Mosby's Essentials for Nursing Assistants

Mosby's Essentials for Nursing Assistants

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Ideal for shorter, more focused courses, this concise text provides coverage of the concepts and skills that are essential for becoming a nursing assistant. It clearly and logically presents the responsibilities of the nursing assistant in a readable, highly visual format that appeals to learners of all levels. - Focus On the Pride boxes emphasize Personal and professional responsibility, Rights and respect, Independence and social interaction, Delegation and teamwork, and Ethics and Laws providing a convenient overview of key elements of the nursing assistanta€™s responsibilities in providing competent patient care, and reminds readers that this caregiver role is one they can take pride in performing. - Focus on Communication boxes includes guidelines for how to communicate most clearly to residents/patients and how to avoid making them feel uncomfortable emphasizing the importance of good communication while providing practical tips. - Key Abbreviations are now listed at the beginning of each chapter to help familiarize readers with commonly used abbreviations. - Includes three new chapters on Preventing Falls; Safely Handling, Moving, and Transferring the Person; and Mental Health Problems.Modified from Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor: Occupational outlook handbook, 2012-2013 edition. ... or clinical laboratory technician Medication assistant-certified (MA-C) Nurse practitioner Nursing assistant Occupationalanbsp;...

Title:Mosby's Essentials for Nursing Assistants
Author:Sheila A. Sorrentino, Leighann Remmert
Publisher:Elsevier Health Sciences - 2014-03-12


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