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Pearson Reviews & Rationales

Mental Health Nursing with Nursing Reviews & Rationales
4th Edition

Mary Ann Hogan

Oct 2018, Paperback, 336 pages
ISBN13: 9780134517124
ISBN10: 0134517121
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NCLEX¿-RN® exam preparation for nursing courses covering mental health nursing.

A premier resource for NCLEX¿-RN test prep – now with Pearson Test Prep*
Pearson Reviews & Rationales: Mental Health Nursing has prepared thousands of students for success on the NCLEX-RN exam. Part of the best-selling Pearson Reviews & Rationales series, this volume addresses all aspects of the exam covering mental health nursing. It provides a comprehensive outline review, related NCLEX®-style questions, and test-taking strategies that instructors can weave into their courses.

Fully updated to reflect the 2016 NCLEX-¿RN Test Plan, the 4th edition is now available with Pearson Test Prep, an online practice resource with hundreds of NCLEX-style questions and detailed rationales.

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Pearson Test Prep is included with new print copies of this title, but is not included with any digital versions.

1. Overview of Psychiatric—Mental Health Nursing
2. Crisis Intervention and Suicide
3. Infancy, Childhood, Adolescence, and Neurodevelopment Disorders
4. Bipolar and Related Disorders and Depressive Disorders
5. Anxiety, Trauma, and Stress Related Disorders
6. Somatic Symptom Disorders and Related Disorders
7. Dissociative Disorders
8. Personality Disorders
9. Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders
10. Delirium and Neurocognitive Disorders (Dementia and Others)
11. Substance Use Disorders
12. Family Violence and Sexual Assault
13. Loss, Grief, and Death
14. Psychological Adaptation to Medical Illness

Appendices
A. Practice to Pass and Case Study Suggested Answers
B. Nursing Notes

Complete update reflecting the 2016 NCLEX-¿RN® Test Plan

  • Updated - A comprehensive yet concentrated outline of mental health nursing prepares students to master all related content on the 2016 NCLEX-RN exam.
  • Updated - Revised chapter learning objectives, NCLEX® alerts, and a glossary of key terms target concepts likely to be tested on the 2016 NCLEX-RN exam.
  • Updated - A refreshed set of test-taking strategies provides dozens of techniques to help students improve their chances of success on the NCLEX-RN and beyond.

New or updated practice opportunities

  • Updated - Revised pre- and post-chapter tests with comprehensive rationales assess students’ mastery of chapter material following review and study.
  • Updated - Up-to-date Practice-to-Pass exercises stimulate critical thinking and reinforce chapter content.
  • Updated - Amended end-of-chapter critical thinking case studies describe real client situations and pose open-ended questions asking students how they would provide care for the client or their family.
  • Updated - An updated NursingNotes appendix with useful clinical information offers students a quick review and reference resource.

New! Access to Pearson Test Prep, a new online practice resource

  • New - Students can study with hundreds of NCLEX-style questions and detailed rationales on their computer or any mobile device.
  • New - Detailed reporting features identify where students are struggling so they can focus on improving in those areas.
  • New - Students can easily customize their practice exams to work on specific topics, types of questions, and areas of difficulty.

MaryAnn Hogan, PhD(c), MSN, RN, CNE, has been a nursing educator for more than 30 years, currently as a clinical assistant professor at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. She has taught in diploma, associate degree, and baccalaureate nursing programs. A former item writer for the CAT NCLEX-RN® exam, Ms. Hogan has been teaching review courses throughout New England for the past 25 years. She has also contributed to a number of publications in the areas of adult health, pharmacology, and fundamentals of nursing. She is a member of the American Nurses Association, ANA Massachusetts, Sigma Theta Tau International, Eastern Nursing Research Society, National League for Nursing, and International Network for Doctoral Education in Nursing (INDEN).