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Mosby's Textbook for Nursing Assistants

Author: Sheila A. Sorrentino,Leighann Remmert

Publisher: Mosby

ISBN: 9780323319751

Category: Care of the sick

Page: 936

View: 5894

Master the essential skills of today''s nursing assistant! Mosby''s Textbook for Nursing Assistants, 9th Edition prepares you to work in long-term care, acute care, and subacute care settings. Known for its comprehensive coverage and an easy-to-read, visual approach, this book includes step-by-step instructions for over 100 nursing assistant procedures. New to this edition is a practice scenario in each chapter to help you develop problem solving and critical thinking skills, as well as Focus on Math boxes that highlight common calculations done on the job. Written by well-known educator Sheila Sorrentino and expert co-author Leighann Remmert, this market-leading text emphasizes the importance of teamwork and communication - two elements critical to being an effective nursing assistant. Complete coverage includes the knowledge and skills needed by the nursing assistant. Guidelines to over 100 procedures are divided into pre-procedure, procedure, and post-procedure sections for easier learning. A clear, readable writing style is supplemented with more than 1,000 full-color photographs and illustrations. Key terms and abbreviations are included at the beginning of each chapter, with a comprehensive glossary at the back of the book. Review questions in each chapter are useful in guiding your study, reviewing what you have learned, and preparing for a test or the competency evaluation. Video icons indicate skills for which video is provided on the free Evolve companion website or in Mosby''s Nursing Assistant Video Skills 4.0 (sold separately). Summary boxes highlight key aspects of patient care including safety and comfort, long-term care, home care, personal pride, the needs of children and older persons, cultural considerations, communication guidelines, delegated tasks, teamwork, and time management. Focus on PRIDE boxes highlight personal and professional responsibility, rights and respect, delegation and teamwork, and ethics and laws to help you promote pride in the person, the family, and yourself. The Workbook and Competency Evaluation Review corresponds to chapters in the text and encourages learning with a wide variety of exercises. It also includes over 100 checklists, one for every procedure in the textbook. The Competency Evaluation Review includes a content review, skills evaluation review, and two practice exams to prepare students for their certification exam. Sold separately. Promoting Safety and Comfort boxes detail measures and cautions for providing safe, effective patient care. Focus on Long-Term Care and Focus on Home Care boxes highlight information vital to providing competent care in these settings. Focus on Children and Focus on Older Person boxes provide age-specific information about the special needs, considerations, and circumstances of children and older persons. Caring About Culture boxes help you learn about the beliefs and customs of other cultures so you can provide appropriate care. Focus on Communication boxes provide guidelines for what to say and ask when communicating with residents, visitors, and the nursing team. Teamwork and Time Management boxes cite ways you can efficiently work with and help nursing team members. Delegation Guidelines identify your specific responsibilities in accepting commonly delegated tasks. NEW Getting a Job chapter describes the professional skills needed for seeking and landing a new job upon certification. NEW Delegation chapter explains how nursing assistants work within the health care team and receive instructions from the nurse, and includes tips on questions to ask when receiving delegated tasks. NEW! Focus on Math highlights the basic math skills you need as a nursing assistant. NEW! Focus on Practice: Problem Solving includes scenarios that develop your critical thinking skills in common situations encountered during practice. NEW! NATCEP skills are identified as skills most often required for demonstration on state certification exams. NEW! Focus on Surveys feature highlights the nursing assistant''s role during state inspections. NEW! Focus on PRIDE application questions promote pride in the nursing assistant, the person, and the person''s family. UPDATED video clips from the latest Nursing Assistant Video Skills series demonstrate selected skills. UPDATED Body Spectrum interactive anatomy review is available on the Evolve companion website.

