Mosby's Essentials for Nursing Assistants, 3rd Edition
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.More than 550 full-color illustrations highlight key concepts and procedures. Written at a clear, readable 7th grade reading level. Covers over 75 procedures, divided into pre-procedure, procedure, and post-procedure sections for easier learning. Chapter Review Questions at the end of each chapter help readers reinforce and evaluate what they've learned. NNAAP in select procedure title bars alerts readers to skills that are part of the National Nurse Aide Assessment Program. Caring About Culture boxes contain information to help readers learn about the practices and beliefs of other cultures. Persons with Dementia boxes outline special factors to consider when caring for persons with dementia.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. Focus on the PERSON boxes stress Providing comfort, Ethical behavior, Remaining independent, Speaking up (communication tips), OBRA and other laws, and Nursing teamwork. Quality of Life reminders in the procedure boxes reinforce the simple courtesies that show respect for the patient as a person. Delegation Guidelines help readers understand the nurse assistant's responsibilities when accepting specific delegated tasks. Promoting Safety and Comfort boxes emphasize the need to provide safe care while promoting the patient's comfort. A new appendix provides basic Spanish health care terminology for effective communication with Spanish-speaking patients. Includes new chapters on Restraint Alternatives and Safe Restraint Use and Assisting with Specimens.
Specifications of Mosby's Essentials for Nursing Assistants, 3rd Edition
|Author||Sheila A. Sorrentino, Bernie Gorek|
|Number Of Pages||556|
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