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Assisting in Long-Term Care / Edition 2
     

Assisting in Long-Term Care / Edition 2

by Barbara R. Hegner
 

ISBN-10: 0827352859

ISBN-13: 9780827352858

Pub. Date: 08/28/1993

Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning

This best-selling resource 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,

Overview

This best-selling resource 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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780827352858
Publisher:
Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date:
08/28/1993
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
688

Table of Contents

A Message to the Learnerv
The Learning Processvi
Part 1Student Activities1
Section 1The Long-Term Care Setting3
Lesson 1The Long-Term Care Facility3
Lesson 2The Caregivers7
Lesson 3The Nursing Assistant in Long-Term Care11
Section 2Communication Skills15
Lesson 4Communication and Interpersonal Skills15
Lesson 5The Language of Health Care23
Lesson 6Observation, Documentation, and Reporting35
Section 3Protecting Residents' Rights and Safety41
Lesson 7Residents' Rights41
Lesson 8Safety49
Lesson 9Emergencies59
Lesson 10Infection63
Lesson 11Infection Control69
Section 4Characteristics of the Long-Term Care Resident75
Lesson 12The Long-Term Care Resident75
Lesson 13The Psychosocial Aspects of Aging80
Lesson 14Alternative Health Practices87
Section 5Meeting the Residents' Basic Needs90
Lesson 15Care of the Residents' Environment90
Lesson 16Caring for the Residents' Personal Hygiene94
Lesson 17Meeting the Residents' Nutritional Needs105
Lesson 18Meeting the Residents' Elimination Needs119
Section 6Special Nursing Assistant Activities129
Lesson 19Measuring and Recording Residents' Data129
Lesson 20Admission, Transfer, and Discharge143
Lesson 21Warm and Cold Applications149
Section 7Introduction to Restorative Care155
Lesson 22Restorative/Rehabilitative Care of the Resident155
Lesson 23Restoring Residents' Mobility165
Section 8Residents with Specific Disorders172
Lesson 24Caring for Residents with Cardiovascular System Disorders172
Lesson 25Caring for Residents with Respiratory System Disorders180
Lesson 26Caring for Residents with Endocrine System Disorders185
Lesson 27Caring for Residents with Reproductive System Disorders191
Lesson 28Caring for Residents with Musculoskeletal System Disorders198
Lesson 29Caring for Residents with Nervous System Disorders204
Section 9Residents with Special Needs214
Lesson 30Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders (Caring for the Cognitively Impaired Resident)214
Lesson 31Caring for Residents with Developmental Disabilities221
Lesson 32Caring for the Dying Resident226
Lesson 33Caring for the Person in Subacute Care232
Section 10Employment237
Lesson 34Seeking Employment237
Part 2Student Performance Record247
Part 3Flash Cards255

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