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cover image - Workbook for Fundamental Concepts and Skills for the Patient Care Technician - Elsevier eBook on VST (Retail Access Card),2nd Edition
ISBN: 9780323831314
Publication Date: 08-25-2022
Page Count: 400
Imprint: Elsevier
List Price: $32.99

Workbook for Fundamental Concepts and Skills for the Patient Care Technician - Elsevier eBook on VST (Retail Access Card), 2nd Edition

by Kimberly Townsend, PhD, RN, WHNP-BC, CNE

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ISBN: 9780323831314
Publication Date: 08-25-2022
Page Count: 400
Imprint: Elsevier
List Price: $32.99
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With this workbook, students can review and practice the skills performed by patient care technicians! The essential companion to Fundamental Concepts and Skills for the Patient Care Technician, 2nd Edition, this study guide uses a variety of exercises, activities, and review questions to help students get the most out of the textbook. Procedure checklists help students practice and gain confidence with the skills in the text, and critical thinking activities let them apply content to practice. It’s the study tool your students need to prepare for Patient Care Technician or Nursing Assistant Certification exams!

    • Variety of exercises includes matching, multiple-choice, short answer, fill-in-the-blank, and true/false questions to reinforce and enhance your understanding.
    • Critical thinking activities help you develop clinical judgment and prepare for practice.
    • Procedure checklists make it easier to practice patient care skills.
    • NEW exercises cover the textbook’s new chapter on medication administration.
    • NEW review content is included on NG and gastric tubes, oral suctioning, incentive spirometry, use of a bladder scanner, and inserting peripheral IVs.
  • Unit 1: Introduction to Health Care

    Ch. 1 Today’s Health Care

    Ch. 2 The Role of the Patient Care Technician

    Ch. 3 Professionalism and Work Ethics

    Ch. 4 Communicating with the Health Care Team

    Unit 2: The Patient

    Ch. 5 Understanding the Patient as a Person

    Ch. 6 Patient Rights, Ethics and Laws

    Ch. 7 Body Structure and Function/Growth and Development

    Ch. 8 Pain Management, Comfort, Rest, and Sleep

    Unit 3: Safety

    Ch. 9 Asepsis and Infection Control

    Ch. 10 Workplace Safety and Body Mechanics

    Ch. 11 Patient Safety

    Ch. 12 Moving, Positioning, and Preventing Falls

    Ch. 13 Basic Emergency Care

    Ch. 14 Medication Administration (NEW)

    Unit 4: Patient Assessment

    Ch. 15 Assisting with the Physical Examination

    Ch. 165 Measuring and Recording Vital Signs

    Ch. 17 Obtaining and Monitoring an Electrocardiogram

    Unit 5: Patient Care and Comfort

    Ch. 18 Assisting with Admissions and Discharge

    Ch. 19 Bedmaking and Hygiene

    Ch. 20 Assisting with Grooming

    Ch. 21 Assisting with Nutrition and Fluids

    Ch. 22 Assisting with Urinary Elimination

    Ch. 23 Assisting with Bowel Elimination

    Ch. 24 Assisting with Oxygen Needs

    Unit 6: Blood and Specimen Collecting and Testing

    Ch. 25 Blood Collecting and Processing

    Ch. 26 Specimen Collecting and Testing

    Unit 7: Surgery and Immobility

    Ch. 27 Care of the Surgical Patient

    Ch. 28 Heat and Cold Applications

    Ch. 29 Care of Wounds and Pressure Ulcers

    Ch. 30 Rehabilitative and Restorative Care

    Unit 8: Special Care Concerns and Settings

    Ch. 31 Care of Women and Children

    Ch. 32 Caring for the Older Adult

    Ch. 33 Caring for Patients with Mental Health Needs

    Ch. 34 Caring for of the Patients with Chronic Conditions

    Ch. 35 End-of-Life Care


  • Kimberly Townsend, PhD, RN, WHNP-BC, CNE, Former Chair of the Graduate Nursing Program at Liberty University.
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