Part of Quay Books' successful "Survival Guide Series", this outlines the responsibilities of the learning disability nurse and provides practical advice on handling situations that arise in practice. Chapters cover all major aspects of the role, including common syndromes and disorders, professional and legal responsibilities, physical and mental health issues, long-term conditions, complex and challenging behaviours, leadership and management, and dealing with emergencies. Written by experts in the field, this unique book provides a clear introduction to the basic principles and skills required by learning disability nurses, and offers contextual advice and guidance for managing common and unexpected situations. Information is presented in a user-friendly question and answer format, and this book can be used as an aide memoire in practice settings.
Publisher: Mark Allen Group
Number of pages: 226
Dimensions: 210 x 305 x 12 mm
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