Psychiatric & Mental Health Nursing for Canadian Practice, 5th Edition
, presents a current, comprehensive, Canadian-focused approach to contemporary psychiatric and mental health nursing practice, providing baccalaureate nursing students with a generalist-level understanding of the key principles and skills essential to NCLEX® success and effective patient care. The text’s thorough coverage instills a strong understanding of the biopsychosocial, and spiritual foundations of psychiatric disorders, complemented by engaging learning features that challenge students to apply content throughout every chapter.
Students will gain a deeper understanding of the historical trauma of Indigenous peoples, and implications for nursing care. A new chapter, Identity, Inclusion, and Society, has been added to address the mental health impacts of social exclusion and to present some nursing measures for it.
This extensively revised and reorganized edition equips students for today’s evolving Canadian healthcare environment, reflecting the ongoing changes driven by the global COVID-19 pandemic and the growing adoption of telehealth and virtual therapy in the provision of psychiatric and mental health nursing care. Enhanced with new Thinking Challenges to encourage critical thinking in practice and a variety of online resources designed specifically for Canadian students to extend learning. This proven text helps students confidently meet the unique challenges of Canadian psychiatric and mental health nursing practice.