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Health-Related Professions/ Allied Health > Nursing Assistant
Hartman's Nursing Assistant Care: The Basics
Hartman Publishing, Inc.
ISBN 13: 
9781604250503
Previous ISBN (13): 
9781604250145
ISBN 10: 
160425050X
Category: 
Nursing Assistant
Edition: 
4
Publisher: 
Hartman Publishing Inc.
Format: 
Paperback
Status: 
Out of Print
Audience: 
Undergraduate
Dimensions: 
11.0 x 0.5 x 8.8 in
Weight: 
1.38
Retail Price: 
30.00
Quantity On Hand: 
0
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Synopsis:
Our briefest nursing assistant training textbook--just 10 chapters--contains essential information for working in long-term care. Information is explained in everyday language, with a focus on helping students pass the certification exam. Many new full- color photographs and illustrations reinforce the content. This textbook contains the following: * Material organized by body system--this includes each system's structure and function, normal changes of aging, how the nursing assistant can help with normal aging changes, observing and reporting, and common diseases and care guidelines * Issues relating to Residents' Rights emphasized throughout in special boxes * New information on person-centered care and culture change * Up-to-date, comprehensive material on infection prevention * Many new website resources throughout and a comprehensive community resources box * More information on mental illness * A skill for emptying the catheter drainage bag * Updated nutrition information on MyPlate, special diets, and feeding techniques * Current information on legal issues, such as HIPAA * Significantly expanded testing section available to instructors, including 10 chapters exams, two final exams, and a critical thinking exam, along with a practice exam for students taking the certification test * A table of procedures, common abbreviations list, and a glossary

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