Mosby s Textbook for Nursing Assistants

Author: Sheila A. Sorrentino
Publisher: Mosby
ISBN: 9780323080682
Format: PDF, Docs
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With step-by-step instructions for over 100 nursing assistant procedures, Mosby's Textbook for Nursing Assistants, 8th Edition makes it easy to master the skills you need to succeed as a nursing assistant. Known for its visual approach and comprehensive, easy-to-read coverage, this market-leading text emphasizes the importance of the patient or resident as a person, communication, safety, comfort, effective delegation, and teamwork and time management. This edition provides expanded content on the person's rights and pressure ulcers. The updated companion CD includes three new procedures, an updated audio glossary, and more. Written by respected educator Sheila Sorrentino and expert co-author Leighann Remmert, Mosby's Textbook for Nursing Assistants makes nurse assisting easy to learn. Complete coverage includes the knowledge and skills needed by the nursing assistant. A clear, readable writing style is supplemented with hundreds of full-color photographs and illustrations. Over 100 procedures are divided into pre-procedure, procedure, and post-procedure sections for easier learning. Skills on the NNAAP® exam are highlighted throughout and have been updated to match the 2012 test plan. Delegation Guidelines identify your specific responsibilities in accepting commonly delegated tasks. Teamwork and Time Management boxes indicate ways you can efficiently work with and help nursing team members. Promoting Safety and Comfort boxes detail measures and cautions for providing safe, effective patient care. Caring About Culture boxes help you learn about the beliefs and customs of other cultures so you can provide appropriate care. Focus on Children and Older Persons boxes provide age-specific information about the special needs, considerations, and circumstances of children and older persons. Focus on Long-Term Care and Home Care boxes highlight information vital to providing competent care in these settings. Focus on Communication boxes provide guidelines for what to say and ask when communicating with residents, visitors, and the nursing team. Key abbreviations are included at the beginning of each chapter, with a comprehensive glossary at the back of the book. Key terms introduce chapter content with the important words and phrases. Chapter Review Questions are useful in guiding your study, reviewing what you have learned, and studying for a test or the competency evaluation. CD icons indicate skills included on the companion CD. Video clip icons indicate skills for which video clips are included on the free Evolve companion website. Video icons indicate skills included in the Mosby's Nursing Assistant Video Skills 3.0 DVDs (sold separately). The Workbook and Competency Evaluation Review corresponds to chapters in the text and encourages learning with a wide variety of exercises and activities that challenge you to remember what you've learned. It also includes over 100 checklists, one for each procedure in the textbook. The Competency Evaluation Review includes content review, skills evaluation review, and two practice exams. Sold separately. NEW! The Person's Rights and Pressure Ulcers chapters provides expanded information on these key areas. NEW Focus on PRIDE boxes highlight personal and professional responsibility, rights and respect, independence and social interaction, delegation and teamwork, and ethics and laws to help you promote pride in the person, family, and yourself. Two laminated, pocket-sized cards include information on normal vital signs, common measurement conversions, positioning, the 24-hour clock, and abdominal and lateral regions. Updated companion CD contains interactive procedures, including three new procedures, learning exercises, an updated audio glossary, and a new Spanish audio glossary with phrases and terms. An updated A&P review, Body Spectrum, is available on the CD and on the Evolve companion website.