Mosby's Essentials for Nursing Assistants

Author: Sheila A. Sorrentino,Leighann Remmert

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323294030

Category: Medical

Page: 552

View: 8640

Ideal for shorter, more focused courses, this concise text provides coverage of the concepts and skills that are essential for becoming a nursing assistant. It clearly and logically presents the responsibilities of the nursing assistant in a readable, highly visual format that appeals to learners of all levels. - Focus On the Pride boxes emphasize Personal and professional responsibility, Rights and respect, Independence and social interaction, Delegation and teamwork, and Ethics and Laws providing a convenient overview of key elements of the nursing assistant’s responsibilities in providing competent patient care, and reminds readers that this caregiver role is one they can take pride in performing. - Focus on Communication boxes includes guidelines for how to communicate most clearly to residents/patients and how to avoid making them feel uncomfortable emphasizing the importance of good communication while providing practical tips. - Key Abbreviations are now listed at the beginning of each chapter to help familiarize readers with commonly used abbreviations. - Includes three new chapters on Preventing Falls; Safely Handling, Moving, and Transferring the Person; and Mental Health Problems.

Workbook and Competency Evaluation Review for Mosby's Textbook for Nursing Assistants

Author: Sheila A. Sorrentino,Leighann Remmert,Relda T. Kelly

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323476252

Category: Medical

Page: 528

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Get the most out of your nurse assisting textbook, and review for your certification exam! Corresponding to the chapters in Sorrentino and Remmert’s Mosby's Textbook for Nursing Assistants, 9th Edition, this workbook reinforces your understanding with numerous exercises and review questions. Checklists help you study skills — with a checklist for each of the 100+ procedures in the text. The Competency Evaluation Review section helps you prepare for the CNA exam with a review of content, a skills evaluation review, and two practice exams. Answers are included for all review questions and practice exams! Comprehensive review corresponds chapter-by-chapter to the textbook. Competency Evaluation Review section includes a content review and review questions for all key topics, a skills evaluation review, and two practice exams that help to prepare you for the written certification exam. A wide variety of exercises enhances learning and keeps you interested in the material. Skills checklists help you review and practice the procedures required for certification. Independent learning activities in every chapter allow additional review and practice. Optional learning exercises are provided for longer programs and/or higher-level students. NEW review chapters are added to correspond to the five new chapters in the textbook.

Lippincott's Textbook for Nursing Assistants

A Humanistic Approach to Caregiving

Author: Pamela J. Carter

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780781766852

Category: Medical

Page: 909

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Now in its Second Edition, this textbook prepares students to work as nursing assistants in long-term care, acute care, and home health care settings, and provides a firm foundation for advancement to an LPN and ultimately an RN role. The book is written in a direct, conversational writing style with an emphasis on professionalism and humanism. This edition is significantly updated and has new photographs and illustrations. A front-of-book CD-ROM includes an audio glossary. An audiobook version of the entire text in MP3 format is available as a separate purchase. A student-edition DVD, containing selected procedures from Lippincott's Video Series for Nursing Assistants, is also available as a separate purchase.

Mosby's Canadian Textbook for the Support Worker - E-Book

Author: Sheila A. Sorrentino,Leighann Remmert,Mary J. Wilk,Rosemary Newmaster

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1771720271

Category: Medical

Page: 1192

View: 7156

Mosby’s Canadian Textbook for the Support Worker prepares students to function in the role of support worker in community and institutional settings. The #1 text used by Support Worker programs across Canada and at Canadian-affiliated schools worldwide, the book covers the broad foundation of skills that support workers/resident care aides/health care aides need in order to perform their role safely and effectively. Comprehensive, yet easy to read, Mosby’s Canadian Textbook for the Support Worker makes learning easy with clear explanations of concepts and step-by-step presentations of procedures. Numerous full-colour illustrations, photographs, charts, and tables are combined with real-life case studies and examples to provide the reader with an outstanding learning experience. Covers key procedures for Canadian support workers – 95 in total Recognizes provincial/territorial differences in scope of practice Clear, detailed instructions in step-by-step procedures Evidence-based practice: chapter references supplied at end of book Reflects current Canadian practice and terminology Additional First Nations content Chapter summaries to aid student comprehension Rationales for all procedure steps Test Bank features higher-level taxonomies to allow testing that focuses on cognitive level Instructor’s Test Bank features higher-level taxonomies to allow testing that focuses on cognitive level And more!

