Workbook for Fundamental Concepts and Skills for the Patient Care Technician, 2nd Edition

By Kimberly Townsend Little, PhD, RN, WHNP-BC, CNE
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  • Variety of exercises includes matching, multiple-choice, short answer, fill-in-the-blank, and true/false questions to reinforce and enhance your understanding.
  • Critical thinking activities help you develop clinical judgment and prepare for practice.
  • Procedure checklists make it easier to practice patient care skills.

Use this workbook to review and practice the skills performed by patient care technicians! The essential companion to Fundamental Concepts and Skills for the Patient Care Technician, 2nd Edition, this study guide uses a variety of exercises, activities, and review questions to help you get the most out of your textbook. Procedure checklists help you practice and gain confidence with the skills in the text, and critical thinking activities let you apply content to practice. It's the study tool you need to prepare for Patient Care Technician or Nursing Assistant Certification exams!

ISBN 9780323831284
Author Information By Kimberly Townsend, PhD, RN, Former Chair of the Graduate Nursing Program at Liberty University.
Table of Content

Unit 1: Introduction to Health Care

Ch. 1 Today's Health Care

Ch. 2 The Role of the Patient Care Technician

Ch. 3 Professionalism and Work Ethics

Ch. 4 Communicating with the Health Care Team

Unit 2: The Patient

Ch. 5 Understanding the Patient as a Person

Ch. 6 Patient Rights, Ethics and Laws

Ch. 7 Body Structure and Function/Growth and Development

Ch. 8 Pain Management, Comfort, Rest, and Sleep

Unit 3: Safety

Ch. 9 Asepsis and Infection Control

Ch. 10 Workplace Safety and Body Mechanics

Ch. 11 Patient Safety

Ch. 12 Moving, Positioning, and Preventing Falls

Ch. 13 Basic Emergency Care

Ch. 14 Medication Administration (NEW)

Unit 4: Patient Assessment

Ch. 15 Assisting with the Physical Examination

Ch. 165 Measuring and Recording Vital Signs

Ch. 17 Obtaining and Monitoring an Electrocardiogram

Unit 5: Patient Care and Comfort

Ch. 18 Assisting with Admissions and Discharge

Ch. 19 Bedmaking and Hygiene

Ch. 20 Assisting with Grooming

Ch. 21 Assisting with Nutrition and Fluids

Ch. 22 Assisting with Urinary Elimination

Ch. 23 Assisting with Bowel Elimination

Ch. 24 Assisting with Oxygen Needs

Unit 6: Blood and Specimen Collecting and Testing

Ch. 25 Blood Collecting and Processing

Ch. 26 Specimen Collecting and Testing

Unit 7: Surgery and Immobility

Ch. 27 Care of the Surgical Patient

Ch. 28 Heat and Cold Applications

Ch. 29 Care of Wounds and Pressure Ulcers

Ch. 30 Rehabilitative and Restorative Care

Unit 8: Special Care Concerns and Settings

Ch. 31 Care of Women and Children

Ch. 32 Caring for the Older Adult

Ch. 33 Caring for Patients with Mental Health Needs

Ch. 34 Caring for of the Patients with Chronic Conditions

Ch. 35 End-of-Life Care


発行日 22-08-2022
Pages 394
trim 276 x 216 (8 1/2 x 10 7/8)
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