Geropsychiatric and Mental Health Nursing (2nd Edition) – eBook

eBook details

  • Authors: Karen Devereaux Melillo, Susan Crocker Houde
  • File Size: 11 MB
  • Format: PDF
  • Length: 514 pages
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
  • Publication Date: August 25, 2010
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B008AY4ISS
  • ISBN-10: 076377359X
  • ISBN-13: 9780763773595


Geropsychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, 2nd Edition (PDF) addresses the information and abilities crucial within the evaluation and nursing care of older adults experiencing frequent late-life psychological well being and psychiatric issues. This textbook options specialists in gerontological nursing and geropsychiatric fields and offers important data for superior apply and skilled nurses, in addition to graduate and undergraduate nursing college students. The 2nd Edition has been fully revised and up to date to incorporate essential areas like evaluation, prognosis, psychopharmacology, and behavioral administration methods within the nursing care of older adults. New to this second version are case research in every chapter along with dialogue questions. This re-creation additionally presents the work of the Geropsychiatric Nursing Collaborative (GPNC) in its entirety. The focus of the GPNC is to enhance the schooling of nurses who look after elders affected by despair, dementia, and different psychological well being issues. The collaborative effort enhances extant competencies for all ranges of nursing schooling, specializing in older adults with psychological well being/sickness considerations. Shared within the Appendix are the competency statements developed for primary, graduate, put up-graduate, and persevering with schooling nursing applications.


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