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Restorative Care Fundamentals for the Certified Nursing Assistant

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ISBN-10: 0827381417

ISBN-13: 9780827381414

Edition: 2000

Authors: Barbara Acello

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This comprehensive text provides the content necessary for training nursing assistants to provide restorative care in long-term care facilities, as required by OBRA law. The content includes measurable objectives and interventions to optimize resident care and to enable facilities to gain maximum reimbursement. This text provides all the information necessary to train nursing assistants in restorative care, as well as, the information required to implement a restorative care training program. It enables the necessary training to advance the certified nursing assistant to the restorative nursing assistant level. Thus, facilities to attain the goal of maintaining or improving residents'…    
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List price: $99.95
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 7/30/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 368
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.91" long x 0.55" tall
Weight: 1.694
Language: English

As an independent nurse consultant and educator, Barbara Acello, MS, RN, has worked in long-term care for more than thirty-three years. In addition to owning and operating a school for nursing assistants, she helped to write and develop mandatory state curricula for nurse aides and EMTs. She has also written and/or contributed to approximately 60 textbooks, instructor guides, quick reference guides, and supplemental instructional material for healthcare personnel. During her nursing career, Ms. Acello has worked in eight states as a director of nursing, long-term care facility consultant, and educator. With a particular interest and expertise in the clinical geriatrics, Ms. Acello's…    

Introduction to Restorative Nursing
Introduction to Rehabilitation and Restorative Nursing Care
The Nursing Process in Restorative Nursing Care
The Elderly in Long-Term Care
Infection Control
Principles of Restorative Nursing and Rehabilitation
Restorative Care of Residents with Musculoskeletal System Conditions
Care of Residents with Common Neurological Conditions
Restorative Care of the Residents with Disorders of the Integumentary System
Consideration of Special Needs
Preventing Musculoskeletal Injuries, Back Injuries in Health Care Workers, Body Mechanics
Restorative Exercise and Bed Mobility Exercise
Progressive Mobility
Ambulation and Assistive Devices
Restorative Approaches to Meeting Residents' Nutrition and Hydration Needs
Restorative Self-Care
Restorative Care of Residents with Respiratory Disorders
Bowel and Bladder Management, Problems Related to the Urinary System
Restorative Care of Residents with Psychosocial and Behavioral Issues
Documenting Restorative Care
Employment Information
Exercise and Mobility
Patterns for Restorative Equipment
Communication: Communication Cards
Basic Nursing Assistant Procedure Review
Federal Law
Minimum Data Set
Americans with Disabilities Act