Mosby's Textbook for the Home Care Aide - E-Book

Author: Joan M. Birchenall,Eileen Streight

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323292941

Category: Medical

Page: 536

View: 1916

Covering the essential content and procedures a home care aide needs to know, Mosby’s Textbook for the Home Care Aide, 3rd Edition prepares you for success in this rapidly growing field. A clear approach makes the book easy to use and understand, featuring hundreds of full-color photographs and drawings along with step-by-step procedures for skills performed by home care aides. Updated and expanded in this edition are chapters on meeting the client’s nutritional needs and on getting and keeping a job. Written by home care experts Joan Birchenall and Eileen Streight, this textbook prepares you for the many types of situations you may encounter as a home care aide. Hundreds of full-color photos and drawings depict key ideas and clearly demonstrate procedure steps. Procedures provide step-by-step, easy-to-understand instructions on performing important skills and tasks. UNIQUE! A cast of caregivers, including a supervisor and four home care aides, are highlighted in scenarios that provide realistic examples of the types of situations you are likely to encounter in the home care environment. Guidelines for Observing, Recording, and Reporting (ORR) are highlighted throughout the text, emphasizing the home care aide’s responsibilities for observing and documenting the client’s condition and care. Key considerations and reminders are presented in color font to emphasize the importance of performing these actions. Objectives and Key Terms in each chapter focus your attention on essential information. Chapter summaries and study questions review the key points in each chapter. Updated/Expanded Meeting the Client’s Nutritional Needs chapter includes the new MyPlate food guide and new nutrition guidelines. Updated/Expanded Getting a Job and Keeping It chapter reflects the job prospects and challenges of today, including the realities of moving between states and differences in certification requirements. Updated equipment photos are included. Evolve companion website includes skills competency checklists and an audio glossary.

Essential Nursing Skills

Author: Maggie Nicol,Carol Bavin,Patricia Cronin,Karen Rawlings-Anderson

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0723434743

Category: Medical

Page: 361

View: 5879

As a nursing student you learn lots of nursing theory and research - but how do you translate this into practice and apply it to the skills you need? Where do you start? What steps should be carried out and in what order? What should you do afterwards? Essential Nursing Skills answers these questions for over 130 clinical skills. Each one is explained from start to finish, using a step-by-step approach, with clear illustrations and colour photographs to enhance understanding. Small enough to carry with you and specifically designed and written to aid learning, this book is invaluable for nurses across all fields. . Attractive design - easy to use . Skills explained step by step . Comprehensive list of skills covers all that students will encounter in practice . Points for Practice sections encourage readers to reflect and learn . Further reading and references point to the evidence and knowledge base for each skill Full-colour photographs illustrate many of the procedures Full colour is used throughout to help navigate procedures Section listing normal values of commonly used blood tests Skills to assess deteriorating patients and care for patients undergoing surgery Reflects changes in nursing and professional national guidelines. Essential skills series

Mosby's Essentials for Nursing Assistants Textbook + Workbook + Mosby's Nursing Assistant Skills Dvd Mosby's Essentials for Nursing Assistants

Author: Sheila A. Sorrentino,Bernie Corek,Mosby

Publisher: Mosby Incorporated

ISBN: 9780323067270

Category: Medical

Page: N.A

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This convenient, money-saving package includes Mosby's Essentials for Nursing Assistants, 3rd edition, the workbook for Mosby's Essentials for Nursing Assistants, and Mosby's Nursing Assistant Skills DVD 3.0 - Student Version. With this special money-saving package, you get the DVD for an additional $10.00!

