Workbook and Competency Evaluation Review for Mosby's Textbook for Long-Term Care Nursing Assistants - 8th Edition - ISBN: 9780323530729, 9780323530637

Workbook and Competency Evaluation Review for Mosby's Textbook for Long-Term Care Nursing Assistants

8th Edition

Author: Clare Kostelnick
Paperback ISBN: 9780323530729
eBook ISBN: 9780323530637
eBook ISBN: 9780323530651
Imprint: Mosby
Published Date: 1st March 2019
Page Count: 480

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Get a wide variety of exercises to enhance your learning with the Workbook and Competency Evaluation Review to Mosby’s Textbook for Long-Term Care Nursing Assistants, 8th Edition. This chapter-to-chapter companion to Mosby’s Textbook for Long-Term Care Nursing Assistants, 8th Edition, builds critical thinking skills and prepares you for your certification exam and clinical practice. Engaging review questions, exercises, and independent learning activities go beyond the textbook to help you practice procedures required for certification and help you learn to provide competent and respectful care.

Key Features

  • Competency Evaluation Review section prepares you for certification exam without requiring you to purchase an additional text.
  • 100 procedure checklists provide step-by-step list for completing skills for detailed self-evaluation of performance skills from the textbook.
  • Optional learning exercises and mini-case studies highlight concepts and skills within each chapter so you can apply concepts and build critical thinking skills.
  • A variety of activities and exercises including multiple-choice questions, matching, true/false, fill-in-the-blank, crossword puzzles, and labeling to enhance your learning.
  • Independent learning activities in every chapter promote critical thinking with optional higher-level study opportunities for those wishing to go beyond the basic competency level.

Table of Contents

  1. The Nursing Assistant Working in Long-Term Care
    2. Resident Rights, Ethics, and Laws
    3. Work Ethics
    4. Communicating With the Health Team
    5. Assisting With the Nursing Process
    6. Understanding the Resident
    7. Culture and Religion
    8. Body Structure and Function
    9. The Older Person
    10. Sexuality
    11. Safety
    12. Preventing Falls
    13. Restraint Alternatives and Safe Restraint Use
    14. Preventing Infection
    15. Body Mechanics and Safe Resident Handling, Moving, and Transfers
    16. The Resident’s Unit
    17. Bedmaking
    18. Hygiene
    19. Grooming
    20. Nutrition and Fluids
    21. Nutritional Support and IV Therapy
    22. Urinary Elimination
    23. Bowel Elimination
    24. Exercise and Activity
    25. Comfort, Rest, and Sleep
    26. Oxygen Needs and Respiratory Therapies
    27. Measuring Vital Signs
    28. Assisting With the Physical Examination
    29. Collecting and Testing Specimens
    30. Admissions, Transfers, and Discharges
    31. Wound Care
    32. Pressure Ulcers
    33. Hearing, Speech, and Vision Problems
    34. Cancer, Immune System, and Skin Disorders
    35. Nervous System and Musculoskeletal Disorders
    36. Cardiovascular and Respiratory System Disorders
    37. Digestive and Endocrine System Disorders
    38. Urinary and Reproductive System Disorders
    39. Mental Health Problems
    40. Confusion and Dementia
    41. Developmental Disabilities
    42. Rehabilitation and Restorative Nursing Care
    43. Assisted Living
    44. Basic Emergency Care
    45. End-of-Life Care
    46. Getting a Job – Career Management
    Procedure Checklists
    Competency Evaluation Review
    Textbook Chapter Review
    Practice Examination 1
    Practice Examination 2
    Answers to Review Questions in Textbook Chapter Review


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About the Author

Clare Kostelnick

Clare Kostelnick

Clare Kostelnick is professor emeritus at Des Moines Area Community College where she continues to teach nursing assistant courses. She received her BSN from the Brokaw School of Nursing of Illinois Wesleyan University. She began her career as a registered nurse serving in the US Army Nurse Corps. Having achieved the rank of captain, she spent most of her military career working in emergency care. Clare’s 45 years of nursing experience also includes working in critical care as a staff nurse, a home care and hospice staff nurse, a long-term care staff nurse and consultant, and a coordinator of an assisted living facility. She has taught nursing assistant classes for over 20 years. Clare is a cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) instructor for the American Heart Association and is a member of the Iowa Health Educators Association.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor Emeritus and Nurse Assistant Instructor, Des Moines Area Community College