Mosby's Essentials for Nursing Assistants - Text and Elsevier Adaptive Learning Package - 5th Edition - ISBN: 9780323288767

Mosby's Essentials for Nursing Assistants - Text and Elsevier Adaptive Learning Package

5th Edition

Authors: Sheila Sorrentino Leighann Remmert
Paperback ISBN: 9780323288767
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 1st June 2015

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Table of Contents

  1. Introduction to Hospitals and Nursing Centers
    2. The Person’s Rights NEW
    3. The Nursing Assistant
    4. Work Ethics
    5. Communicating with the Health Team
    6. Understanding the Person
    7. Body Structure and Function
    8. Caring for the Older Person
    9. Assisting with Safety
    10. Assisting with Fall Prevention
    11. Assisting with Restraint Alternatives and Safe Restraint Use
    12. Preventing Infection
    13. Body Mechanics
    14. Assisting with Moving and Transferring
    15. Assisting With Comfort
    16. Assisting With Hygiene
    17. Assisting With Grooming
    18. Assisting With Urinary Elimination
    19. Assisting With Bowel Elimination
    20. Assisting With Nutrition and Fluids
    21. Assisting With Assessment
    22. Assisting With Specimens
    23. Assisting With Exercise and Activity
    24. Assisting With Wound Care
    25. Assisting with Pressure Ulcers NEW
    26. Assisting With Oxygen Needs
    27. Assisting With Rehabilitation and Restorative Care
    28. Caring for Persons With Common Health Problems
    29. Caring for Persons With Mental Health Problems
    30. Caring for Persons With Confusion and Dementia
    31. Assisting With Emergency Care
    32. Assisting with End-of-Life Care


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About the Author

Sheila Sorrentino

Affiliations and Expertise

Curriculum and Health Care Consultant, Anthem, AZ

Leighann Remmert

Affiliations and Expertise

Clinical Instructor, Capital Area School of Practical Nursing, Springfield, IL