Mosby's Essentials for Nursing Assistants - E-Book

Author: Sheila A. Sorrentino,Leighann Remmert

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323581900

Category: Medical

Page: 600

View: 8662

Designed for shorter programs of 85 hours or fewer, Mosby's Essentials for Nursing Assistants, 6th Edition provides coverage of the concepts and skills that are essential for becoming a nursing assistant. Known for its reader-friendly approach, and bright visual presentation, the text covers OBRA-mandated content including step-by-step procedures for 76 skills covered on the latest NATSEP certification exams. With focus on quality of life in the patient/person and self-pride in the nursing assistant this concise text emphasizes the importance of treating residents with respect while providing safe, competent, and efficient care. New features include Focus on Math to help you master the formulas and calculations necessary for safe and effective caregiving and Focus on Pride: Application, which directs you to focus on residents’ emotional and mental needs during specific procedures. Over 75 procedures boxes are divided into step-by-step format with instructions for performing each skill, including Quality of Life courtesies, Pre-procedure, Procedure, and Post-Procedure sections to make learning critical skills easier. Concise coverage of nursing assistant content written at a 7th grade reading level that’s ideal and easy to use in classes with shorter hour requirements. Promoting Safety and Comfort boxes highlight important considerations for providing safe and effective care while promoting patient comfort. Focus on PRIDE boxes highlight personal and professional responsibility, rights and respect, independence and social interaction, delegation and teamwork, and ethics and laws, encouraging you to promote pride in the person, family, and themselves. Caring about Culture boxes contain information to help you learn about the various practices of other cultures. Focus on Practice boxes at the end of each chapter present short case scenarios with questions so students can consider practical applications for providing patient care. Focus on Communication boxes suggest what to say and questions to ask when interacting with patients, residents, visitors, and the nursing team to ensure clear communication in practice. Delegation Guidelines identify the nursing assistant's specific responsibilities in accepting commonly delegated tasks. NEW! Getting a Job chapter describes the professional skills you need for seeking and landing a job after certification. NEW! Focus on Math feature increases your critical thinking and calculation skills to assist you in performing a variety of procedures. NEW! Urinary Catheters chapter focuses on safety concerns surrounding perineal care. NEW! Content on electronic communication covers safety rules and wrongful use of electronic communication methods including cell phones and social media. NEW! Focus on Pride: Application examines residents’ emotional and mental wellbeing during care for specific issues.

Mosby's Textbook of Dental Nursing

Author: Mary Miller,Crispian Scully

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0723438439

Category: Medical

Page: 464

View: 4705

Mosby’s Textbook of Dental Nursing 2e covers the latest NEBDN curriculum and is suitable for all preregistration students and qualified dental nurses needing an up-to-date reference text. The new edition comes with an accompanying website which contains MCQs, a downloadable image bank, plus other exercises to help readers prepare for exams. Ideal for all pre-registration nursing students Friendly, no nonsense writing style makes learning easy Stunning Gray’s Anatomy artwork aids understanding of human structure and function Useful learning features include ‘Terms to Learn’, ‘Key Points’, and ‘Identify and Learn’ boxes Over 150 photographs further bring the subject to life! Fully updated throughout to incorporate all aspects of the NEBDN pre-registration syllabus Accompanying website includes MCQs and other helpful revision aids to help you prepare for exams Presents new information on aspects of anatomy, charting, drug allergy, minority and vulnerable groups, fire safety and security Discusses the latest guidance on the use of Social Media Downloadable image bank helps you prepare essays and assignments

Mosby's Textbook for Long-Term Care Nursing Assistants

Author: Clare Kostelnick

Publisher: Mosby

ISBN: 9780323279413

Category: Medical

Page: 736

View: 915

Preceded by Mosby's textbook for long-term care nursing assistants / Sheila A. Sorrentino, Bernie Gorek. 6th ed. c2011.

