Nursing Assistant A Nursing Process Approach Basics

Author: Barbara Hegner
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781428317468
Release Date: 2009-06-11
Genre: Medical

Learn to become a certified nursing assistant qualified for the acute care, home care, and long-term care settings with the leading textbook in nursing assistant education. This basics edition of NURSING ASSISTANT: A NURSING PROCESS APPROACH is your competency-based resource, with over 100 procedures presented in an easy to read, step-by-step format with over 1,000 photos and drawings to illustrate key skills. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Nursing Assistant A Nursing Process Approach On the Job Essentials of Nursing Assisting

Author: Barbara Acello
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305686441
Release Date: 2015-01-01
Genre: Medical

Pocket-sized ON THE JOB: NURSING ASSISTING, 11E keeps vital patient care information at hand when you need it most. Designed to help you survive and thrive as you transition from classroom to workplace, this handy nursing assisting reference lets you quickly recall many key procedures, important safety and infection control guidelines, proper caregiver responses to situations, and details about common ailments. Whether you work in acute care, long-term care, or home health settings, you can trust ON THE JOB: NURING ASSISTING, 11E to boost your knowledge, skills, and confidence. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Nursing Assisting Essentials for Long Term Care

Author: Barbara Acello
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1401827527
Release Date: 2004-08-04
Genre: Medical

The 2nd edition of Nursing Assisting: Essentials of Long Term Care is specifically designed to prepare individuals to take the state certification exams. It presents basic resident care information for long-term care facilities emphasizing the realities of clinical practice while offering solutions to common problems encountered in the practice. This book meets the OBRA and CDC standards and emphasizes Infection Control in every chapter. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Nursing Assistant

Author: Barbara Acello
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781133132400
Release Date: 2014-07-22
Genre: Medical

Updated for the 11th Edition, this workbook presents numerous activities and review questions to help reinforce your understanding of each unit. Start by reviewing the unit summary, complete the activities to strengthen your recall, and then finish by reading the discussion questions to synthesize your knowledge.

Lippincott s Textbook for Nursing Assistants

Author: Pamela J. Carter
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 0781766850
Release Date: 2007-06-01
Genre: Medical

Now in its Second Edition, this textbook prepares students to work as nursing assistants in long-term care, acute care, and home health care settings, and provides a firm foundation for advancement to an LPN and ultimately an RN role. The book is written in a direct, conversational writing style with an emphasis on professionalism and humanism. This edition is significantly updated and has new photographs and illustrations. A front-of-book CD-ROM includes an audio glossary. An audiobook version of the entire text in MP3 format is available as a separate purchase. A student-edition DVD, containing selected procedures from Lippincott's Video Series for Nursing Assistants, is also available as a separate purchase.

Pharmacology

Author: Joyce LeFever Kee
Publisher: Saunders
ISBN: 143771711X
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Medical

With its concise, straightforward approach, this text puts nursing pharmacology concepts and essential drug calculation skills into a contemporary nursing context to prepare you for real-world drug administration responsibilities. Revised and updated with the most current information-including Prototype Drug Charts, detailed Nursing Process summaries, and NCLEX Study Questions-this 7th edition makes pharmacology more understandable than ever.

Irk Nursing Assistant

Author: Hegner
Publisher: Delmar Thomson Learning
ISBN: 1401806376
Release Date: 2003-09
Genre: Care of the sick

Includes: a Computerized Testbank to Accompany Nursing Assistant, 9E, Instructor's Manual to Accompany Nursing Assistant, 9E, Teaching Methods and Strategies, Teaching Resources, Training Programs, Unit Lesson Plans, Unit Lecture Outlines and English-Spanish Flash Cards.

Pharmacology

Author: Linda E. McCuistion
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323399159
Release Date: 2017-03-15
Genre: Medical

Get the right dosage of pharmacology content to succeed on the NCLEX and as a professional nurse with Pharmacology: A Patient-Centered Nursing Process Approach, 9th Edition. Using a streamlined prototype approach and an emphasis on nursing care, this text makes it easy for today’s nursing students to better understand the complicated subject of pharmacology. The book’s detailed chapter on dosage calculation, the nursing process framework for drug therapy, strong QSEN focus, and summaries of prototype drugs help deliver the perfect pharmacology foundation. This new edition also features an improved overall organization, more streamlined content, updated prototype drug charts, a new chapter on transplant drugs, expanded information on cultural considerations, new and updated critical thinking case studies, and much more. In all, it’s the surest way to put your best foot forward when it comes to nursing pharmacology on the NCLEX and in practice! UNIQUE! An extensive, color-coded Drug Calculations chapter presents six methods of dosage calculation, providing a helpful review and supplement to a dosage calculations textbook. UNIQUE! Nursing Process summaries present patient care and drug therapy within the framework of each step of the nursing process, including information on patient teaching and cultural considerations. UNIQUE! Illustrated overviews of normal anatomy and physiology open each unit and provide a critical foundational review for understanding how drugs work in each body system. Chapter on safety and quality discusses medication errors, specific nursing measures to promote safety, National Patient Safety Goals, and many other safety issues and concerns. Cultural considerations icons highlight important cultural considerations in the Nursing Process sections. QSEN focus emphasizes patient-centered care, safety, quality, and collaboration and teamwork. Application-level NCLEX Study Questions at the end of each chapter help prepare readers for the growing pharmacology coverage on the NCLEX Examination. Consistent RN-standard chapter pedagogy includes objectives, outlines, key terms with page references, and activities on the Evolve companion website. Coverage of prioritization throughout the text helps readers learn to prioritize nursing care and differentiate need-to-know from nice-to-know content. NEW! Streamlined content and improved organization makes this edition even more user-friendly. NEW! Patient Safety boxes reinforce concepts related to medication safety, and more. NEW! New chapter on Transplant Drugs discusses key drugs prescribed for organ transplants. NEW! Updated Prototype Drug Charts provide easy access to key information for the most commonly used drugs, including dosages, contraindications, drug-lab-food interactions, pharmacokinetics, and more. NEW! New pregnancy categories regulations are addressed in all chapters where pregnancy categories were mentioned. NEW! Additional QSEN icons will be included in boxes that discuss patient-centered care, teamwork and collaboration, evidence-based practice, quality improvement, safety, or informatics. NEW! Expanded chapter on cultural considerations now includes new information on community-based nursing content. NEW! Complementary and Alternative Therapies boxes (formerly Herbal Alert boxes) more appropriately reflect the content, which covers more than just safety information. NEW! New or updated Critical thinking case studies are included at the end of every chapter to challenge readers to apply knowledge and analytical skills to realistic patient scenarios.

