Hartman's Nursing Assistant Care: Long-Term Care, 4th Edition

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$60.00

Hartman Publishing’s most comprehensive nursing assistant training textbook includes information about long-term care, as well as some material about subacute and acute care. This newly updated edition contains the following:

  • In-depth information on resident rights and special boxes throughout that teach ways to promote independence and prevent abuse and neglect
  • New information on person-centered care, which is emphasized throughout the textbook
  • Up-to-date, comprehensive material on infection prevention
  • Many new photos and more website resources
  • Material on anatomy and physiology with an emphasis on normal changes of aging and observing and reporting
  • Updated nutrition information on MyPlate, special diets, and feeding techniques
  • Current information on legal issues, such as HIPAA, the Patient Self-Determination Act, the Elder Justice Act, and advance directives and related medical orders (such as POLST)
  • 1 chapter containing subacute and acute care information, including preoperative and postoperative care, as well as mechanical ventilation, chest tubes, and artificial airways
  • Chapter-ending material which develops critical thinking, as well as tests the chapter
  • Significantly expanded testing section available to instructors, including 48 chapter exams (two sets of exams for each chapter), two final exams, and a critical thinking exam, along with a practice exam for students taking the certification test
  • A table of procedures, common abbreviations list, a special appendix with a math review, and a glossary

 

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