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Workbook for Mosby's Textbook for the Home Care Aide, 3rd Edition

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Workbook for Mosby's Textbook for the Home Care Aide, 3rd Edition

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Use this workbook to review the knowledge required by home care aides and practice the procedures you’ll be performing as a home care aide! Corresponding to the chapters in Mosby’s Textbook for the Home Care Aide, 3rd Edition, this practical study tool helps you understand and apply the material with fun activities and a step-by-step checklist for each procedure in the textbook. Written by home care experts Joan Birchenall and Eileen Streight, this workbook prepares you for the many situations you may encounter as a home care aide.

    • Brief Situations in selected chapters help you apply the knowledge you have gained.
    • Creative activities make studying fun with games such as crossword puzzles, word-finds, word completions, interpretation of images, and indentifying incorrect items in images.
    • Activities including matching, completion, and true/false help you understand and remember the material.
    • Skills Competency Checklists allow you to practice each procedure in the textbook.
    • Answers are provided for all questions.
      • UPDATED content matches the latest information in Mosby’s Textbook for the Home Care Aide.
      • NEW Evolve companion website includes an audio glossary and skills competency checklists.

      QUESTIONS 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

      ANSWERS 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 SKILLS COMPETENCY CHECKLISTS SKILLS COMPETENCY CHECKLISTS RECORD

      Joan M. Birchenall, RN, MEd, Trenton, NJ and Eileen Streight, RN, BSN, Hamilton, NJ

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