Gerontologic Nursing

Author: Sue E. Meiner

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323293794

Category: Medical

Page: 704

View: 5037

Gerontologic Nursing, 5th Edition offers comprehensive disorder and wellness coverage to equip you with the essential information you need to provide the best nursing care to older adults. A body-system organization makes information easy to find, and includes discussions on health promotion, psychologic and sociocultural issues, and the common medical-surgical problems associated with aging adults. Written by expert educator and clinician Sue Meiner, EdD, APRN, BC, GNP, this book also emphasizes topics such as nutrition, chronic illness, emergency treatment, patient teaching, home care, and end-of-life care. Case Studies specialty boxes provide realistic situations to expand your knowledge and understanding. UNIQUE! Nursing care plans supply guidance on selecting appropriate nursing activities and interventions for specific conditions. Evidence-Based Practice specialty boxes pull the critical evidence-based information contained in the text into boxes for easy access and identification. UNIQUE! Client/Family Teaching specialty boxes emphasize key aspects of practice and teaching for self-care. UNIQUE! Home Care specialty boxes highlight tips to promote practical, effective home care for the older adult. UNIQUE! Emergency Treatment specialty boxes highlight critical treatment needed in emergency situations. UNIQUE! Nutritional Considerations specialty boxes demonstrate special nutritional needs and concerns facing the aging population. NEW! Completely revised Pharmacologic Management chapter covering substance abuse. NEW! Completely revised Cognitive and Neurologic Function chapter covering mental health. NEW! Up-to-date content equips you with the most current information as the basis of the best possible care for problems affecting the older adult population. Streamlined focus presents the essential "need to know" information for the most common conditions in older adults in a format that you can easily and quickly grasp. UNIQUE! Disorder index on the inside cover supplies a handy reference to guide students to the information they need quickly and easily. Complex aspects of aging offers detailed and comprehensive coverage of pain, infection, cancer, chronic illness, loss, death, and dying, and substance abuse. Thorough assessment coverage recaps normal, deviations from normal, and abnormal findings of vitals for the older adult for students and practitioners.

CNA Certified Nursing Assistant Exam Cram

Author: Linda Whitenton,Marty Walker

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 0789743418

Category: Medical

Page: 216

View: 2560

CNA Certified Nursing Assistant Exam Cram Linda Whitenton Marty Walker Succeed with topical reviews, practice exams, and preparation tools · Covers exactly what you need to know to score higher on your CNA exam · More than 150 sample test questions help you gain confidence and decide when you’re ready to take the actual exam · Simplifies key nursing assistant concepts and techniques for easy learning · Includes popular Cram Sheet tearcard to help you remember key concepts and do extra last-minute studying · Exam Alerts identify important information found on the exam Written by Leading Experts! Score Higher on the CNA Exam! The CD features an adaptive test engine, giving you an effective tool to assess your readiness for the CNA exam. Key features include · Detailed explanations of correct and incorrect answers · Multiple test modes · Random questions and order of answers · Coverage of all CNA topic categories

Priorities in Critical Care Nursing

Author: Linda D. Urden,Kathleen M. Stacy,Mary E. Lough

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323320864

Category: Medical

Page: 664

View: 8153

Ensure you are up to date on all the common and urgent issues in the critical care unit with Priorities in Critical Care Nursing, 7th Edition! With its succinct coverage of all core critical care nursing topics, this evidence-based text is the perfect resource for both practicing nurses and nursing students alike. Using the latest, most authoritative research, this book will help you identify priorities to accurately and effectively manage patient care. Content spans the areas of medication, patient safety, patient education, nursing diagnosis, and collaborative management and much more to equip you for success in all aspects of critical care nursing. This new edition also features new case studies, new QSEN-focused call-out boxes throughout the text, a complete digital glossary, and revised chapter summaries. Evidence-based approach offers the most accurate and timely patient care recommendations based on the latest and most authoritative research, meta-analyses, and systematic reviews available. UNIQUE! Nursing Diagnosis Priorities boxes list the most urgent potential nursing diagnoses, with a page reference to the corresponding Nursing Management Plan. Nursing Management Plans provide a complete care plan for every Priority Diagnosis that includes the diagnosis, definition, defining characteristics, outcome criteria, nursing interventions, and rationales. Case studies with critical thinking questions test your understanding of key concepts and their practical applications. Concept maps help students understand common critical health conditions, including acute coronary syndrome, acute renal failure, ischemic stroke, and shock. Collaborative Management boxes guide you through the management of a wide variety of disorders. Patient Education boxes list the concepts that must be taught to the patient and the family before discharge from the ICU. Priority Medication boxes offer a foundation in the pharmacology used most in critical care. NEW! QSEN Evidence-Based Practice boxes use the PICOT framework to cover a timely topic and the research that underlies current patient care. NEW! TEACH for Nurses manual includes unique case studies, outlines, instructor resources, student resources, answer keys, and more. NEW! PowerPoint slides with unfolding case studies have been updated to include interactive questions and sample handoff information in the ISBARR format for appropriate chapters. NEW! Cultural Competency boxes provide information on basic cultural topics, including what cues to watch for and how to better provide culturally competent care. NEW! QSEN Teamwork and Collaboration boxes offer concise guidelines for effective handoffs, assessments, and communications between nurses and other hospital staff. NEW! QSEN Patient Safety Alert boxes highlight important guidelines and tips to ensure patient safety. NEW! QSEN Internet Resources boxes identify key organizations and websites for both general critical care practice and for each specific body system. NEW! Key points at the end of each chapter offer a quick study tool for students. NEW! More-detailed objectives now include every disorder covered in the chapter. NEW! Digital glossary on the Evolve companion site help to increase students’ critical care nursing vocabulary.

