Mosby's Canadian Textbook For The Support Worker by Sheila A. SorrentinoMosby's Canadian Textbook For The Support Worker by Sheila A. Sorrentino

Mosby's Canadian Textbook For The Support Worker

bySheila A. Sorrentino, Leighann Remmert, Mary J. Wilk

Paperback | January 13, 2017

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Get the foundation you need to be a successful support worker in both community and institutional settings withMosby's Canadian Textbook for the Support Worker, 4th Edition . With a clear student-friendly approach and step-by-step descriptions, this text walks readers through all the information and skills that support workers (including resident care aides and health care aides) need to master to perform their role safely and effectively. Numerous full-colour illustrations, photographs, and tables are combined with real life case studies, examples, and insightful feature boxes to provide an outstanding learning experience. This new edition also features a new chapter on working in acute care; updated content reflecting the latest trends, issues, and practice standards; and a full assortment of online learning resources. With all this included in one great book, it's no wonder thatMosby'sis the #1 text used by support worker programs across Canada.

Title:Mosby's Canadian Textbook For The Support WorkerFormat:PaperbackDimensions:1184 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:January 13, 2017Publisher:Elsevier CanadaLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1771720433

ISBN - 13:9781771720434

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Table of Contents

  1. The Role of the Support Worker
  2. The Canadian Health Care System
  3. Workplace Settings
  4. Health, Wellness, Illness, and Disability
  5. Interpersonal Communication
  6. Working With Others: Teamwork, Supervision, and Delegation
  7. Managing Stress, Time, and Problems
  8. Ethics
  9. Legislation: The Client's Rights and Your Rights
  10. Caring About Culture and Diversity
  11. Working with Clients and Their Families
  12. Promoting Client Well-Being, Comfort, and Sleep
  13. Medical Terminology
  14. Client Care: Planning, Processes, Reporting, and Recording
  15. Measuring Height, Weight and Vital Signs
  16. Abuse Awareness
  17. Body Structure and Function
  18. Growth and Development
  19. Caring for Mothers and Infants
  20. Caring for the Young
  21. Caring for Older Adults
  22. Safety
  23. Preventing Infection
  24. Skin Care and Prevention of Wounds
  25. Body Mechanics: Moving, Positioning, Transferring, and Lifting the Client
  26. Exercise and Activity
  27. Rehabilitation Care
  28. Nutrition and Fluids
  29. Enteral Nutrition and Intravenous Therapy
  30. Personal Hygiene
  31. Grooming and Dressing
  32. Urinary Elimination
  33. Bowel Elimination
  34. Beds and Bed Making
  35. Mental Health Disorders
  36. Disorientation, Delirium, and Dementia
  37. Common Diseases and Conditions
  38. Developmental Disorders and Disabilities
  39. Speech and Language Disorders
  40. Hearing and Vision Disorders
  41. Oxygen Needs
  42. Home Management
  43. Assisting with Medications
  44. Heat and Cold Applications
  45. Working in Acute Care
  46. End-of-Life Care
  47. Starting Your Career