The Effective Nursing Assistant, Student Edition / Edition 2

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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 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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