The Effective Nursing Assistant, Student Edition / Edition 2

The Effective Nursing Assistant, Student Edition / Edition 2

ISBN-10:
0078744776
ISBN-13:
9780078744778
Pub. Date:
05/30/2006
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Education
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Overview

The Effective Nursing Assistant, Student Edition / Edition 2

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: 8.50(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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