Nursing Assistant: A Nursing Process Approach (Book Only)

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Learn to become a certified nursing assistant qualified for the acute care, home care, and long-term care settings with this proven learning solution. Nursing Assistant: A Nursing Process Approach is your competency-based resource for the latest trends and practices in nursing assistant education. With more than 160 procedures presented in a step-by-step format and over 1,000 photos and drawings to illustrate key skills, you will see why this book is the leader in nursing assistant education.

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Barbara Hegner, MS, RN Former Professor Emeritus Nursing and Life Science Long Beach City College, CA.

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Brief Table of Contents SECTION 1 INTRODUCTION TO NURSING ASSISTING Unit 1 Community Health Care Unit 2 Role of the Nursing Assistant Unit 3 Consumer Rights and Responsibilities in Health Care Unit 4 Ethical and Legal Issues Affecting the Nursing Assistant SECTION 2 SCIENTIFIC PRINCIPLES Unit 5 Medical Terminology and Body Organization Unit 6 Classification of Disease SECTION 3 BASIC HUMAN NEEDS AND COMMUNICATION Unit 7 Communication Skills Unit 8 Observation, Reporting, and Documentation Unit 9 Meeting Basic Human Needs Unit 10 Comfort, Pain, Rest, and Sleep Unit 11 Developing Cultural Sensitivity SECTION 4 INFECTION AND INFECTION CONTROL Unit 12 Infection Unit 13 Infection Control SECTION 5 SAFETY AND MOBILITY Unit 14 Environmental and Nursing Assistant Safety Unit 15 Patient Safety and Positioning Unit 16 The Patient's Mobility: Transfer Skills Unit 17 The Patient's Mobility: Ambulation SECTION 6 MEASURING AND RECORDING VITAL SIGNS, HEIGHT, AND WEIGHT Unit 18 Body Temperature Unit 19 Pulse and Respiration Unit 20 Blood Pressure Unit 21 Measuring Height and Weight SECTION 7 PATIENT CARE AND COMFORT MEASURES Unit 22 Admission, Transfer, and Discharge Unit 23 Bedmaking Unit 24 Patient Bathing Unit 25 General Comfort Measures SECTION 8 PRINCIPLES OF NUTRITION AND FLUID BALANCE Unit 26 Nutritional Needs and Diet Modifications SECTION 9 SPECIAL CARE PROCEDURES Unit 27 Warm and Cold Applications Unit 28 Assisting with the Physical Examination Unit 29 The Surgical Patient Unit 30 Caring for the Emotionally Stressed Patient Unit 31 Caring for the Bariatric Patient Unit 32 Death and Dying SECTION 10 OTHER HEALTH CARE SETTINGS Unit 33 Care of the Elderly and Chronically Ill Unit 34 The Organization of Home Care: Trends in Health Care Unit 35 The Nursing Assistant in Home Care Unit 36 Subacute Care Unit 37 Alternative, Complementary, and Integrative Approaches to Patient Care SECTION 11 BODY SYSTEMS, COMMON DISORDERS, AND RELATED CARE PROCEDURES Unit 38 Integumentary System Unit 39 Respiratory System Unit 40 Circulatory (Cardiovascular) System Unit 41 Musculoskeletal System Unit 42 Endocrine System Unit 43 Nervous System Unit 44 Gastrointestinal System Unit 45 Urinary System Unit 46 Reproductive System Unit 47 Care of the Patient with Cancer SECTION 12 EXPANDED ROLE OF THE NURSING ASSISTANT Unit 48 Rehabilitation and Restorative Services Unit 49 Obstetrical Patient and Neonate Unit 50 Pediatric Patient Unit 51 Special Advanced Procedures SECTION 13 RESPONSE TO BASIC EMERGENCIES Unit 52 Response to Basic Emergencies SECTION 14 MOVING FORWARD Unit 53 Employment Opportunities and Career Growth

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