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

7th Edition

Editor:

  • Clare Kostelnick
  • Key Features

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

    Table of Contents

    UNIT I: WORKING IN LONG-TERM CARE SETTINGS
    1. The Nursing Assistant Working in Long-Term Care
    2. Ethics, Laws, and Resident Rights
    3. Work Ethics
    4. Communicating With the Health Team
    5. Assisting with the Nursing Process
    UNIT II: FOCUSING ON THE PERSON
    6. Understanding the Resident
    7. Body Structure and Function
    8. The Older Person
    9. Sexuality
    UNIT III: PROTECTING THE PERSON
    10. Safety
    11. Preventing Falls
    12. Restraint Alternatives and Safe Restraint Use
    13. Preventing Infection
    14. Body Mechanics and Safe Resident Handling, Moving, and Transfers
    UNIT IV: ASSISTING WITH ACTIVITIES OF DAILY LIVING
    15. The Resident’s Unit
    16. Bedmaking
    17. Hygiene
    18. Grooming
    19. Nutrition and Fluids
    20. Nutritional Support and IV Therapy
    21. Urinary Elimination
    22. Bowel Elimination
    23. Exercise and Activity
    24. Comfort, Rest, and Sleep
    25. Oxygen Needs and Respiratory Support and Therapies
    UNIT V: ASSISTING WITH ASSESSMENT
    26. Measuring Vital Signs
    27. Assisting with the Physical Examination
    28. Collecting and Testing Specimens
    UNIT VI: ASSISTING WITH CARE NEEDS
    29. Admitting, Transferring, and Discharging Residents
    30. Wound Care
    31. Pressure Ulcers
    32. Hearing, Speech, and Vision Problems
    33. Cancer, Immune System, and Skin Disorders
    34. Nervous System and Musculoskeletal Disorders
    35. Cardiovascular and Respiratory System Disorders
    36. Digestive and Endocrine System Disorders
    37. Urinary and Reproductive System Disorders
    38. Mental Health Problems
    39. Confusion and Dementia
    40. Developmental Disabilities
    41. Rehabilitation and

    Details

    No. of pages:
    512
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2015
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Mosby
    Print ISBN:
    9780323320801
    Electronic ISBN:
    9780323356435