Workbook to Accompany Sorrentino's Canadian Textbook for the Support Worker - 5th Edition - ISBN: 9780323711630, 9780323809078

Workbook to Accompany Sorrentino's Canadian Textbook for the Support Worker

5th Edition

Authors: Mary Wilk Navdeep Sekhon Sheila Sorrentino Leighann Remmert Relda Kelly
eBook ISBN: 9780323809078
Paperback ISBN: 9780323711630
Imprint: Mosby Canada
Published Date: 1st May 2021
Page Count: 288

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Binder-Ready Edition: This loose-leaf copy of the full text is a convenient, accessible, and customizable alternative to the bound book. With this binder-ready edition, students can personalize the text to match their unique needs!

Reinforce your understanding of Sorrentino’s Canadian Textbook for the Support Worker, 5th Edition! Designed to accompany Sorrentino’s bestselling textbook, this workbook helps you review and master all of the text’s important concepts, skills, and procedures. Worksheets for the topics in each chapter include multiple-choice questions, true and false questions, matching and labelling exercises, and other activities. Matching the textbook chapter for chapter, this helpful study tool ensures that you are prepared for success in your career as a support worker.

Key Features

  • Chapter-by-chapter, tear-out worksheets include a variety of question types to test student comprehension and reinforce their understanding, including:
  • Fill-in-the-blank questions
  • Identification questions
  • Labelling activities
  • Matching questions
  • Multiple-choice questions
  • Multiple-response questions
  • True and False questions

Table of Contents

  1. The Role and Responsibilities of the Support Worker
    2. The Canadian Health Care System
    3. Workplace Settings
    4. Ethics
    5. Legislation: The Client’s Rights and Your Rights
    6. Health, Wellness, Illness, and Disability
    7. Caring About Culture and Diversity
    8. Managing Stress
    9. Interpersonal Communication
    10. Working With Others: Teamwork, Supervision, and Delegation
    11. Working With Clients and Their Families
    12. Abuse, Bullying, and Harassment Awareness
    13. Starting Your Career
    14. Body Mechanics
    15. Exercise and Activity
    16. Rehabilitation and Restorative Care
    17. Personal Hygiene
    18. Grooming and Dressing
    19. Preventing Infection
    20. Safety
    21. Beds and Bed Making
    22. Skin Care and Prevention of Wounds
    23. Promoting Client Comfort, Pain Management, and Sleep
    24. Measuring Height, Weight, and Vital Signs
    25. Medical Terminology
    26. Planning, Reporting, and Recording Client Care
    27. Nutrition and Fluids
    28. Enteral Nutrition and Intravenous Therapy
    29. Urinary Elimination
    30. Bowel Elimination
    31. Growth and Development
    32. Body Structure and Function
    33. Common Diseases and Disorders
    34. Hearing and Vision Disorders
    35. Speech and Language Disorders
    36. Developmental Disorders and Disabilities
    37. Mental Health Disorders
    38. Disorientation, Delirium, and Dementia
    39. Promoting Oxygenation
    40. Heat and Cold Applications
    41. Caring for Mothers and Infants
    42. Caring for the Young
    43. Caring for Older Adults
    44. Home Management
    45. Medication Management
    46. Working in Acute Care
    47. End-of-Life Care


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About the Authors

Mary Wilk

Mary Wilk, RN, GNC(C), BA, BScN, MN

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor and Coordinator, PSW Program, Fanshawe College

Navdeep Sekhon

Affiliations and Expertise

Red River College

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

Relda Kelly

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor Emeritus, Kankakee Community College, Kankakee, IL; Parish Nurse, Wesley United Methodist Church, Bradley, IL