Mosby's Essentials for Nursing Assistants. Edition No. 6

  • ID: 4414276
  • Book
  • 600 Pages
  • Elsevier Health Science
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Designed for shorter programs of 85 hours or fewer, Mosby's Essentials for Nursing Assistants, 6th Edition provides coverage of the concepts and skills that are essential for becoming a nursing assistant. Known for its reader-friendly approach, and bright visual presentation, the text covers OBRA-mandated content including step-by-step procedures for 76 skills covered on the latest NATSEP certification exams. With focus on quality of life in the patient/person and self-pride in the nursing assistant this concise text emphasizes the importance of treating residents with respect while providing safe, competent, and efficient care. New features include Focus on Math to help you master the formulas and calculations necessary for safe and effective caregiving and Focus on Pride: Application, which directs you to focus on residents' emotional and mental needs during specific procedures.

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1. Introduction to Health Care 2. The Person's Rights 3. The Nursing Assistant 4. NEW! Ethics and Laws 5. Student and Work Ethics 6. Health Team Communications 7. Understanding the Person 8. Body Structure and Function 9. The Older Person 10. Safety Needs 11. Preventing Falls  12. Restraint Alternatives and Restraints 13. Preventing Infection 14. Body Mechanics 15. NEW! Moving the Person 16. NEW! Transferring the Person 17. Comfort Needs 18. Hygiene Needs 19. Grooming Needs 20. Urinary Needs 21. NEW! Urinary Catheters 22. Bowel Needs 23. Nutrition Needs 24. NEW! Fluid Needs 25. Measurements 26. Collecting Specimens 27. Exercise and Activity Needs 28. Wound Care 29. Pressure Injuries 30. Oxygen Needs 31. Rehabilitation Needs 32. NEW! Hearing, Speech, and Vision Problems 33. Common Health Problems 34. Mental Health Disorders 35. Confusion and Dementia 36. Emergency Care 37. End-of-Life Care 38. NEW! Getting a Job

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Sorrentino, Sheila A. Curriculum and Health Care Consultant, Anthem, AZ.

Remmert, Leighann Clinical Instructor, Capital Area School of Practical Nursing, Springfield, IL.
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