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Mental Health Nursing

Carving a Path to Practice, 1st Edition

By Paul Illingworth, Laura Singleton


184 pages

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Are you wondering if a career in Mental Health Nursing is right for you? If you are considering studying Mental Health Nursing or have already begun your course this book is the perfect tool to see if you have what it takes to be a Mental Health Nurse.

It will tell you what to expect in your studies and address the ups and the downs of becoming a Mental Health nurse. It contains personal anecdotes from students who have already completed their course and advice from Mental Health lecturers on how to get the most out of your studies. This book will guide you through your course from beginning to end and prepare you for your future career.

Table of Contents

Surviving your Mental Health Branch

Brief Table of Contents

Chapter 1 … Introduction

Chapter 2 … Routes to becoming a mental health nurse

Chapter 3 … Passage through the Common Foundation Programme

Chapter 4 … Journey through the Mental Health Branch

Chapter 5 … Inter-Professional Education, Learning and Working

Chapter 6 … How to survive the academic side of university

Chapter 7 … Maintaining a healthy life balance at university and live within your means

Chapter 8 … Getting the most out of your lecturers

Chapter 9 … How to maximise placements

Chapter 10 … Getting the full advantage of elective and preference placements

Chapter 11 … Questions you want to ask but haven’t

Chapter 12 … Transition to qualified mental health nurse

Chapter 13 … Useful websites

Chapter 14 … Glossary of terms/Common abbreviations

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / Nursing / General