Workbook For Fundamental Concepts And Skills For The Patient Care Technician by Kimberly Townsend

Workbook For Fundamental Concepts And Skills For The Patient Care Technician

byKimberly Townsend

Paperback | February 27, 2017

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This workbook reinforces students' understanding of textbook content with numerous exercises, activities, and practice questions. Multiple-choice questions help reinforce content from each chapter. Ordered response questions emphasize proper procedure steps. Critical thinking exercises present a case study to help students apply concepts to practice. The practice exam helps students prepare for certification examination. Over 75 checklists - one for every procedure in the text - assist in mastering the skills necessary for safe patient care.

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Title:Workbook For Fundamental Concepts And Skills For The Patient Care TechnicianFormat:PaperbackDimensions:480 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:February 27, 2017Publisher:Elsevier CanadaLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0323445713

ISBN - 13:9780323445719

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Table of Contents

Unit 1: Introduction to Health Care

1. Today's Health Care 2. The Role of the Patient Care Technician 3. Professionalism and Work Ethics 4. Communicating with the Health Care Team

Unit 2: The Patient

5. Understanding the Patient as a Person 6. Patient Rights, Ethics and Laws 7. Body Structure and Function and Growth and Developement 8. Comfort, Rest, and Sleep

Unit 3: Safety

9. Infection Control 10. Workplace Safety and Body Mechanics 11. Patient Safety 12. Moving, Positioning, and Preventing Falls 13. Basic Emergency Care

Unit 4: Patient Assessment

14. Assisting with the Physical Examination 15. Measuring and Recording Vital Signs 16. Obtaining and Monitoring an Electrocardiogram

Unit 5: Patient Care and Comfort

17. Assisting with Admissions and Discharge 18. Bedmaking and Hygiene 19. Assisting With Grooming 20. Assisting With Nutrition and Fluids 21. Assisting With Urinary Elimination 22. Assisting With Bowel Elimination 23. Assisting with Oxygen Needs

Unit 6: Blood and Specimen Collecting and Testing

24. Blood Collecting and Processing 25. Specimen Collecting and Testing

Unit 7: Surgery and Immobility

26. Care of the Surgical Patient 27. Heat and Cold Applications 28. Care of Wounds and Pressure Ulcers 29. Rehabilitative and Restorative Care

Unit 8: Special Care Concerns and Settings

30. Care of Women and Children 31. Caring for Patients with Dementia 32. Caring for Patients with Special Needs 33. Caring for of the Patient with a Chronic Condition 34. End-of-Life Care

Skills Checklists Final Exam