Being a Long-Term Care Nursing Assistant with Health Survival Guide Package / Edition 5

Being a Long-Term Care Nursing Assistant with Health Survival Guide Package / Edition 5

by Connie Will-Black RN, BSN, Judith B. Eighmy RN, BSN, CHPN, ET HR
     
 

This package contains the following components:

-013089432X: Being a Long-Term Care Nursing Assistant

-0130920673: Prentice Hall Health's Survival Guide for Long-Term Care Nursing Assistants

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Overview

This package contains the following components:

-013089432X: Being a Long-Term Care Nursing Assistant

-0130920673: Prentice Hall Health's Survival Guide for Long-Term Care Nursing Assistants

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130973313
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
08/28/2001
Edition description:
FIFTH/SURVIVAL GUIDE PACKAGE
Pages:
534
Product dimensions:
8.20(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Long-Term Care.
The Long-Term Care Facility. The Nursing Assistant as an Employee. Legal and Ethical Responsibilities. Personal Qualities. The Health Care Team.

2. Your Working Environment.
Emergencies and Accident Prevention. Fire Safety and Disaster Preparedness. Infection Control. The Resident in Isolation. The Resident's Unit: Admission and Discharge.

3. Special Needs of the Elderly and Chronically Ill.
Philosophy of Care and Rehabilitation. Psychological Aspects of Aging. Role Changes. Developing Interpersonal Skills. Spiritual Needs.

4. Basic Nursing Care.
The Health Care Plan. Organize Your Time. Observation and Charting. Weight and Vital Signs.

5. Anatomy, Physiology, Cancer, and the Senses.
Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology. Cancer. Care of the Resident with Cancer. The Senses. Problems Related to the Sensory System.

6. The Integumentary System.
Anatomy and Physiology. Pressure Ulcers. Care of the Skin. Personal Care and Grooming. Application of Warm and Cold.

7. The Skeletal System.
Anatomy and Physiology. The Resident with a Fracture. Lifting and Moving. Transfer Techniques.

8. The Muscular System.
Anatomy and Physiology. Nursing Care Relatedto the Muscular System.

9. The Digestive System.
Anatomy and Physiology. Basic Nutrition. Therapeutic Diets. Preparing for Mealtime, Serving, and Assisting with Eating. Elimination.

10. The Urinary System.
Anatomy and Physiology. Fluid Balance—Intake and Output. Nursing Measures Related to the Urinary System. Care of the Incontinent Resident.

11. The Nervous System.
Anatomy and Physiology. The Resident with a Nervous System Abnormality. The Resident with Alzheimer's Disease and Dementias of the Alzheimer's Type.

12. The Respiratory System.
Anatomy and Physiology. The Resident with Respiratory Disease.

13. The Cardiovascular System.
Anatomy and Physiology. The Resident with Heart Disease.

14. The Endocrine System.
Anatomy and Physiology. Care of the Resident with Diabetes Mellitus.

15. The Reproductive System and Human Sexuality.
Anatomy and Physiology. Human Sexuality. Sexually Transmitted Diseases.

16. Developmental Disabilities.
Introduction to Developmental Disabilities. Behavior Management Principles and Techniques.

17. The Restorative Nursing Assistant.
Role and Responsibilities of the Restorative Nursing Assistant. Restorative nursing Procedures.

18. Subacute and Emergency Care.
The Subacute Unit. Care of the Subacute Patient. Basic Emergency Care.

19. End-of-Life Care.
End of Life. Culture and End-of-Life Care. Food and Fluids at the End of Life. The Dying Resident.

20. The Certified Nursing Assistant.
Becoming Certified. Obtaining a Job as a Certified Nursing Assistant.

Glossary.
Index.

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