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Lippincott's textbook for nursing assistants : a humanistic approach to caregiving Book
Book | 3rd ed. | Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia : c2012.

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  • ISBN: 1605476358
  • ISBN: 9781605476353 (alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 1605476358 (alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: printoptical discxxxiii, 862 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm. + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
  • Edition: 3rd ed.
  • Publisher: Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, c2012.
  • Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Formatted Contents Note: Unit 1: Introduction To Health Care -- Chapter 1: Health care system -- Health care delivery, past and present -- Health care organizations -- Types of health care organizations -- Structure of health care organizations -- Oversight of a the health care system -- Ensuring quality health care -- Protecting health care workers -- Paying for health care -- Private and group insurance -- Medicare -- Medicaid -- Chapter 2: Nursing assistant -- Nursing, past and present -- Education of the nursing assistant -- OBRA requirements for certification -- Responsibilities of the nursing assistant -- Nursing team -- Delegation -- Chapter 3: Professionalism and job-seeking skills -- What is a professional? -- What is a work ethic? -- Punctuality -- Reliability -- Accountability -- Conscientiousness -- Courtesy and respectfulness -- Honesty -- Cooperativeness -- Empathy -- Desire to learn -- Personal health and hygiene -- Maintaining your physical health -- Maintaining your emotional health -- Personal hygiene and appearance -- Job-seeking skills -- Defining the ideal job -- Finding job openings -- Preparing resumes, cover letters, and reference lists -- Submitting applications -- Going on interviews -- Leaving a job -- Chapter 4: Legal and ethical issues -- Patients' and residents' rights -- Patients' rights -- Residents' rights -- Advance directives -- Laws: a way of preserving patients' and residents' rights -- Violations of civil law -- Violations of criminal law-abuse -- Ethics: guidelines for behavior -- Professional ethics -- Personal ethics -- Chapter 5: Communication skills -- What is communication? -- Communicating effectively -- Tactics that enhance communication -- Blocks to effective communication -- Conflict resolution -- Telephone communication -- Communication among members of the health care team -- Reporting -- Recording -- Nursing process -- Chapter 6: Those we care for -- Patients, residents, and clients -- Growth and development -- Infancy (birth to 1 year) -- Toddlerhood (1 to 3 years) -- Preschool (3 to 5 years) -- School-age (5 to 12 years) -- Adolescence (12 to 20 years) -- Young adulthood (20 to 40 years) -- Middle adulthood (40 to 65 years) -- Later adulthood (65 to 75 years) -- Older adulthood (75 years and beyond) -- Basic human needs -- Maslow's hierarchy of human needs -- Human sexuality and intimacy -- Culture and religion -- Quality of life -- Person's family -- Unit 2: Safety -- Chapter 7: Communicable disease and infection control -- What is a microbe? -- Bacteria -- Viruses -- Fungi -- Parasites -- Defenses against communicable disease -- Immune system -- Antibiotics -- Communicable disease and the chain of infection -- Infection control in the health care setting -- Medical asepsis -- Surgical asepsis -- Barrier methods -- Isolation precautions -- Standard precautions -- Transmission-based precautions -- Procedure 7-1: Handwashing (hand hygiene) -- Procedure 7-2: Removing gloves -- Procedure 7-3: Putting on a gown -- Procedure 7-4: Removing a gown -- Procedure 7-5: Putting on and removing a mask -- Procedure 7-6: Removing more than one article of personal protective equipment (PPE) -- Procedure 7-7: Double-bagging (two assistants) -- Chapter 8: Bloodborne and airborne pathogens -- Bloodborne diseases -- Bloodborne transmission -- Hepatitis and HIV/AIDS -- Protecting yourself from bloodborne diseases -- Airborne diseases -- Airborne transmittal -- Tuberculosis (TB) -- Protecting yourself from airborne diseases -- Chapter 9: Workplace safety -- Protecting your body -- Ergonomics -- ABCs of good body mechanics -- Lifting and back safety -- Following procedures -- Preventing falls -- Preventing chemical injuries -- Preventing electrical shocks -- Fire safety -- Preventing fires -- Reacting to a fire emergency -- Disaster preparedness -- Workplace violence -- Chapter 10: Patient safety and restraint alternatives -- Accidents and incidents -- Risk factors -- Avoiding accidents -- Reporting accidents and incidents -- Restraints -- Use of restraints -- Complications associated with restraint use -- Restraint alternatives -- Applying restraints -- Procedure 10-1: Applying a vest restraint -- Procedure 10-2: Applying wrist or ankle restraints -- Procedure 10-3: Applying lap or waist (belt) restraints -- Chapter 11: Positioning lifting, and transferring patients and residents -- Positioning patients and residents -- Basic positions -- Repositioning a person -- Transferring patients and residents -- Transferring a person to and from a wheelchair or chair -- Transferring a person to and from a stretcher -- Transferring a person using a mechanical lift -- Assisting a person with walking (ambulating) -- Procedure 11-1: Moving a person to the side of the bed (one assistant) -- Procedure 11-2: Moving a person to the side of the bed (two assistants) -- Procedure 11-3: Moving a person up in bed (one assistant) -- Procedure 11-4: Moving a person up in bed (two assistants) -- Procedure 11-5: Raising a person's head and shoulders -- Procedure 11-6: Turning a person onto his or her side -- Procedure 11-7: Logrolling a person (two assistants) -- Procedure 11-8: Applying a transfer (gait) belt -- Procedure 11-9: Transferring a person from a bed to a wheelchair (one assistant) -- Procedure 11-10: Transferring a person from a bed to a wheel (two assistants) -- Procedure 11-11: Transferring a person from a wheelchair to a bed -- Procedure 11-12: Transferring a person from a bed to a stretcher (four assistants) -- Procedure 11-13: Transferring a person from a stretcher to a bed (four assistants) -- Procedure 11-14: Transferring a person using a mechanical lift (two assistants) -- Procedure 11-15: Assisting a person with sitting on the edge of the bed ("dangling") -- Procedure 11-16: Assisting a person with walking (ambulating) -- Chapter 12: Basic first aid and emergency care -- Responding to an emergency -- Basic life support (BLS) measures -- Emergency situations -- Heart attacks and strokes -- Fainting (syncope) -- Seizures -- Hemorrhage -- Shock -- Airway obstructions (chocking) -- Chain of survival -- Procedure 12-1: Performing abdominal trusts in conscious adults and children older that 1 year -- Procedure 12-2: Relieving a foreign-body airway obstruction in unconscious adults and children older than 1 year -- Procedure 12-3: Performing chest thrust in conscious adults and children older than 1 year -- Procedure 12-4: Clearing the airway in conscious infant -- Procedure 12-5: Clearing the airway in an unconscious infant --
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