Mosby's Essential Sciences for Therapeutic Massage

Anatomy, Physiology, Biomechanics, and Pathology

Author: Sandy Fritz

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323414869

Category: Medical

Page: 744

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Get the science background you need to master massage therapy! Mosby’s Essential Sciences for Therapeutic Massage, 5th Edition provides full-color, easy-to-read coverage of anatomy and physiology, biomechanics, kinesiology, and pathologic conditions for the entire body. Realistic examples show why you need to learn the information, and exercises and activities help you develop critical thinking skills and prepare for certification exams. All chapters are written by noted educator and massage therapy expert Sandy Fritz, delivering the most up-to-date resource showing how scientific concepts apply to massage therapy practice. Over 700 full-color line drawings and photos show muscle locations, attachments, and actions — required knowledge for passing certification exams and for practicing massage therapy. A workbook/textbook format facilitates study and review with matching exercises, short-answer questions, fill-in-the-blank questions, drawing exercises, and critical thinking questions. Essential content helps you study for and pass certification exams, including the National Certification Exam (NCE), the National Certification Exam for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCETMB), and the Massage and Bodywork Licensing Examination (MBLEx). Comprehensive coverage of biomechanics includes gait assessment and muscle testing activities along with critical thinking questions. Sections on pathologic conditions include suggestions for referral protocols as well as indications and contraindications for therapeutic massage. Coverage of nutrition explains how nutrition and nutritional products might affect or interfere with massage therapy, describing the basics of nutrition, the digestive process, and all of the main vitamins and minerals and their functions in the body. Learning features include chapter outlines, objectives, summaries, key terms, practical applications, and workbook sections. Learning How to Learn boxes at the beginning of each chapter make it easier to comprehend key concepts. Practical Applications boxes include photos of massage techniques and settings, and help you learn competencies and apply material to real practice. Appendix on diseases/conditions provides a quick reference to indications and contraindications, showing how pathologic conditions may affect the safety and efficacy of therapeutic massage. NEW ELAP-compliant content ensures that your skills and knowledge of massage therapy meets the recommendations of the Entry-Level Analysis Project. NEW Focus on Professionalism boxes summarize key information about ethics and best business practices. NEW Mentoring Tips provide practical insight into important topics and on being a massage therapy professional. NEW Learn More on the Web boxes in the book and on the Evolve companion website suggest online resources for further reading and research. NEW Quick Content Review in Question Form on Evolve reinforces the key material within each chapter and increases critical thinking skills.