Mosby s Textbook for Nursing Assistants

Author: Sheila A. Sorrentino
Publisher: Mosby
ISBN: 9780323319751
Format: PDF
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Master the essential skills of today''s nursing assistant! Mosby''s Textbook for Nursing Assistants, 9th Edition prepares you to work in long-term care, acute care, and subacute care settings. Known for its comprehensive coverage and an easy-to-read, visual approach, this book includes step-by-step instructions for over 100 nursing assistant procedures. New to this edition is a practice scenario in each chapter to help you develop problem solving and critical thinking skills, as well as Focus on Math boxes that highlight common calculations done on the job. Written by well-known educator Sheila Sorrentino and expert co-author Leighann Remmert, this market-leading text emphasizes the importance of teamwork and communication - two elements critical to being an effective nursing assistant. Complete coverage includes the knowledge and skills needed by the nursing assistant. Guidelines to over 100 procedures are divided into pre-procedure, procedure, and post-procedure sections for easier learning. A clear, readable writing style is supplemented with more than 1,000 full-color photographs and illustrations. Key terms and abbreviations are included at the beginning of each chapter, with a comprehensive glossary at the back of the book. Review questions in each chapter are useful in guiding your study, reviewing what you have learned, and preparing for a test or the competency evaluation. Video icons indicate skills for which video is provided on the free Evolve companion website or in Mosby''s Nursing Assistant Video Skills 4.0 (sold separately). Summary boxes highlight key aspects of patient care including safety and comfort, long-term care, home care, personal pride, the needs of children and older persons, cultural considerations, communication guidelines, delegated tasks, teamwork, and time management. Focus on PRIDE boxes highlight personal and professional responsibility, rights and respect, delegation and teamwork, and ethics and laws to help you promote pride in the person, the family, and yourself. The Workbook and Competency Evaluation Review corresponds to chapters in the text and encourages learning with a wide variety of exercises. It also includes over 100 checklists, one for every procedure in the textbook. The Competency Evaluation Review includes a content review, skills evaluation review, and two practice exams to prepare students for their certification exam. Sold separately. Promoting Safety and Comfort boxes detail measures and cautions for providing safe, effective patient care. Focus on Long-Term Care and Focus on Home Care boxes highlight information vital to providing competent care in these settings. Focus on Children and Focus on Older Person boxes provide age-specific information about the special needs, considerations, and circumstances of children and older persons. Caring About Culture boxes help you learn about the beliefs and customs of other cultures so you can provide appropriate care. Focus on Communication boxes provide guidelines for what to say and ask when communicating with residents, visitors, and the nursing team. Teamwork and Time Management boxes cite ways you can efficiently work with and help nursing team members. Delegation Guidelines identify your specific responsibilities in accepting commonly delegated tasks. NEW Getting a Job chapter describes the professional skills needed for seeking and landing a new job upon certification. NEW Delegation chapter explains how nursing assistants work within the health care team and receive instructions from the nurse, and includes tips on questions to ask when receiving delegated tasks. NEW! Focus on Math highlights the basic math skills you need as a nursing assistant. NEW! Focus on Practice: Problem Solving includes scenarios that develop your critical thinking skills in common situations encountered during practice. NEW! NATCEP skills are identified as skills most often required for demonstration on state certification exams. NEW! Focus on Surveys feature highlights the nursing assistant''s role during state inspections. NEW! Focus on PRIDE application questions promote pride in the nursing assistant, the person, and the person''s family. UPDATED video clips from the latest Nursing Assistant Video Skills series demonstrate selected skills. UPDATED Body Spectrum interactive anatomy review is available on the Evolve companion website.

