Nursing Assistant, The

Nursing Assistant, The, 6th edition

  • JoLynn Pulliam

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Overview

The Nursing Assistant is your practical guide to whole-patient care in acute, subacute, or long-term care settings. Following approved models, curricula, and mandates, the text provides step-by-step procedures reflecting tasks most commonly performed by nursing assistants, with person-centered case studies throughout.

Published by Pearson (July 14th 2021) - Copyright © 2020

ISBN-13: 9780137407774

Subject: Nursing Assisting

Category: Nursing Assisting

Table of contents

PART 1: THE ROLE OF THE NURSING ASSISTANT
1. Introduction to Health Care
2. The Nursing Assistant
3. Communication and Interpersonal Skills
4. Relating to Your Patients

PART 2: SAFETY FOR THE PATIENT AND THE NURSING ASSISTANT
5. Infection Control
6. Environmental Safety, Accident Prevention, and Disaster Plans
7. Emergency Situations

PART 3: BASIC NURSING SKILLS
8. Body Systems and Common Diseases
9. Vital Signs
10. Positioning, Moving, and Ambulation
11. Admission, Transfer, and Discharge

PART 4: PROVIDING PERSONAL CARE AND COMFORT TO THE PATIENT
12. The Patient's Environment
13. Hygiene and Grooming
14. Special Skin Care
15. Nutrition
16. Elimination Needs
17. Specimen Collection and Testing
18. AM and PM Care
19. Restorative Care and Rehabilitation

PART 5: SPECIALIZED CARE PROCEDURES
20. Additional Patient Care Procedures
21. Preoperative and Postoperative Care
22. Subacute Care
23. Special Skills in Long-Term Care
24. Death and Dying

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