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Learn to become a certified nursing assistant qualified for the acute care, home care, and long-term care settings with this proven learning solution. Nursing Assistant: A Nursing Process Approach is your competency-based resource for the latest trends and practices in nursing assistant education. With more than 160 procedures presented in a step-by-step format and over 1,000 photos and drawings to illustrate key skills, you will see why this book is the leader in nursing assistant education.
Table of Contents
|Introduction to Nursing Assisting|
|Community Health Care|
|Role of the Nursing Assistant|
|Consumer Rights and Responsibilities in Health Care|
|Ethical and Legal Issues Affecting the Nursing Assistant|
|Medical Terminology and Body Organization|
|Classification of Disease|
|Basic Human Needs and Communication|
|Observation, Reporting, and Documentation|
|Meeting Basic Human Needs|
|Comfort, Pain, Rest, and Sleep|
|Developing Cultural Sensitivity|
|Infection and Infection Control|
|Safety and Mobility|
|Environmental and Nursing Assistant Safety|
|Patient Safety and Positioning|
|The Patient?s Mobility: Transfer Skills|
|The Patient?s Mobility: Ambulation|
|Measuring and Recording Vital Signs, Height, and Weight|
|Pulse and Respiration|
|Measuring Height and Weight|
|Patient Care and Comfort Measures|
|Admission, Transfer, and Discharge|
|General Comfort Measures|
|Principles of Nutrition and Fluid Balance|
|Nutritional Needs and Diet Modifications|
|Special Care Procedures|
|Warm and Cold Applications|
|Assisting with the Physical Examination|
|The Surgical Patient|
|Caring for the Emotionally Stressed Patient|
|Caring for the Bariatric Patient|
|Death and Dying|
|Other Health Care Settings|
|Care of the Elderly and Chronically Ill|
|The Organization of Home Care: Trends in Health Care|
|The Nursing Assistant in Home Care|
|Alternative, Complementary, and Integrative Approaches to Patient Care|
|Body Systems, Common Disorders, and Related Care Procedures|
|Circulatory (Cardiovascular) System|
|Care of the Patient with Cancer|
|Expanded Role of the Nursing Assistant|
|Rehabilitation and Restorative Services|
|Obstetrical Patient and Neonate|
|Special Advanced Procedures|
|Response to Basic Emergencies|
|Response to Basic Emergencies|
|Employment Opportunities and Career Growth|
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