The Third Edition of Lippincott Williams & Wilkins' flagship and cornerstone basic textbook of nursing assisting. This engaging, ancillary-rich text is intended as the basic training resource for the Nursing Assistant course which generally encompasses 120 hours of training.
Three key beliefs form the basis for the textbook:
1. Students need a textbook that captures their interests and increases their desire to learn.
2. Graduates of nursing assistant training programs must be able to provide competent, skilled care in a compassionate way.
3. The nursing assistant is a vital member of the health care team.