Mosby s Textbook for Nursing Assistants Soft Cover Version

Author: Sheila A. Sorrentino
Publisher: Mosby
ISBN: 9780323319744
Format: PDF, Docs
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Master the essential skills of today's nursing assistant! Mosby's Textbook for Nursing Assistants, 9th Edition prepares you to work in long-term care, acute care, and subacute care settings. Known for its comprehensive coverage and an easy-to-read, visual approach, this book includes step-by-step instructions for over 100 nursing assistant procedures. New to this edition is a practice scenario in each chapter to help you develop problem solving and critical thinking skills, as well as Focus on Math boxes that highlight common calculations done on the job. Written by well-known educator Sheila Sorrentino and expert co-author Leighann Remmert, this market-leading text emphasizes the importance of teamwork and communication - two elements critical to being an effective nursing assistant. Complete coverage includes the knowledge and skills needed by the nursing assistant. Guidelines to over 100 procedures are divided into pre-procedure, procedure, and post-procedure sections for easier learning. A clear, readable writing style is supplemented with more than 1,000 full-color photographs and illustrations. Key terms and abbreviations are included at the beginning of each chapter, with a comprehensive glossary at the back of the book. Review questions in each chapter are useful in guiding your study, reviewing what you have learned, and preparing for a test or the competency evaluation. Video icons indicate skills for which video is provided on the free Evolve companion website or in Mosby's Nursing Assistant Video Skills 4.0 (sold separately). Summary boxes highlight key aspects of patient care including safety and comfort, long-term care, home care, personal pride, the needs of children and older persons, cultural considerations, communication guidelines, delegated tasks, teamwork, and time management. Focus on PRIDE boxes highlight personal and professional responsibility, rights and respect, delegation and teamwork, and ethics and laws to help you promote pride in the person, the family, and yourself. The Workbook and Competency Evaluation Review corresponds to chapters in the text and encourages learning with a wide variety of exercises. It also includes over 100 checklists, one for every procedure in the textbook. The Competency Evaluation Review includes a content review, skills evaluation review, and two practice exams to prepare students for their certification exam. Sold separately. Promoting Safety and Comfort boxes detail measures and cautions for providing safe, effective patient care. Focus on Long-Term Care and Focus on Home Care boxes highlight information vital to providing competent care in these settings. Focus on Children and Focus on Older Person boxes provide age-specific information about the special needs, considerations, and circumstances of children and older persons. Caring About Culture boxes help you learn about the beliefs and customs of other cultures so you can provide appropriate care. Focus on Communication boxes provide guidelines for what to say and ask when communicating with residents, visitors, and the nursing team. Teamwork and Time Management boxes cite ways you can efficiently work with and help nursing team members. Delegation Guidelines identify your specific responsibilities in accepting commonly delegated tasks. NEW Getting a Job chapter describes the professional skills needed for seeking and landing a new job upon certification. NEW Delegation chapter explains how nursing assistants work within the health care team and receive instructions from the nurse, and includes tips on questions to ask when receiving delegated tasks. NEW! Focus on Math highlights the basic math skills you need as a nursing assistant. NEW! Focus on Practice: Problem Solving includes scenarios that develop your critical thinking skills in common situations encountered during practice. NEW! NATCEP skills are identified as skills most often required for demonstration on state certification exams. NEW! Focus on Surveys feature highlights the nursing assistant's role during state inspections. NEW! Focus on PRIDE application questions promote pride in the nursing assistant, the person, and the person's family. UPDATED video clips from the latest Nursing Assistant Video Skills series demonstrate selected skills. UPDATED Body Spectrum interactive anatomy review is available on the Evolve companion website.

Mosby s Textbook for Nursing Assistants Soft Cover Version E Book

Author: Sheila A. Sorrentino
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323294057
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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With step-by-step instructions for over 100 nursing assistant procedures, Mosby's Textbook for Nursing Assistants, 8th Edition makes it easy to master the skills you need to succeed as a nursing assistant. Known for its visual approach and comprehensive, easy-to-read coverage, this market-leading text emphasizes the importance of the patient or resident as a person, communication, safety, comfort, effective delegation, and teamwork and time management. This edition provides expanded content on the person’s rights and pressure ulcers. The updated companion CD includes three new procedures, an updated audio glossary, and more. Written by respected educator Sheila Sorrentino and expert co-author Leighann Remmert, Mosby's Textbook for Nursing Assistants makes nurse assisting easy to learn.

Workbook and Competency Evaluation Review for Mosby s Textbook for Nursing Assistants E Book

Author: Sheila A. Sorrentino
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323294081
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Get the most out of Sorrentino's Mosby's Textbook for Nursing Assistants, 8th Edition, and prepare for your certification exam! This chapter-by-chapter workbook and competency evaluation review reinforces your understanding of textbook content with numerous exercises and activities. It includes over 100 checklists -- one for every procedure in the text. The competency evaluation review helps you prepare for the certification exam with content review, skills evaluation review, and practice exams. Comprehensive coverage corresponds chapter-by-chapter to the textbook. A wide variety of exercises enhances learning and keeps you interested. Over 100 procedure checklists allow step-by-step review of each procedure and for instructor and/or self-evaluation. Optional learning exercises are provided for longer programs and/or higher-level students. Independent learning activities in every chapter allow additional review and practice. Competency evaluation review section includes content review and review questions for all key topics as well as two practice exams that help to prepare you for the written certification exam; the skills evaluation review helps you practice the procedures you may be required to perform for certification.

