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Advanced Skills for Health Care Providers - 2nd edition

Advanced Skills for Health Care Providers (ISBN10: 1418001333; ISBN13: 9781418001339)
ISBN13: 978-1418001339
ISBN10: 1418001333

Summary: This book was written to prepare the nursing assistant or patient care technician to provide advanced patient care procedures. The book includes content on sterile procedures, including preparing and working with a sterile field, using sterile technique, and performing sterile dressing changes, wet to dry dressings. Venipuncture technique is covered in several chapters as well as intravenous procedures and many other advanced skills. The importance of reporting informat moreion and observations to the licensed supervisor is emphasized throughout the book. To this end, most chapters contain special text boxes listing observations to be reported and recorded. Added highlights within the text narrative include safety and infection control alerts, and age related information; information that is important to the student and in keeping with the latest health care trends.


  • Content is current, timely, and relevant.
  • Contains important observation and reporting guidelines.
  • Safety alerts
  • Cover age-related information, which is required by accrediting organizations
  • Infection control alerts call attention to practices and procedures to prevent the spread of infection, protecting the patient and the student.
  • New chapter on caring for patients with special needs. less

Edition/Copyright: 2ND 07
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Delmar Learning
Year Published: 2007
International: No

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