The Effective Nursing Assistant, Student Edition / Edition 2

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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.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780078744778
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
  • Publication date: 5/30/2006
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 784
  • Product dimensions: 8.60 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 1.10 (d)

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McGraw-Hill authors represent the leading experts in their fields and are dedicated to improving the lives, careers, and interests of readers worldwide

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Table of Contents

Unit 1 Health Care Workplace BasicsChapter 1 - The Nursing AssistantChapter 2 - Workplaces in the Health Care IndustryChapter 3 - Getting a Job as a Nursing AssistantChapter 4 - Legal Rights and EthicsChapter 5 - Patient NeedsChapter 6 - SafetyChapter 7 - Vital SignsUnit 2 The Human BodyChapter 8 - Human Growth and DevelopmentChapter 9 - Health and the Human BodyChapter 10 - Anatomy and PhysiologyChapter 11 - Infection Control and Standard PrecautionsUnit 3 Medical CommunicationChapter 12 - Medical TerminologyChapter 13 - Observing, Reporting, and RecordingUnit 4 Patient CareChapter 14 - Care of the Patient's RoomChapter 15 - Admission, Transfer, and DischargeChapter 16 - Body MechanicsChapter 17 - Emergency CareChapter 18 - Examinations and TherapiesChapter 19 - Elimination and Sample CollectionChapter 20 - Caring for the Surgical PatientChapter 21 - Patient RehabilitationUnit 5 Long-Term CareChapter 22 - Personal Care in a Long-Term Care FacilityChapter 23 - Caring for Patients with Chronic IllnessesChapter 24 - Assisting the Elderly in Long-Term CareUnit 6 Home and Special CareChapter 25 - Home Health CareChapter 26 - NutritionChapter 27 - Understanding Mental HealthChapter 28 - Nursing Assistant SpecialtiesChapter 29 - Caring for the Terminally IllChapter 30 - Death and Postmortem Care

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