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By Louise Rebraca Shives

It is a center textbook for the LPN and ADN psychiatric-mental future health direction. This textbook provides succinct, but entire assurance of themes for the quick or built-in psychiatric-mental wellbeing and fitness direction. The 8th version has been up to date for foreign money and keeps key positive factors which have been well-received in prior versions, in particular self-awareness activates, medical examples, and ordinary packing containers.

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Emphasis is on nursing intervention under the direction of a more experienced registered nurse. Baccalaureate Degree Nursing Programs Baccalaureate degree programs usually provide more time for psychiatric nursing and clinical experiences. Emphasis is placed on theoretical foundations, the assessment process, mathematical statistics, group dynamics, client and family education, and the nurse’s role in preventive care. Associate’s Degree Nursing Programs Associate’s degree programs may offer a 5- to 10-week course in psychiatric nursing with or without clinical rotation in psychiatric–mental health settings.

The nurse’s role in managed care moves along the continuum from direct client care to administrator (American Board of Managed Care Nursing [ABMCN], 2004). Another area of expansion is parish nursing, which developed in the early 1980s in the Midwest. Parish nursing is a program that promotes health and wellness of the body, mind, and spirit using the community health nursing model as its framework. The church congregation is the client. The parish nurse is a member of the church congregation, spiritually mature, and a licensed registered nurse with a desire to serve the members and friends of his or her congregation.

Indd 23 Freud, A. (1946). The ego and the mechanisms of defense. New York, NY: International Universities Press. Hamlin, L. (2000). Parish nursing: Ties faith and healing. Vital Signs, 10(23), 6–7. Keefe, S. (2006). Virtual attendance: Distance learning programs increasingly offered at major nursing schools nationwide. ADVANCE for Nurses, 7(14), 23–25. Maslow, A. (1970). ). New York, NY: Harper & Row. com. (2008). Mental health: Overcoming the stigma of mental illness. Retrieved October 6, 2008, from http://www.

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