Iml Nursing Assistant

Author: Barbara R. Hegner
Publisher: Delmar Thomson Learning
ISBN: 140180635X
Release Date: 2003-09
Genre: Nurses' aides

Includes: List of Procedures in the book, List of Guidelines included in the book, Resources for the Instructor, Course Syllabus for 75-90 Hour Program, Instructor's Objectives, Suggested Activities and Answers to Unit Reviews, Section Self-Evaluations with Answers, Comprehensive Final Evaluation, Answers to Student Workbook Activities, Procedure Evaluation Forms, and Transparency Masters.

Mosby s Textbook for Nursing Assistants

Author: Sheila A. Sorrentino
Publisher: Mosby
ISBN: 0323319750
Release Date: 2016-03-02
Genre: Care of the sick

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.

Taylor s Handbook of Clinical Nursing Skills

Author: Pamela Lynn
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781582557359
Release Date: 2010-11-01
Genre: Medical

Taylor's Handbook of Clinical Nursing Skills is a step-by-step guide to basic and advanced nursing skills. This book will be a quick reference tool for review of cognitive and technical knowledge and will assist students and practicing nurses to provide safe and effective healthcare. It is an ideal companion to any nursing skills or nursing fundamentals text, including Lynn, Taylor's Clinical Nursing Skills and Taylor, Fundamentals of Nursing: The Art and Science of Nursing Care.

Taylor s Clinical Nursing Skills

Author: Pamela Lynn
Publisher: LWW
ISBN: 1496384881
Release Date: 2018-10
Genre: Medical

Publisher's Note: Products purchased from 3rd Party sellers are not guaranteed by the Publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. Taylor's Clinical Nursing Skills: A Nursing Process Approach Fifth Edition Pamela Lynn, EdD, MSN, RN Confidently meet the challenges of person-centered nursing practice! From basic nursing processes to advanced clinical capabilities, Taylor's Clinical Nursing Skills: A Nursing Process Approach helps you hone your cognitive, technical, interpersonal, and ethical/legal capabilities and master patient interaction, clinical reasoning, and communication skills essential to safe and effective person-centered care. Step-by-step, evidence-based guidelines walk you through common practices and simplify complex procedures, accompanied by key considerations for documentation, delegation, and other tasks you'll encounter throughout the nursing process, from your first day on the job to every stage of your nursing career. Step-by-Step Skills are presented in a concise, straightforward, and simplified two-column format facilitating competent performance of nursing skills. Scientific Rationales accompany each nursing action to promote a deeper understanding of the basic principles supporting nursing care. Unexpected Situations highlight abnormal outcomes while providing explanations of how to react to provide the best care. Evidence for Practice boxes present current best practice guidelines and up-to-date research relevant to the skills. A Nursing Process Framework integrates related nursing responsibilities for each of the five steps. Skill Variations provide clear, start-to-finish instructions for variations in equipment or technique. Documentation Guidelines guide you through accurate documentation of skills and findings. Hand Hygiene icons alert you to this crucial step that prevents the spread of microorganisms. Patient Identification icons help you ensure the right patient receives the intervention and prevent errors. Delegation Considerations assist you in developing the critical decision-making skills needed to transfer responsibility for the performance of an activity to another individual.

The Nursing Assistant s Handbook

Author: Jetta Lee Fuzy
Publisher: Hartman Publishing Inc
ISBN: 9781888343618
Release Date: 2003-01-01
Genre: Medical

Sometimes less is more.This brief new textbook to train nursing assistants teaches all state, federal, and safety requirements. It is beautifully illustrated and clearly photographed with color tabs for easy location of material. Organized around learning objectives, it contains rationales for procedural steps and an emphasis on resident?s rights and passing the certification exam.

On the Job

Author: Barbara R. Hegner
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1401806457
Release Date: 2003-11
Genre: Medical

This handy pocket reference guide is a valuable tool for practicing nursing assistants. It keeps critical nursing care information at your fingertips. Use it to refresh your memory for many care procedures. Many safety, infection control, and suggested responses to typical situations are easily referenced. In your busy day, it helps you perform your job to the best of your ability.