Mosby's Essentials For Nursing Assistants, 3rd Edition

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SKU: DADAX0323039049
ISBN : 0323039049

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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.

Author : Sheila A. Sorrentino
ISBN : 0323039049
Language : English
No of Pages : 556
Edition : 3
Publication Date : 12/1/2005
Format/Binding : Paperback
Book dimensions : 10.9x8.6x0.9
Book weight : 0.03

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