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.
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