Assisting in Long-Term Care / Edition 3

Assisting in Long-Term Care / Edition 3

by Barbara Hegner
     
 

ISBN-10: 0827382596

ISBN-13: 9780827382596

Pub. Date: 08/28/1997

Publisher: Cengage Learning


Assisting in Long Term Care, 3E continues to provide the knowledge and skills required to successfully become a certified NA and to provide safe, effective care for those persons in a long term care setting. This edition includes new coverage of subacute care and surviving a survey, expanded coverage of safety, observation, documentation, infection control and…  See more details below

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Assisting in Long Term Care, 3E continues to provide the knowledge and skills required to successfully become a certified NA and to provide safe, effective care for those persons in a long term care setting. This edition includes new coverage of subacute care and surviving a survey, expanded coverage of safety, observation, documentation, infection control and more. Liberal illustrations aid in visual learning and end of unit material reviews the important concepts of the lesson and tests progress. Supplements Workbook 0-8273-8261-8 Computerized Testbank 0-8273-8263-4 Classroom Manager 0-8273-8262-6 Instructor's Manual 0-8273-8260-X

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780827382596
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
08/28/1997
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
728
Product dimensions:
8.04(w) x 9.97(h) x 1.13(d)

Table of Contents


THE LONG TERM CARE SETTING: The Long Term Care Setting. The Care Givers. The Nursing Assistant in Long Term Care. COMMUNICATION SKILLS: Communication. The Language of Health Care. Observation, Reporting and Documentation. PROTECTING RESIDENTS RIGHTS AND SAFETY: Residents Rights. Safety. Emergencies. The Infectious Process. Infection Control. CHARACTERISTICS OF THE LONG TERM RESIDENT: The Long Term Care Resident. Psychosocial Aspects of Aging. Physical Effects of Aging. MEETING RESIDENTS BASES NEEDS: Residents Environment. Caring for the Residents Personal Hygiene. Meeting the Residents Nutritional Needs. Meeting the Residents Elimination Needs. SPECIAL NURSING ASSISTANT ACTIVITIES: Measuring and Recording Resident Data. Admission, Transfer and Discharge. Hot and Cold Applications. INTRODUCTION TO RESTORATIVE CARE: Restorative Care of the resident. Restoring Residents Mobility. RESIDENTS WITH SPECIAL DISEASES: Caring for Residents with Cardiovascular System Disorders. Caring for Residents with Respiratory System Disorders. Caring for Residents with Endocrine System Disorders. Caring for Residents with Reproductive System Disorders. Caring for residents with Disorders of the Musculoskeletal System. Caring for Residents with Nervous System Disorders. RESIDENTS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS: Caring for Residents with Alzheimers Disease. Caring for Residents with Developmental Disabilities. Caring for the Dying Resident. Caring for the person in Subacute Care. EMPLOYMENT: Surviving a Survey. Seeking Employment.

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