The Effective Nursing Assistant, Student Edition by Ruth Ann StrattonThe Effective Nursing Assistant, Student Edition by Ruth Ann Stratton

The Effective Nursing Assistant, Student Edition

byRuth Ann Stratton, Roanne Mancari, McGraw-Hill Education

Paperback | May 30, 2006

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Glencoe's The Effective Nursing Assistant is a skill-based program that integrates academics with the National Health Care Skills Standards to enable students to pursue nursing assistant certification. It also includes a section on home health care for students who want to become home health aides, and a section on general patient care for those who choose to work in acute or general care settings.
Title:The Effective Nursing Assistant, Student EditionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:784 pages, 10.8 × 8.5 × 1.1 inPublished:May 30, 2006Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0078744776

ISBN - 13:9780078744778

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Table of Contents

Unit 1 Health Care Workplace Basics

Chapter 1 - The Nursing Assistant

Chapter 2 - Workplaces in the Health Care Industry

Chapter 3 - Getting a Job as a Nursing Assistant

Chapter 4 - Legal Rights and Ethics

Chapter 5 - Patient Needs

Chapter 6 - Safety

Chapter 7 - Vital Signs

Unit 2 The Human Body

Chapter 8 - Human Growth and Development

Chapter 9 - Health and the Human Body

Chapter 10 - Anatomy and Physiology

Chapter 11 - Infection Control and Standard Precautions

Unit 3 Medical Communication

Chapter 12 - Medical Terminology

Chapter 13 - Observing, Reporting, and Recording

Unit 4 Patient Care

Chapter 14 - Care of the Patient's Room

Chapter 15 - Admission, Transfer, and Discharge

Chapter 16 - Body Mechanics

Chapter 17 - Emergency Care

Chapter 18 - Examinations and Therapies

Chapter 19 - Elimination and Sample Collection

Chapter 20 - Caring for the Surgical Patient

Chapter 21 - Patient Rehabilitation

Unit 5 Long-Term Care

Chapter 22 - Personal Care in a Long-Term Care Facility

Chapter 23 - Caring for Patients with Chronic Illnesses

Chapter 24 - Assisting the Elderly in Long-Term Care

Unit 6 Home and Special Care

Chapter 25 - Home Health Care

Chapter 26 - Nutrition

Chapter 27 - Understanding Mental Health

Chapter 28 - Nursing Assistant Specialties

Chapter 29 - Caring for the Terminally Ill

Chapter 30 - Death and Postmortem Care