The Effective Nursing Assistant, Student Edition / Edition 2

The Effective Nursing Assistant, Student Edition / Edition 2

by Ruth Ann Stratton, Roanne Mancari, McGraw-Hill Education
     
 

ISBN-10: 0078744776

ISBN-13: 9780078744778

Pub. Date: 05/30/2006

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

Glencoe's The Effective Nursing Assistant is a skill-based program that integrates academics with the National Health Care Skills Standards to enable students to pursue nursing assistant certification. It also includes a section on home health care for students who want to become home health aides, and a section on general patient care for those who choose

Overview

Glencoe's The Effective Nursing Assistant is a skill-based program that integrates academics with the National Health Care Skills Standards to enable students to pursue nursing assistant certification. It also includes a section on home health care for students who want to become home health aides, and a section on general patient care for those who choose to work in acute or general care settings.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780078744778
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date:
05/30/2006
Series:
Nursing Assistant Fundamentals Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
784
Product dimensions:
8.60(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Unit 1 Health Care Workplace Basics
Chapter 1 - The Nursing Assistant
Chapter 2 - Workplaces in the Health Care Industry
Chapter 3 - Getting a Job as a Nursing Assistant
Chapter 4 - Legal Rights and Ethics
Chapter 5 - Patient Needs
Chapter 6 - Safety
Chapter 7 - Vital Signs
Unit 2 The Human Body
Chapter 8 - Human Growth and Development
Chapter 9 - Health and the Human Body
Chapter 10 - Anatomy and Physiology
Chapter 11 - Infection Control and Standard Precautions
Unit 3 Medical Communication
Chapter 12 - Medical Terminology
Chapter 13 - Observing, Reporting, and Recording
Unit 4 Patient Care
Chapter 14 - Care of the Patient's Room
Chapter 15 - Admission, Transfer, and Discharge
Chapter 16 - Body Mechanics
Chapter 17 - Emergency Care
Chapter 18 - Examinations and Therapies
Chapter 19 - Elimination and Sample Collection
Chapter 20 - Caring for the Surgical Patient
Chapter 21 - Patient Rehabilitation
Unit 5 Long-Term Care
Chapter 22 - Personal Care in a Long-Term Care Facility
Chapter 23 - Caring for Patients with Chronic Illnesses
Chapter 24 - Assisting the Elderly in Long-Term Care
Unit 6 Home and Special Care
Chapter 25 - Home Health Care
Chapter 26 - Nutrition
Chapter 27 - Understanding Mental Health
Chapter 28 - Nursing Assistant Specialties
Chapter 29 - Caring for the Terminally Ill
Chapter 30 - Death and Postmortem Care

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