Workbook for Mosby's Textbook for the Home Care Aide , 3rd Edition

Author
By Joan M. Birchenall, RN, MEd and Eileen Streight, RN, BSN
ISBN
9780323084390
Publication Date
04-10-2012
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  • Answers are included to help students study independently.
  • The Skills Competency Checklist Record allows students to track their overall performance.
  • Use this workbook to review the knowledge required by home care aides and practice the procedures you'll be performing as a home care aide! Corresponding to the chapters in Mosby's Textbook for the Home Care Aide, 3rd Edition, this practical study tool helps you understand and apply the material with fun activities and a step-by-step checklist for each procedure in the textbook. Written by home care experts Joan Birchenall and Eileen Streight, this workbook prepares you for the many situations you may encounter as a home care aide.


    Key Features
    • Brief Situations in selected chapters help you apply the knowledge you have gained.
    • Creative activities make studying fun with games such as crossword puzzles, word-finds, word completions, interpretation of images, and indentifying incorrect items in images.
    • Activities including matching, completion, and true/false help you understand and remember the material.
    • Skills Competency Checklists allow you to practice each procedure in the textbook.
    • Answers are provided for all questions.
    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
    ISBN 9780323084390
    Author Informaiton By Joan M. Birchenall, RN, MEd, Trenton, NJ and Eileen Streight, RN, BSN, Hamilton, NJ
    Pp Authortext Birchenall & Streight
    New to this Edition
    • UPDATED content matches the latest information in Mosby's Textbook for the Home Care Aide.
    • NEW Evolve companion website includes an audio glossary and skills competency checklists.
    Table of Content

    QUESTIONS
    PART 1: Orientation to Home Care
    1. Learning about Home Care
    2. The Home Care Industry
    3. Developing Effective Communication Skills
    4. Understanding Your Client's Needs
    5. Understanding How the Body Works
    6. Observing, Reporting, Recording
    7. Working With the Ill and Disabled
    PART 2: Managing the Home Environment
    8. Maintaining a Safe Environment
    9. Maintaining a Healthy Environment
    10. Meeting the Client's Nutritional Needs
    PART 3: Home Care Procedures
    11. Preventing Infection/Medical Asepsis
    12. Body Mechanics
    13. Bedmaking
    14. Personal Care
    15. Elimination
    16. Collecting Specimens 
    17. Measuring Vital Signs
    18. Special Procedures
    PART 4: Meeting The Client's Special Needs
    19. Caring for Older Adults
    20. Caring for Mothers, Infants, and Children
    21. Caring for Clients with Mental Illness
    22. Caring for Clients with Illnesses Requiring Home Care
    23. Caring for the Dying Client
    24. Emergencies
    PART 5: Professional Skills
    25. Getting a Job and Keeping It

    ANSWERS
    PART 1: Orientation to Home Care
    1. Learning about Home Care
    2. The Home Care Industry
    3. Developing Effective Communication Skills
    4. Understanding Your Client's Needs
    5. Understanding How the Body Works
    6. Observing, Reporting, Recording
    7. Working With the Ill and Disabled
    PART 2: Managing the Home Environment
    8. Maintaining A Safe Environment
    9. Maintaining a Healthy Environment
    10. Meeting the Client's Nutritional Needs
    PART 3: Home Care Procedures
    11. Preventing Infection/Medical Asepsis
    12. Body Mechanics
    13. Bedmaking
    14. Personal Care
    15. Elimination
    16. Collecting Specimens 
    17. Measuring Vital Signs
    18. Special Procedures
    PART 4: Meeting The Client's Special Needs
    19. Caring for Older Adults
    20. Caring for Mothers, Infants, and Children
    21. Caring for Clients with Mental Illness
    22. Caring for Clients with Illnesses Requiring Home Care
    23. Caring for the Dying Client
    24. Emergencies
    PART 5: Professional Skills
    25. Getting a Job and Keeping It
    SKILLS COMPETENCY CHECKLISTS
    SKILLS COMPETENCY CHECKLISTS RECORD

    E-SBN 9780323171946
    Imprint Mosby
    Publication Date 04-10-2012
    Pages 258
    Trim 276 x 216 (8 1/2 x 10 7/8)
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