ISBN: 9780323016575
Page Count: 288
Imprint: Mosby
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Mosby's Workbook for the Home Care Aide, 2nd Edition

by Joan M. Birchenall, RN, MEd and Eileen Streight, RN, BSN
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ISBN: 9780323016575
Page Count: 288
Imprint: Mosby
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Practical and student-friendly, this helpful workbook reinforces retention and comprehension of information covered in the second edition of the text. A chapter-by-chapter companion to the textbook, it includes a variety of exercises to enhance learning and hold student interest, as well as skills competency checklists.
    • Answers are included to help students study independently.
    • The Skills Competency Checklist Record allows students to track their overall performance.
  • PART 1: Orientation to Home Care
    1. Learning about Home Care
    2. The Home Care Industry
    3. Developing Effective Communication Skills
    4. Understanding Your Client's Needs
    5. Understanding How the Body Works
    6. Observing, Reporting, Recording
    7. Working With the Ill and Disabled
    PART 2: Managing the Home Environment
    8. Maintaining A Safe Environment
    9. Maintaining a Healthy Environment
    10. Meeting the Client's Nutritional Needs
    PART 3: Home Care Procedures
    11. Preventing Infection/Medical Asepsis
    12. Body Mechanics
    13. Bedmaking
    14. Personal Care
    15. Elimination
    16. Collecting Specimens
    17. Measuring Vital Signs
    18. Special Procedures
    PART 4: Meeting the Client's Special Needs
    19. Caring for Older Adults
    20. Caring for Mothers, Infants, and Children
    21. Caring for Clients with Mental Illness
    22. Caring for Clients with Illnesses Requiring Home Care
    23. Caring for the Dying Client
    24. Emergencies
    PART 5: Professional Skills
    25. Getting a Job and Keeping It
  • Joan M. Birchenall, RN, MEd, Trenton, NJ and Eileen Streight, RN, BSN, Hamilton, NJ
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