Prentice Hall Health's Survival Guide for Long-Term Care Nursing Assistants / Edition 1

Prentice Hall Health's Survival Guide for Long-Term Care Nursing Assistants / Edition 1

by Marti Burton
     
 

ISBN-10: 0130920673

ISBN-13: 9780130920676

Pub. Date: 02/21/2001

Publisher: Prentice Hall

This pocket survival guide was written to help nursing assistants succeed on the job. Its quick reference and clear guidance will inspire confidence for those working in long-term care—with a focus on respiratory and circulatory problems, stroke, and diabetes. It covers thirteen on the job challenges, and contains key points about observing

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Overview

This pocket survival guide was written to help nursing assistants succeed on the job. Its quick reference and clear guidance will inspire confidence for those working in long-term care—with a focus on respiratory and circulatory problems, stroke, and diabetes. It covers thirteen on the job challenges, and contains key points about observing, reporting, recording, and identifying abnormal findings in vital signs. Also covered are details and informative tips to help prepare for state survey team visits. For new hire and other nursing assistants in long term care facilities.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130920676
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
02/21/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
16
Product dimensions:
4.00(w) x 6.00(h) x 0.17(d)

Table of Contents

1. Mastering Medical Terminology.

2. Winning with Standard Precautions.

3. Taking Charge of Transmission-Based Precautions.

4. Being Victorious over Vital Sign Errors.

5. Keeping Cool during Communication.

6. Breathing Easy with Respiratory Care.

7. Conquering Circulatory Care Challenges.

8. Managing Stroke Care.

9. Dealing with Disorientation and Confusion.

10. Defeating Diabetic Complications.

11. Overcoming Problems in Observing, Reporting, and Recording.

12. Giving Attention to Abnormal Findings.

13. Surviving the Survey.

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