Being a Long-Term Care Nursing Assistant

ISBN-10: 013089432X

ISBN-13: 9780130894328

Edition: 5th 2002

Authors: Connie A. Will-Black, Judith B. Eighmy, E. T. HR

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List price: $114.60
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 7/30/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 464
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.398
Language: English

Introduction to Long-Term Care
The Long-Term Care Facility
The Nursing Assistant as an Employee
Legal and Ethical Responsibilities
Personal Qualities
The Health Care Team
Your Working Environment
Emergencies and Accident Prevention
Fire Safety and Disaster Preparedness
Infection Control
The Resident in Isolation
The Resident's Unit: Admission and Discharge
Special Needs of the Elderly and Chronically Ill
Philosophy of Care and Rehabilitation
Psychological Aspects of Aging
Role Changes
Developing Interpersonal Skills
Spiritual Needs
Basic Nursing Care
The Health Care Plan
Organize Your Time
Observation and Charting
Weight and Vital Signs
Anatomy, Physiology, Cancer, and the Senses
Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology
Care of the Resident with Cancer
The Senses
Problems Related to the Sensory System
The Integumentary System
Anatomy and Physiology
Pressure Ulcers
Care of the Skin
Personal Care and Grooming
Application of Warm and Cold
The Skeletal System
Anatomy and Physiology
The Resident with a Fracture
Lifting and Moving
Transfer Techniques
The Muscular System
Anatomy and Physiology
Nursing Care Related to the Muscular System
The Digestive System
Anatomy and Physiology
Basic Nutrition
Therapeutic Diets
Preparing for Mealtime, Serving, and Assisting with Eating
The Urinary System
Anatomy and Physiology
Fluid Balance Intake and Output
Nursing Measures Related to the Urinary System
Care of the Incontinent Resident
The Nervous System
Anatomy and Physiology
The Resident with a Nervous System Abnormality
The Resident with Alzheimer's Disease and Dementias of the Alzheimer's Type
The Respiratory System
Anatomy and Physiology
The Resident with Respiratory Disease
The Cardiovascular System
Anatomy and Physiology
The Resident with Heart Disease
The Endocrine System
Anatomy and Physiology
Care of the Resident with Diabetes Mellitus
The Reproductive System and Human Sexuality
Anatomy and Physiology
Human Sexuality
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Developmental Disabilities
Introduction to Developmental Disabilities
Behavior Management Principles and Techniques
The Restorative Nursing Assistant
Role and Responsibilities of the Restorative Nursing Assistant
Restorative nursing Procedures
Subacute and Emergency Care
The Subacute Unit
Care of the Subacute Patient
Basic Emergency Care
End-of-Life Care
End of Life
Culture and End-of-Life Care
Food and Fluids at the End of Life
The Dying Resident
The Certified Nursing Assistant
Becoming Certified
Obtaining a Job as a Certified Nursing Assistant
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