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The Mental Health Worker: Psychiatric Aide 1st Edition

Beverly Marshburn, RNC, BS

  • Published
  • 540 Pages

Overview

Aspiring allied healthcare workers will learn the skills necessary to work in an entry-level posistion in a psychiatric or mental welfare setting. The Mental Health Worker: Psychiatric Aide provides information on normal growth and development, general patient care, common psychiatric disorders, developmental disorders, dementias, and a variety of other conditions. Other chapters include chemical dependency, patient rights, developmental anomalies, trust, and communication, and safety in the workplace.

  • Numerous examples of hypothetical dialogue assist in the development of interpersonal skills applicable to this work environment.
  • Each chapter contains objectives, key terms, a summary, and student enrichment activities.
Chapter 1: Mental Health Care: Past and Present. Chapter 2: Normal Growth and Development. Chapter 3: Anxiety. Chapter 4: Trust and Communication. Chapter 5: Safety in the Workplace. Chapter 6: General Patient Care. Chapter 7: Chemical Dependency. Chapter 8: Common Psychiatric Disorders. Chapter 9: Developmental Disorders Affecting Children and Adults. Chapter 10: Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementias. Chapter 11: Mental Retardation and Other Developmental Anomalies. Chapter 12: Assaultive and Other Unsafe Behaviors. Chapter 13: Documenting Patient Status. Chapter 14: Patients’ Rights.

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  • ISBN-10: 089262437X
  • ISBN-13: 9780892624379
  • Bookstore Wholesale Price $122.00
  • RETAIL $161.95

Cengage provides a range of supplements that are updated in coordination with the main title selection. For more information about these supplements, contact your Learning Consultant.

FOR INSTRUCTORS

The Mental Health Worker: Psychiatric Aide

ISBN: 9780892624379
Aspiring allied healthcare workers will learn the skills necessary to work in an entry-level posistion in a psychiatric or mental welfare setting. The Mental Health Worker: Psychiatric Aide provides information on normal growth and development, general patient care, common psychiatric disorders, developmental disorders, dementias, and a variety of other conditions. Other chapters include chemical dependency, patient rights, developmental anomalies, trust, and communication, and safety in the workplace.

FOR STUDENTS

The Mental Health Worker: Psychiatric Aide

ISBN: 9780892624379
Aspiring allied healthcare workers will learn the skills necessary to work in an entry-level posistion in a psychiatric or mental welfare setting. The Mental Health Worker: Psychiatric Aide provides information on normal growth and development, general patient care, common psychiatric disorders, developmental disorders, dementias, and a variety of other conditions. Other chapters include chemical dependency, patient rights, developmental anomalies, trust, and communication, and safety in the workplace.