeing 10 Managing care APPENDIX: CLINICAL OBSERVATION SKILLS

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780723433484
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 256
  • ID: 9780723433484
  • ISBN10: 0723433488

Delivery Information

  • Saver Delivery: Yes
  • 1st Class Delivery: Yes
  • Courier Delivery: Yes
  • Store Delivery: Yes

Prices are for internet purchases only. Prices and availability in WHSmith Stores may vary significantly

Close