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Hartman's Nursing Assistant Care: Basic

Hartman's Nursing Assistant Care: Basic - 3rd edition

Hartman's Nursing Assistant Care: Basic - 3rd edition

ISBN13: 9781604250145

ISBN10: 1604250143

Hartman
Edition: 3RD 10
Copyright: 2010
Publisher: Hartman Publishing, Inc.
Published: 2010
International: No
Hartman

ISBN13: 9781604250145

ISBN10: 1604250143

Edition: 3RD 10

Summary

Hartman's Nursing Assistant Care: The Basics, 3rd Edition

The third edition of a best-selling nursing assistant training textbook (formerly known as The Nursing Assistant's Handbook) contains information on how to train aides to work in long-term care. This edition of this textbook has:

- Material organized by body system; each system contains information on structure and function, normal changes of aging, how the nursing assistant can help with normal aging changes, and common diseases and care guidelines
- In-depth information on Residents' Rights and special boxes throughout that teach ways to promote independence and prevent abuse and neglect
- New information on culture change
- Up-to-date, comprehensive material on infection prevention
- Updated nutrition information on MyPyramid, special diets, and feeding techniques
- Current information on legal issues, such as HIPAA and the Patient Self-Determination Act
- A table of procedures, common abbreviations list, and a glossary

Contents
1 The Nursing Assistant in Long-Term Care
2 Foundations of Resident Care
3 Understanding Your Residents
4 Body Systems and Related Conditions
5 Confusion, Dementia, and Alzheimer's Disease
6 Personal Care Skills
7 Basic Nursing Skills
8 Nutrition and Hydration
9 Rehabilitation and Restorative Care
10 Caring for Yourself

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