Mosby's Nursing Assistant Video Skills

Institutional Version 4.0

Author: Mosby

Publisher: Mosby Incorporated

ISBN: 9780323222433

Category: Medical

Page: N.A

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Mosby's Nursing Assistant Video Skills visually depict the skills you need to master to become a successful nursing assistant. With live-action demonstrations of standard procedures performed by actual nursing assistants, each video demonstrates how to perform a specific skill in a step-by-step format, according to the most current nurse assisting practice. All-new footage shows the skills that parallel the procedure steps outlined in all Elsevier nursing assistant textbooks, with print PDFs of procedures steps and equipment lists for quick and easy reference. Live action, step-by-step procedures clearly and accurately demonstrate how to perform skills. Cultural diversity is represented in both the patients and the nurses, reflecting the reality of today's practice. Actual nurses and nursing assistants demonstrate realistic performance of skills. Exciting computer graphics and animations enhance the fast-paced, engaging presentation. Each skill includes tabs that break the entire procedure down into easy-to-follow segments. NEW! Confusion and Dementia module includes the skills Caring for the Person with Confusion and Dementia and Caring for the Person with AD and Other Dementias. NEW! New skills include Moving the Person to the Side of the Bed, Applying Incontinence Products, Collecting a 24-Hour Urine Specimen, and Measuring Blood Glucose. NEW! Print PDFs of procedures steps and equipment lists allow for quick and easy reference. NEW! A complete revision with all-new footage depicts skills that parallel the procedures outlined in Elsevier nursing assistant textbooks.

Nursing Research

Methods, Critical Appraisal, and Utilization

Author: Geri LoBiondo-Wood,Judith Haber

Publisher: Mosby Incorporated

ISBN: 9780323012874

Category: Medical

Page: 520

View: 7338

This comprehensive critical appraisal tool examines the roles of research in nursing, the processes of qualitative and quantitative research, the application and analysis of nursing research, and evidence-based practice. Interactive learning aids throughout the book, such as research articles, critical thinking challenges, and critiquing criteria, help readers master important material and learn to apply the principles of research to nursing practice.

Mosby's Textbook for Medication Assistants

Author: Sheila A. Sorrentino,Leighann N. Remmert

Publisher: Mosby

ISBN: 9780323046879

Category: Medical

Page: 492

View: 4582

Gain the knowledge and skills you need to give medication with this new easy-to-read textbook. Thorough and complete, this text covers all of the basic principles and techniques of medication administration. It also provides an overview of common drugs, their effects and side effects, and key safety issues that include medication interactions, common errors, over-the-counter medications, and medication use in older adults. Clear, easy-to-read writing style makes it easy to understand what you've read. Attractive, full-color presentation keeps your interest. Hundreds of full-color drawings and photos illustrate key techniques and concepts. Focus on Communication boxes show you how to clearly communicate with patients and residents and avoid comments that might make them uncomfortable. Focus on Older Persons boxes prepare you to address the special needs, considerations, and circumstances of older patients. Promoting Safety and Comfort boxes explain measures and cautions you can use to improve patient safety and comfort. Procedures are divided into manageable segments with step-by-step instructions to follow for each skill. Delegation Guidelines prepare you for the responsibilities of specific delegated tasks. Arithmetic Review in the Appendix reviews the basic math skills you need for calculating and checking medication dosages. UNIQUE! Key Abbreviations and Acronyms at the beginning of each chapter familiarize you with commonly used abbreviations. Key Terms defined at the beginning of each chapter prepare you to better understand chapter content. Chapter Review Questions at the end of each chapter help you evaluate your learning. Workbook available separately contains a wide variety of exercises and activities to enhance and evaluate your learning.

Hartman's Nursing Assistant Care: Long-Term Care

Author: Susan Alvare Hedman,Jetta Lee Fuzy,Suzanne A. Rymer

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781604250411

Category: Caregivers

Page: 460

View: 751

A comprehensive nursing assistant training textbook which includes information on long-term care, multiple chapters on home health care, and material on subacute and acute care. In addition it includes in-depth information on resident and client rights with sidebars that teach ways to promote independence and prevent abuse and neglect; a discussion of culture change; infection prevention; anatomy and physiology with an emphasis on normal changes of aging; updated nutrition information on MyPyramid, special diets, and feeding techniques; current information on legal issues, such as HIPAA and the Patient Self-Determination Act; 7 chapters on home health care, including information on medications, safety, infection prevention, mothers & newborns, and meal planning and preparation; a chapter containing subacute and acute care information, including pre- and post-operative care, as well as mechanical ventilation, chest tubes, and artificial airways.

Mosby's Nursing Drug Cards

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780323416382

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