Mosby s Textbook for the Home Care Aide E Book

Author: Joan M. Birchenall
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323292941
Format: PDF, ePub
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Covering the essential content and procedures a home care aide needs to know, Mosby’s Textbook for the Home Care Aide, 3rd Edition prepares you for success in this rapidly growing field. A clear approach makes the book easy to use and understand, featuring hundreds of full-color photographs and drawings along with step-by-step procedures for skills performed by home care aides. Updated and expanded in this edition are chapters on meeting the client’s nutritional needs and on getting and keeping a job. Written by home care experts Joan Birchenall and Eileen Streight, this textbook prepares you for the many types of situations you may encounter as a home care aide. Hundreds of full-color photos and drawings depict key ideas and clearly demonstrate procedure steps. Procedures provide step-by-step, easy-to-understand instructions on performing important skills and tasks. UNIQUE! A cast of caregivers, including a supervisor and four home care aides, are highlighted in scenarios that provide realistic examples of the types of situations you are likely to encounter in the home care environment. Guidelines for Observing, Recording, and Reporting (ORR) are highlighted throughout the text, emphasizing the home care aide’s responsibilities for observing and documenting the client’s condition and care. Key considerations and reminders are presented in color font to emphasize the importance of performing these actions. Objectives and Key Terms in each chapter focus your attention on essential information. Chapter summaries and study questions review the key points in each chapter. Updated/Expanded Meeting the Client’s Nutritional Needs chapter includes the new MyPlate food guide and new nutrition guidelines. Updated/Expanded Getting a Job and Keeping It chapter reflects the job prospects and challenges of today, including the realities of moving between states and differences in certification requirements. Updated equipment photos are included. Evolve companion website includes skills competency checklists and an audio glossary.

Mosby s Canadian Textbook for the Support Worker E Book

Author: Sheila A. Sorrentino
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1771720271
Format: PDF, ePub
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Mosby’s Canadian Textbook for the Support Worker prepares students to function in the role of support worker in community and institutional settings. The #1 text used by Support Worker programs across Canada and at Canadian-affiliated schools worldwide, the book covers the broad foundation of skills that support workers/resident care aides/health care aides need in order to perform their role safely and effectively. Comprehensive, yet easy to read, Mosby’s Canadian Textbook for the Support Worker makes learning easy with clear explanations of concepts and step-by-step presentations of procedures. Numerous full-colour illustrations, photographs, charts, and tables are combined with real-life case studies and examples to provide the reader with an outstanding learning experience. Covers key procedures for Canadian support workers – 95 in total Recognizes provincial/territorial differences in scope of practice Clear, detailed instructions in step-by-step procedures Evidence-based practice: chapter references supplied at end of book Reflects current Canadian practice and terminology Additional First Nations content Chapter summaries to aid student comprehension Rationales for all procedure steps Test Bank features higher-level taxonomies to allow testing that focuses on cognitive level Instructor’s Test Bank features higher-level taxonomies to allow testing that focuses on cognitive level And more!

Mosby s Textbook for Long term Care Assistants

Author: Sheila A. Sorrentino
Publisher:
ISBN:
Format: PDF, Mobi
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MOSBY'S TEXTBOOK FOR LONG-TERM CARE ASSISTANTS provides complete coverage of the knowledge and skills required to work in a long-term care facility. This popular text features a clear, logical presentation of procedures with hundreds of large, full-color photos and drawings, making it easy for students to learn and understand. This new edition addresses the expanding role of the nursing assistant in long-term care, and includes a number of more complex procedures now frequently performed in subacute facilities. New information on work ethic, basic job skills, cultural considerations, quality of life, care of the developmentally disabled, and residents with dementia prepare the student for today's residents. * Contains complete coverage of the knowledge and skills needed by the nursing assistant in long-term care. * Features a clear, readable writing style that makes learning easy for students. * Attractive, full-color design engages students' interest. * Includes concise, step-by-step procedures that clearly explain how to perform nursing skills. * Provides hundreds of full-color photos and drawings to add visual appeal and show students exactly how to perform important tasks. (Includes FREE MERLIN website at:www.harcourthealth.com/MERLIN/MAPS/LTCtxtbk/)