Nursing Assistant, A Nursing Process Approach

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Author: Barbara Hegner; Barbara Acello; Esther Caldwell
Edition: 010
Product Type: Book w/Multimedia (CD, DVD or Electronic)
ISBN 13: 9781418066079
ISBN 10: 1418066079
Copyright: 2008

Price: $137.95

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Learn to become a certified nursing assistant qualified for the acute care, home care, and long-term care settings with this proven learning solution. Nursing Assistant: A Nursing Process Approach is your competency-based resource for the latest trends and practices in nursing assistant education. With more than 160 procedures presented in a step-by-step format and over 1,000 photos and drawings to illustrate key skills, you will see why this book is the leader in nursing assistant education.


  • Unit on care of bariatric clients promotes client and worker safety
  • Focus on ergonomics includes OSHA algorithms for patient handling and movement
  • Expanded coverage of mechanical ventilation, spinal surgery, radiation therapy, and brachytherapy
  • StudyWare CD-ROM features quizzes and games for each Unit, plus case studies designed to stimulate critical thinking
  • Guidelines feature highlights important steps and considerations for specific care situations
  • Alerts highlight urgent information on Infection Control, Safety, Culture, Working with Difficult Patients, OSHA, Communication, Age-appropriate Care, and Legal Implications
  • Unit Reviews and Nursing Assistant Challenge test and reinforce your skills

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