Basic Skills For Nursing Assistants In Long-term Care

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Brand: Mosby
SKU: DADAX0323022030
ISBN : 0323022030

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This new, concise, streamlined textbook addresses all OBRA-mandated responsibilities for nursing assistants working in long-term care facilities. Written by the authors of Mosby's Textbook for Long-Term Care Assistants, the new book includes only content mandated by OBRA or material that is essential to understanding OBRA content - making it ideal for shorter courses. The full-color, extensively illustrated presentation is designed to engage learners of all levels and help them quickly master over 60 procedures. Material is clearly written at a basic reading level that makes concepts easy to understand.
  • UNIQUE! Mosby's Nursing Assistant CD-ROM, bound in the text, includes 25 procedures with corresponding video clips & exercises, an audio glossary, and Body Spectrum - an electronic anatomy coloring book.
  • Written by well-known, trusted authors Sheila Sorrentino and Bernie Gorek.
  • The nursing assistant's responsibilities related to the care of residents in long-term care facilities are described, as identified in the OBRA regulations, both in scope and sequence.
  • Only OBRA-mandated content or material that is essential to understanding that content is included, making this the perfect textbook for courses with limited time and resources.
  • Written in an easy-to-understand style at a 7th-grade reading level.
  • Over 60 procedures stress quality of life and are divided into pre-procedure, procedure, and post-procedure sections for easier learning.
  • Hundreds of full-color photos and drawings engage students' interest and clearly show how to perform important tasks.
  • Caring About Culture boxes provide insight and awareness about the practices of various cultures to help students provide culturally sensitive care to residents.
  • Delegation Guidelines describe what the student needs to know and understand before accepting delegated tasks.
  • Safety Alerts emphasize important actions required to ensure the safety of both residents and staff.
  • Procedures included in the National Nurse Aide Assessment Program (NNAAP) are highlighted to help students focus their study for this exam.
  • Body structure and function are integrated in boxes to help students better understand associated health problems.
  • What You Will Learn and Key Terms with definitions help students focus on essential information to prepare them to understand chapter content.
  • Chapter review questions help students evaluate what they've learned.

Author : Sheila A. Sorrentino PhD RN
ISBN : 0323022030
Language : English
No of Pages : 480
Edition : 1
Publication Date : 12/21/2004
Format/Binding : Paperback
Book dimensions : 10.8x8.2x0.9
Book weight : 0.03

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