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CNA Certified Nursing Assistant (Exam Cram Series)

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by Linda Whitenton, Marty Walker
 

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ISBN-10: 0789739348

ISBN-13: 9780789739346

Pub. Date: 11/02/2009

Publisher: Pearson IT Certification

CNA

Certified Nursing Assistant Exam Cram

Linda Whitenton

Marty Walker

Succeed with topical reviews, practice exams, and preparation tools

· Covers exactly what you need to know to score higher on your CNA exam

· More than 150 sample test questions help you gain confidence and decide when you’re ready to take the actual

Overview

CNA

Certified Nursing Assistant Exam Cram

Linda Whitenton

Marty Walker

Succeed with topical reviews, practice exams, and preparation tools

· Covers exactly what you need to know to score higher on your CNA exam

· More than 150 sample test questions help you gain confidence and decide when you’re ready to take the actual exam

· Simplifies key nursing assistant concepts and techniques for easy learning

· Includes popular Cram Sheet tearcard to help you remember key concepts and do extra last-minute studying

· Exam Alerts identify important information found on the exam

Written by Leading Experts!

Score Higher on the CNA Exam!

The CD features an adaptive test engine, giving you an effective tool to assess your readiness for the CNA exam. Key features include

· Detailed explanations of correct and incorrect answers

· Multiple test modes

· Random questions and order of answers

· Coverage of all CNA topic categories

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780789739346
Publisher:
Pearson IT Certification
Publication date:
11/02/2009
Series:
Exam Cram Series
Pages:
203
Sales rank:
83,098
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: What You Need to Know to Prepare for the Exam

Taking the Written Examination

Testing Readiness

Testing Strategies

Answering the Questions

Taking the Clinical Skills Test

Self-Assessment

Exam Prep Questions

Answer Rationales

Chapter 2: The Roles and Responsibilities of the Nursing Assistant

Your Role and Responsibilities

Job Responsibilities

Other Tasks and Duties

Job Limitations

Personal Qualities

The Nursing Assistant as a Member of the Health-Care Team

Being a Team Player

Communication and Interpersonal Skills Needed for Effective CNA Practice

Legal and Ethical Considerations in Practice

Resident Rights

Ethics

Exam Prep Questions

Answer Rationales

Chapter 3: Promotion of Health and Safety

Review of Body Systems Affected by Aging

Communicable Diseases and Their Effect on Health

Role of the Nursing Assistant to Prevent the Spread of Communicable

Diseases

Medical Asepsis

Mask, Eye Protection, Face Shield, Gowns

Sharp Objects

Resident Care Equipment

Environment

Linens

Surgical Asepsis

Resident Safety

Reporting Accidents or Incidents

Exam Prep Questions

Answer Rationales

Chapter 4: Promotion of Function and Health of Residents

Personal Care Skills

Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)

Restorative Skills

Self-Care and Independence

Mobility/Immobility

Health Maintenance and Restoration

Psychosocial Care Skills

Emotional and Mental Health Needs

Cultural Needs

Spiritual Needs

Sexual Needs

Data Collection and Reporting

Exam Prep Questions

Answer Rationales

Chapter 5: Specialized Care

Physical Problems

Vision Impairment

Hearing Impairments

Speech Impairment

Respiratory Problems

Cardiovascular Problems

Paralysis

Digestive and Elimination Problems

HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) and AIDS (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome)

Psychological Problems

Confusion

Aggressive Residents

Dementias

The Depressed Resident

The Terminally Ill Resident

Exam Prep Questions

Answer Rationales

Chapter 6: Clinical Skills Performance Checklists

Handwashing

Measuring Body Temperature

Oral Temperature Measurement with Electronic Monitor

Rectal Temperature Measurement with Electronic Thermometer

Axillary Temperature with Electronic Thermometer

Tympanic Membrane Temperature with Electronic Thermometer

Measuring the Radial and Apical Pulse

Radial Pulse

Apical Pulse

Measuring the Respirations

Blood Pressure

Partial Bedbath

Perineal Care of the Female Resident

Nail Care (Fingers and Toes)

Mouth (Oral) Care

Mouth (Oral) Care: Care of Dentures

Dressing

Applying Elastic Support Hose

Making an Occupied Bed

Moving the Resident to the Side of the Bed

Supine Position

Fowler’s Position

Lateral (Side-Lying) Position

Sim’s Position

Prone Position

Orthopneic Position

Logrolling the Resident

Assisting the Resident to Sit on the Side of the Bed

Assisting the Resident to Transfer from the Bed to a Chair or Wheelchair

Transferring the Resident from a Bed with a Mechanical Lift

Moving the Resident from a Bed to a Stretcher (Gurney)

Using a Gait-Transfer Belt to Assist the Resident to Ambulate

Passive Range of Motion Exercises

Applying Restraints

Feeding

Offering the Bedpan

Performing Ostomy Care

Administering a Cleansing Enema

Recording Intake and Output (I & O)

Measuring and Recording Output from a Urinary Drainage Bag

Indwelling Catheter Care

Applying a Condom Catheter

Collecting Specimens

Routine Urine Specimen

Clean Catch Urine Specimen

Urine Specimen from an Indwelling Catheter

Stool Specimen

Heimlich Maneuver

Isolation Procedures

Putting on Disposable Gown, Gloves, Goggles, and Mask

Removing Disposable Gown, Gloves, Goggles, and Mask

Practice Exam I

Answers to Practice Exam I

Practice Exam II

Answers to Practice Exam II

Appendix A Nursing Assistant Test Cross-Reference

Appendix B Nurse Aide Registries

Glossary

9780789739346 TOC 9/22/2009

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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I love this book it really refreshed my mind once i had to wait to take the state board. It has everything in it you need to know and it has wonderful pre-test. This book is for someone who has taken the CNA course and needs a mind refresher while they wait to take the state board.
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