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Mosby's Canadian Textbook for the Support Worker - Elsevier eBook on Intel Education Study, 3rd Edition
Elsevier eBook on Intel Education Study

Mosby's Canadian Textbook for the Support Worker - Elsevier eBook on Intel Education Study, 3rd Edition

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Mosby’s Canadian Textbook for the Support Worker prepares students to function in the role of support worker in community and institutional settings. The #1 text used by Support Worker programs across Canada and at Canadian-affiliated schools worldwide, the book covers the broad foundation of skills that support workers/resident care aides/health care aides need in order to perform their role safely and effectively. Comprehensive, yet easy to read, Mosby’s Canadian Textbook for the Support Worker makes learning easy with clear explanations of concepts and step-by-step presentations of procedures. Numerous full-colour illustrations, photographs, charts, and tables are combined with real-life case studies and examples to provide the reader with an outstanding learning experience.

  • Covers key procedures for Canadian support workers – 95 in total

  • Recognizes provincial/territorial differences in scope of practice

  • Clear, detailed instructions in step-by-step procedures 

  • Evidence-based practice: chapter references supplied at end of book
  • Reflects current Canadian practice and terminology
  • Additional First Nations content

  • Chapter summaries to aid student comprehension

  • Rationales for all procedure steps Test Bank features higher-level taxonomies to allow testing that focuses on cognitive level

  • Instructor’s Test Bank features higher-level taxonomies to allow testing that focuses on cognitive level
  • And more!
  1. The Role of the Support Worker

  • The Canadian Health Care System

  • Workplace Settings

  • Health, Wellness, Illness, and Disability

  • Working With Others: Teamwork, Supervision, and Delegation

  • Working With Clients and Their Families

  • Medical Terminology

  • Client Care: Planning, Processes, Reporting, and Recording

  • Managing Stress, Time, and Problems

  • Ethics

  • Legislation: The Client’s Rights and Your Rights

  • Caring About Culture and Diversity

  • Interpersonal Communication

  • Body Structure and Function

  • Growth and Development

  • Caring for the Young

  • Caring for Older Adults

  • Common Diseases and Conditions

  • Safety

  • Preventing Infection

  • Abuse Awareness

  • Promoting Client Well-Being

  • Body Mechanics: Moving, Positioning, Transferring, and Lifting the Client

  • Exercise and Activity

  • Home Management

  • Beds and Bed Making

  • Nutrition and Fluids

  • Enteral Nutrition and IV Therapy

  • Personal Hygiene

  • Grooming and Dressing

  • Urinary Elimination

  • Fecal Elimination

  • Rehabilitation Care

  • Mental Health Disorders

  • Confusion, Delirium, and Dementia

  • Speech and Language Disorders

  • Hearing and Vision Problems

  • Caring for Mothers and Infants

  • Developmental Disabilities

  • Assisting With Medications

  • Measuring Height, Weight, and Vital Signs

  • Wound Care

  • Heat and Cold Applications

  • Oxygen Needs

  • Assisting With the Physical Examination

  • The Client Having Surgery

  • Caring for a Client Who is Dying

  • Your Job Search
Sheila A. Sorrentino, PhD, RN, Curriculum and Health Care Consultant, Anthem, AZ, Leighann Remmert, MS, RN, Clinical Instructor, Capital Area School of Practical Nursing, Springfield, IL, Mary J. Wilk, RN, GNC(C), BA, BScN, MN, Professor and Coordinator, PSW Program, Fanshawe College and Rosemary Newmaster, RN, Gerontology Post-Diploma, Instructor and Co-ordinator, Personal Support Worker Program, Sir Sanford Fleming College

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