The Nursing Assistant: Acute, Sub-Acute, and Long-Term Care / Edition 4

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This easy-to-understand, full-color book consists is known for its practical format, consiceness and economical price. It reflects the most recent practice requirements–including the latest Center for Disease Control (CDC) guidelines, OSHA mandates regarding infection control, OBRA training requirements and updates, and JCAHO age-specific considerations. The book highlights the essence of what it takes to be a nursing assistant in today's competitive healthcare environment.

A five-part organization describes the role of the nursing assistant, covers the essential principle of safety, presents the knowledge and skills of basic nursing care, highlights the main duties and procedures of the nursing assistant, and explores more specialized job skills and abilities. This new edition includes an enhanced student CD complete with animations.

For nursing instructors and educators–a tool and text that can form the basis of any nursing assistant training program. For professionals looking for a refresher book.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780131196353
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Publication date: 12/30/2004
  • Edition description: Book & CD-ROM
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 432
  • Product dimensions: 8.38 (w) x 10.98 (h) x 0.62 (d)

Table of Contents

Dedication Preface About the Author Photo Credits Part One: The Role of the Assistant

  1. Introduction to Health Care
  2. The Nursing Assistant
  3. Communication and Interpersonal Skills
  4. Relating to Your Patients

Part Two: Safety for the Patient and the Nursing Assistant

  1. Infection Control
  2. Environmental Safety: Accident Prevention and Disaster Planning
  3. Emergency Situations

Part Three: Basic Nursing Skills

  1. Body Systems and Common Diseases
  2. Vital Signs
  3. Positioning, Moving and Ambulation
  4. Admission, Transfer, and Discharge

Part Four: Providing Personal Care and Comfort to the Patient

  1. The Patient's Environment
  2. Hygiene and Grooming
  3. Special Skin Care
  4. Nutrition
  5. Elimination Needs
  6. Specimen Collection and Testing
  7. AM and PM Care
  8. Restorative Care and Rehabilitation

Part Five: Specialized Care Procedures

  1. Additional Patient Care Procedures
  2. Preoperative and Postoperative Care
  3. Subacute Care
  4. Special Skills in Long-Term Care
  5. Death and Dying

Glossary Index

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