Lippincott Essentials For Nursing Assistants by Pamela CarterLippincott Essentials For Nursing Assistants by Pamela Carter

Lippincott Essentials For Nursing Assistants

byPamela CarterEditorPamela Carter

Paperback | December 13, 2012

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Provides the foundational concepts and facts that a nursing assistant needs to function competently in the workplace, be it a long-term care facility, an acute care facility, or a home health agency. Because students enrolled in “essentials courses — 1) have limited time to read/prepare for class and 2) many have difficulty reading, (learning disabilities, ESL students) — we have included only the most basic, essential information, with the understanding that this foundational knowledge will be supplemented by classroom instruction and on-the-job training.
Pamela Carter is a registered nurse and an award winning teacher. After receiving her bachelor'sdegree in nursing from the University of Alabama in Huntsville, Pamela immediately began a career as a perioperative nurse. Over the course of her nursing career, she also worked in a physician's office and as a staff nurse in an intensive c...
Title:Lippincott Essentials For Nursing AssistantsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:724 pages, 10.88 × 8.38 × 0.68 inPublished:December 13, 2012Publisher:Wolters KluwerLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1609137507

ISBN - 13:9781609137502

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Table of Contents

TOC for 3rd Edition

Unit 1 Introduction to Health Care
1 The Health Care System
2 The Nursing Assistant's Job
3 Professionalism and Job-Seeking Skills
4 Communication Skills
5 Those We Care For
6 The Patient's or Resident's Environment
Unit 2 The Human Body in Health and Disease
7 Basic Body Structure and Function
8 Common Disorders
9 Rehabilitation and Restorative Care
Unit 3 Safety
10 Infection Control
11 Workplace Safety
12 Patient and Resident Safety
13 Basic First Aid and Emergency Care
Unit 4 Basic Patient and Resident Care
14 Assisting With Repositioning and Transferring
15 Assisting With Exercise
16 Bedmaking
17 Measuring and Recording Vital Signs, Height, and Weight
18 Assisting With Hygiene
19 Preventing Pressure Ulcers and Assisting With Wound Care
20 Assisting With Grooming
21 Assisting With Nutrition
22 Assisting With Urinary Elimination
23 Assisting With Bowel Elimination
24 Assisting With Comfort
Unit 5 Special Care Concerns
25 Caring for People Who Are Dying
26 Caring for People With Dementia
27 Caring for People With Developmental Disabilities
28 Caring for People With Cancer
29 Caring for People With HIV/AIDS
30 Caring for People Who Are Having Surgery
31 Home Health Care NEW CHAPTER!