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Assisting in Long Term Care

Assisting in Long Term Care - 4th edition

Assisting in Long Term Care - 4th edition

ISBN13: 9780766834798

ISBN10: 0766834794

Assisting in Long Term Care by Barbara Hegner, Joan Fritsch Needham - ISBN 9780766834798
Edition: 4TH 02
Copyright: 2002
Publisher: Delmar Publications
Published:
International: No
Assisting in Long Term Care by Barbara Hegner, Joan Fritsch Needham - ISBN 9780766834798

ISBN13: 9780766834798

ISBN10: 0766834794


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Summary

This best-selling resource provides the theoretical and skills content nursing assistants require for the successful completion of the certification test. A major goal of the content is to help nursing assistants develop an understanding of the principles on safe and effective care of residents in long-term care. Core values stressed include empathy, caring, communication skills, and respect for residents and their families. Special emphasis is placed on ensuring resident's rights, adequate nutrition and hydration, maintenance of mobility, psychosocial interactions, and a safe environment. Liberal illustrations aid in visual learning.