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UNIT I: WORKING IN LONG-TERM CARE SETTINGS 1. The Nursing Assistant Working in Long-Term Care 2. Ethics, Laws, and Resident Rights 3. Work Ethics 4. Communicating With the Health Team 5. Assisting with the Nursing Process UNIT II: FOCUSING ON THE PERSON 6. Understanding the Resident 7. Body Structure and Function 8. The Older Person 9. Sexuality UNIT III: PROTECTING THE PERSON 10. Safety 11. Preventing Falls 12. Restraint Alternatives and Safe Restraint Use 13. Preventing Infection 14. Body Mechanics and Safe Resident Handling, Moving, and Transfers UNIT IV: ASSISTING WITH ACTIVITIES OF DAILY LIVING 15. The Resident’s Unit 16. Bedmaking 17. Hygiene 18. Grooming 19. Nutrition and Fluids 20. Nutritional Support and IV Therapy 21. Urinary Elimination 22. Bowel Elimination 23. Exercise and Activity 24. Comfort, Rest, and Sleep 25. Oxygen Needs and Respiratory Support and Therapies UNIT V: ASSISTING WITH ASSESSMENT 26. Measuring Vital Signs 27. Assisting with the Physical Examination 28. Collecting and Testing Specimens UNIT VI: ASSISTING WITH CARE NEEDS 29. Admitting, Transferring, and Discharging Residents 30. Wound Care 31. Pressure Ulcers 32. Hearing, Speech, and Vision Problems 33. Cancer, Immune System, and Skin Disorders 34. Nervous System and Musculoskeletal Disorders 35. Cardiovascular and Respiratory System Disorders 36. Digestive and Endocrine System Disorders 37. Urinary and Reproductive System Disorders 38. Mental Health Problems 39. Confusion and Dementia 40. Developmental Disabilities 41. Rehabilitation and Restorative Care 42. Assisted Living 43. Basic Emergency Care 44. The Dying Person