Workbook for Mosby

Workbook for Mosby's Textbook for the Home Care Aide

Use this workbook to review the knowledge required by home care aides and practice the procedures you’ll be performing as a home care aide! Corresponding to the chapters in Mosby’s Textbook for the Home Care Aide, 3rd Edition, this practical study tool helps you understand and apply the material with fun activities and a step-by-step checklist for each procedure in the textbook. Written by home care experts Joan Birchenall and Eileen Streight, this workbook prepares you for the many situations you may encounter as a home care aide.

Paperback, 264 Pages

Published: October 2012

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-08439-0

Contents

  • QUESTIONS
    PART 1: Orientation to Home Care
    1. Learning about Home Care
    2. The Home Care Industry
    3. Developing Effective Communication Skills
    4. Understanding Your Client’s Needs
    5. Understanding How the Body Works
    6. Observing, Reporting, Recording
    7. Working With the Ill and Disabled
    PART 2: Managing the Home Environment
    8. Maintaining a Safe Environment
    9. Maintaining a Healthy Environment
    10. Meeting the Client’s Nutritional Needs
    PART 3: Home Care Procedures
    11. Preventing Infection/Medical Asepsis
    12. Body Mechanics
    13. Bedmaking
    14. Personal Care
    15. Elimination
    16. Collecting Specimens 
    17. Measuring Vital Signs
    18. Special Procedures
    PART 4: Meeting The Client’s Special Needs
    19. Caring for Older Adults
    20. Caring for Mothers, Infants, and Children
    21. Caring for Clients with Mental Illness
    22. Caring for Clients with Illnesses Requiring Home Care
    23. Caring for the Dying Client
    24. Emergencies
    PART 5: Professional Skills
    25. Getting a Job and Keeping It

    ANSWERS
    PART 1: Orientation to Home Care
    1. Learning about Home Care
    2. The Home Care Industry
    3. Developing Effective Communication Skills
    4. Understanding Your Client’s Needs
    5. Understanding How the Body Works
    6. Observing, Reporting, Recording
    7. Working With the Ill and Disabled
    PART 2: Managing the Home Environment
    8. Maintaining A Safe Environment
    9. Maintaining a Healthy Environment
    10. Meeting the Client’s Nutritional Needs
    PART 3: Home Care Procedures
    11. Preventing Infection/Medical Asepsis
    12. Body Mechanics
    13. Bedmaking
    14. Personal Care
    15. Elimination
    16. Collecting Specimens 
    17. Measuring Vital Signs
    18. Special Procedures
    PART 4: Meeting The Client’s Special Needs
    19. Caring for Older Adults
    20. Caring for Mothers, Infants, and Children
    21. Caring for Clients with Mental Illness
    22. Caring for Clients with Illnesses Requiring Home Care
    23. Caring for the Dying Client
    24. Emergencies
    PART 5: Professional Skills
    25. Getting a Job and Keeping It
    SKILLS COMPETENCY CHECKLISTS
    SKILLS COMPETENCY CHECKLISTS RECORD

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