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

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

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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
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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.
  • 1 Today ’s Healthcare
    2 The Role of the Patient Care Technician
    3 Professionalism and Work Ethics
    4 Communicating with the Healthcare Team
    5 Understanding the Patient as a Person
    6 Patient Rights, Ethics, and Laws
    7 Body Structure and Function/Growth and Development
    8 Pain Management, Comfort, Rest, and Sleep
    9 Asepsis and Infection Control
    10 Workplace Safety and Body Mechanics
    11 Patient Safety
    12 Moving, Positioning, and Preventing Falls
    13 Basic Emergency Care
    14 Assisting with the Physical Examination
    15 Measuring and Recording Vital Signs
    16 Obtaining and Monitoring an Electrocardiogram
    17 Assisting with Admissions and Discharge
    18 Bedmaking and Hygiene
    19 Assisting with Grooming
    20 Assisting with Medication Administration
    21 Assisting with Nutrition and Fluids
    22 Assisting with Urinary Elimination
    23 Assisting with Bowel Elimination
    24 Assisting with Oxygen Needs
    25 Blood Collecting and Processing
    26 Specimen Collecting and Testing
    27 Care for the Surgical Patient
    28 Heat and Cold Applications
    29 Care of Wounds and Pressure Ulcers
    30 Rehabilitative and Restorative Care
    31 Care of Women and Children
    32 Caring for the Older Adult
    33 Caring for Patients with Mental Health Needs
    34 Caring for Patients with Chronic Conditions
    35 End-of-Life Care
    Procedure checklists
    Practice Exam
    Answerkeys are available online
  • Kimberly Townsend Little, PhD, RN, WHNP-BC, CNE, Former Chair of the Graduate Nursing Program at Liberty University.
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