Nursing Assistant: A Nursing Process Approach

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Thomson Delmar Learning, Jul 1, 2007 - Medical - 998 pages
Nursing Assistant: A Nursing Process Approach is the proven learning solution for competency-based, comprehensive content that will help prepare you to become a skilled nursing assistant in acute care, home care, or long-term care settings. Over the years, this best-selling textbook has become the essential resource for the latest trends and practices in nursing assistant education. There are more than 160 procedures presented in step-by-step format, and content is fully illustrated with over 1,000 photos and drawings.

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Barbara Hegner, MS, RN Former Professor Emeritus Nursing and Life Science Long Beach City College, CA.

Barbara Acello has worked in long-term care for more than four decades. Currently a nurse consultant and educator, she owns a school for nursing assistants, where she helped to write and develop mandatory state curricula for nurse aides and EMTs. She has also written and contributed to dozens of textbooks, instructor guides, quick reference guides, and supplemental instructional materials for health care personnel. Formerly a practicing nurse, Ms. Acello was also a director of nursing and a long-term care facility consultant. Her interests and expertise include clinical geriatrics, resident safety, pain assessment and management, restraints, pressure ulcers, and infection control. She is particularly committed to improving working conditions, education, and professionalism for personnel in the long-term care industry.

Esther Caldwell, MA, PhD, is a Consultant in Vocational Education.

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