Nursing Assistant: A Nursing Process Approach

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Cengage Learning, 2003 - Medical - 340 pages
This workbook provides numerous activities based on unit content to help learners review, recall, and reinforce essential concepts of nursing assisting practice. The use of this workbook to enhance understanding helps the learner become more confident in his or her knowledge and skills. A variety of exercise formats are used to challenge learners, including labeling, word search, and crossword.

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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.

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