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Critical Thinking, Clinical Reasoning, and Clinical Judgment by This unique textbook draws upon real-life scenarios and evidence-based strategies as it guides you in learning to think critically in clinically meaningful ways. The new edition features a more streamlined, full-color design, and expanded coverage on some of key trends, including: interdisciplinary care teams, competency-based education, the IOM''s Leading Health Indicators, legal considerations, the effects of the Affordable Care Act, and much more.
Call Number: RT86 .A34 2017
Publication Date: 2016-01-07
Nursing Assistant/Nurse Aide by Features 600 terms and concepts that commonly appear on nursing assistant/nurse aide certification exams. Provides in-depth coverage of essential nursing concepts for success on the exam and on the job.
Call Number: RT84 .N8785 2014
Publication Date: 2014-03-07
Dementia Care: a Handbook for Long-Term Care Certified Nursing Assistants by Dementia Care: A Handbook for Long-Term Care Certified Nursing Assistants Sold in packs of 10! Adhere to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) dementia care initiative to reduce the use of antipsychotic medications in treating residents with dementia. This handbook will help certified nursing assistants (CNA) understand and address the challenging care needs of residents with dementia at each stage of the disease's progression. CNAs will benefit from the how-to guidance that breaks down CMS' initiative, and learn how to provide efficient and effective care to residents. This book provides: Guidance on the use of non-pharmacological methods of reducing dementia-related behaviors Tips on caring for residents with dementia Strategies for educating staff to provide assistance and assurance to residents' family members Table of Contents About the Author Foreword Chapter 1: Dementia Care in Long-Term Care Chapter 2: Understanding Dementia and Person-Centered Care Chapter 3: Building an Interdisciplinary Dementia Care Team Chapter 4: Conditions that Impact Cognitive Functioning Chapter 5: Assessment of Behavioral Conditions Chapter 6: Non-Pharmacological Approaches to Managing Dementia Behaviors Chapter 7: Pharmacological Approaches to Managing Dementia Behaviors Chapter 8: Monitoring Outcomes of Approaches Chapter 9: Dementia Care and the Nursing Assistant Dementia Care Resources
Publication Date: 2014-06-27
The Modernization of the Nursing Workforce: Valuing the Health Care Assistant by The Modernization of the Nursing Workforce: Valuing the healthcare assistant is based on recently completed research exploring the role of healthcare assistants (HCA) in acute hospitals. Whilst a support role working alongside registered nurses has been a longstanding feature of the NHS, the contemporary HCA role has become increasingly central to the process of health service modernization. The role is now assuming even greater importance as the ramifications of financial constraints, restructuring and other pressures on the NHS play out.
Publication Date: 2012-11-01
Practice the CNA: Certified Nurse Assistant Practice Questions by Over 200 CNA practice questions, prepared by a dedicated team of exam experts, with detailed answer key, exam tips and multiple choice strategies! FULLY Updated December 2013! More questions added with expanded explanations, plus minor errors and typos fixed! Practice the CNA! will help you: Learn faster Practice with 2 complete practice question sets (over 200 questions) Increase your score with multiple choice strategies from exam experts Learn what you MUST do in the exam room Avoid common mistakes on a test Answer multiple choice questions strategically Exam questions written by Ph.D. Nurses and exam experts! Questions include: Basic Nursing Client Rights Daily Living Emotional Needs Mental Health Communication Skills Legal and Ethics Member of the Team Practice tests are a critical self-assessment tool that reveals your strengths and weaknesses, familiarize you with the exam format and types of questions, build your self confidence, and practice your exam time management. All of these can make a huge difference in your score! Practice Tests also reduce Test Anxiety, one of the main reasons for low marks on an exam. Written by a PhD Nurse with over 25 years experience. How to Take a Test - The Complete Guide - Let's face it: test-taking is really not easy! While some people seem to have the natural ability to know what to study, how to absorb and retain information, and how to stay calm enough while actually taking a test to earn a great score, most of us find taking tests to be sheer misery. This is one of the most important chapters! Here you will find out: How to Take a Test - The basics In the Test Room - What you MUST do Common Mistakes on a Test - And how to avoid them Mental Prep - How to psych yourself up for a test Why not do everything you can to get the best score on the CNA?
Publication Date: 2012-10-19