Mosby's Textbook for Long-Term Care Nursing Assistants - Pageburst E-Book on VitalSource (Retail Access Card)By
- Sheila Sorrentino, PhD, RN, Curriculum and Health Care Consultant, Anthem, AZ
This is a Pageburst digital textbook; Provide safe and effective care in any type of long-term care setting! Mosby's Textbook for Long-Term Care Nursing Assistants provides a complete guide to the skills you need as a nursing assistant. More than 100 key procedures are described with clear, easy-to-learn instructions. Written by noted educator and author Sheila Sorrentino, this edition adds coverage that will help you care for residents with acute or chronic medical conditions.
Published: November 2010
Unit I: Working in Long-Term Care Settings1. Introduction to Long-Term Care 2. Resident Rights NEW! 3. The Nursing Assistant in Long-Term Care 4. Ethics and Laws 5. Work Ethics 6. Communicating With the Health Team 7. Assisting With the Nursing Process Unit II: Focusing on the Person8. Understanding the Resident 9. Body Structure and Function 10. The Older Person 11. Sexuality Unit III: Protecting the Person 12. Safety 13. Preventing Falls 14. Restraint Alternatives and Safe Restraint Use 15. Preventing Infection 16. Body Mechanics 17. Safe Resident Handling, Moving, and Transfers Unit IV: Assisting With Activities of Daily Living18. The Resident's Unit 19. Bedmaking 20. Hygiene 21. Grooming 22. Urinary Elimination 23. Bowel Elimination 24. Nutrition and Fluids 25. Nutritional Support and IV Therapy 26. Exercise and Activity 27. Comfort, Rest, and Sleep 28. Oxygen Needs 29. Respiratory Support and Therapies NEW!30. Assisted Living Unit V: Assisting With Assessment31. Measuring Vital Signs 32. Assisting With the Physical Examination 33. Collecting and Testing Specimens Unit VI: Assisting With Care Needs34. Admitting, Transferring, and Discharging Residents 35. Wound Care 36. Heat and Cold Applications 37. Hearing, Speech, and Vision Problems 38. Cancer and Immune System Disorders NEW! 39. Nervous System and Musculoskeletal Disorders NEW!40. Cardiovascular and Respiratory Disorders NEW!41. Digestive and Endocrine Disorders NEW! 42. Urinary and Reproductive Disorders NEW!43. Mental Health Problems 44. Confusion and Dementia 45. Developmental Disabilities 46. Rehabilitation and Restorative Care 47. Basic Emergency Care 48. The Dying Person