What does an LPV/LVN need to know and to be able to do in order to deliver safe and effective mental health nursing care? One look atMental Health Nursing Careand you will see that from start to end, the answers to those questions are well provided! A comprehensive chapter-ending review section is just the beginning of outstanding features and elements woven throughout this book to ensure academic, clinical, and NCLEX-PN test-taking success. Content of the book is streamlined but thorough, allowing the student's focus to remain on the need-to-know information and essential skills. Course completion with this resource is just the beginning of a lifetime of nursing success. Features that promote success include: Critical Thinking Care Maps, Test-Taking Tips, and NCLEX-PN style questions Sharing Experiencesfrom nurses, mental health clients, and others Culture Care boxesthat view mental health issues with a broader perspective Reality Check boxesthat express the reality of mental disorders in the clients' own words Documentation samples, checklists for nurses, and a variety of boxesrelated to client teaching and understanding the world of mental health nursing. Nursing Care features, clinical alerts, discharge considerations, case studies, care plans, and collaborative care sections Learning About Youpages after each unit that encourage readers to develop insight into their own views about mental health FREE CD-ROMwith audio glossary, animations and NCLEX-PN style review questions FREE Companion Website, www.prenhall.com/eby with chapter-specific online resources, including a syllabus manager, hyperlinks, case studies, NCLF.X-PN style questions, and an audio glossaryEby, Linda Arlt is the author of 'Mental Health Nursing Care', published 2004 under ISBN 9780130487513 and ISBN 0130487511.