Mosby's Essentials for Nursing Assistants – E-Book

Mosby's Essentials for Nursing Assistants - E-Book

Number of page: 552
Author: Sheila A. Sorrentino, Leighann Remmert
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 978032329403412449
Category: Medical

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 assistant 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.