Assisting in Long Term Care / Edition 4

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This best-selling text provides the theoretical and skills content nursing assistants require for the successful completion of the certification test. A major goal of the content is to help nursing assistants develop an understanding of the principles on safe and effective care of residents in long-term care. Core values stressed include empathy, caring, communication skills, and respect for residents and their families. Special emphasis is placed on ensuring resident's rights, adequate nutrition and hydration, maintenance of mobility, psychosocial interactions, and a safe environment. Liberal illustrations aid in visual learning.

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Reviewer:Marcia K Flesner, PhD, RN, MHCA(University of Missouri-Columbia)
Description:This book, written to meet the needs of persons who wish to become CNAs and work in long term care (LTC), provides core concepts and clearly explains the basic principles of nursing care of the elderly.
Purpose:The purpose is to provide the information needed to educate CNAs in their role in LTC settings. Preparing CNAs to provide a high standard of care while respecting the individual is crucial to providing quality care in nursing homes. The objectives have been met.
Audience:This is written to be used by students who are attending educational programs that will lead to certification as a CNA in their state. Educators will find the book to be organized and full of figures and guidelines explaining the numerous tasks of the CNA. The authors and their reviewers have advanced education and experience in the LTC setting.
Features:The book is divided into 10 sections, starting with the basics of the LTC setting, discussing communication skills, residents' rights, and characteristics of LTC residents. It concludes with sections on meeting the residents' needs following the systems of the body. One strength of the book is the use of color figures and pictures, demonstrating the topics being reviewed. Definitions start each chapter and a review at the end of each chapter allows the reader to evaluate their knowledge level.
Assessment:This appears to be a thorough collection of the information needed by CNAs to obtain their certification and to retain as a resource in their work environment. Providing a new edition of themanual is prudent as the standards and guidelines require updating as nursing research gathers more research-based evidence about the care of the elderly.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780766834798
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 9/5/2001
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 704
  • Product dimensions: 8.52 (w) x 10.82 (h) x 0.98 (d)

Meet the Author

Barbara Hegner, MS, RN Former Professor Emeritus Nursing and Life Science Long Beach City College, CA.

Mary Jo Mirlenbrink Gerlach, RN, MSNEd
Outstanding Faculty Award, Medical College of Georgia (3 years)
Distinguished Alumni Nurse Leader, College of Mount St. Joseph
Member, American Nurses Association, Georgia Nurses Assoc., District 11
Nurse Consultant and Program Director, CNA Program, Family Life Enrichment Centers, Inc., High Shoals, GA

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Table of Contents

Preface. SECTION 1: THE LONG-TERM CARE SETTING. Lesson 1: The Long-Term Care Facility. Lesson 2 : The Caregivers. Lesson 3: The Nursing Assistant in Long-Term Care. SECTION 2: COMMUNICATION SKILLS. Lesson 4: Communication and Interpersonal Skills. Lesson 5: The Language of Health Care. Lesson 6: Observation, Documentation, and Reporting. SECTION 3: PROTECTING RESIDENTS RIGHTS AND SAFETY. Lesson 7: Residents Rights. Lesson 8: Safety Lesson 9: Emergencies. Lesson 10: Infection. Lesson 11: Infection Control. SECTION 4: CHARACTERISTICS OF THE LONG-TERM CARE RESIDENT. Lesson 12: The Long-Term Care Resident. Lesson 13: The Psychosocial Aspects of Aging. Lesson 14: Alternative Health Practices. SECTION 5: MEETING THE RESIDENTS BASIC NEEDS. Lesson 15: Care of the Residents Environment. Lesson 16: Caring for the Residents Personal Hygiene. Lesson 17: Meeting the Residents Nutritional Needs. Lesson 18: Meeting the Residents Elimination Needs. SECTION 6: SPECIAL NURSING ASSISTANT ACTIVITIES. Lesson 19: Measuring and Recording Residents Data. Lesson 20: Admission, Transfer, and Discharge. Lesson 21: Warm and Cold Applications. SECTION 7: INTRODUCTION TO RESTORATIVE CARE. Lesson 22: Restorative Care of the Resident. Lesson 23: Restoring Residents Mobility. SECTION 8: RESIDENTS WITH SPECIFIC DISORDERS. Lesson 24: Caring for Residents with Cardiovascular System Disorders. Lesson 25: Caring for Residents with Respiratory System Disorders. Lesson 26: Caring for Residents with Endocrine System Disorders. Lesson 27: Caring for Residents with Reproductive System Disorders. Lesson 28: Caring for Residents with Musculoskeletal System Disorders. Lesson 29: Caring for Residents with Nervous System Disorders. SECTION 9: RESIDENTS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS. Lesson 30: Alzheimers Disease and Related Disorders . Lesson 31: Caring for Residents with Developmental Disabilities. Lesson 32: Caring for the Dying Resident. Lesson 33: Caring for the Person in Subacute Care. SECTION 10: EMPLOYMENT. Lesson 34: Seeking Employment. Glossary. Index

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