Nursing Assisting: Essentials for Long Term Care 2nd Edition
Barbara Acello
ISBN-13: 9781401827526 | ISBN-10: 1401827527
© 2005 | Published |  416  Pages
Previous Editions: 9780827384507

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The 2nd edition of Nursing Assisting: Essentials of Long Term Care is specifically designed to prepare readers to take the state certification exams. It presents basic resident care information for long-term care facilities emphasizing the realities of clinical practice while offering solutions to common problems encountered in the practice. This book meets the OBRA and CDC standards and emphasizes Infection Control in every chapter.

      • New infection control diagrams plus information on current infection control issues/trends
      • New! Bomb Threat Checklist
      • New section with figures on chair positioning
      • New chapter on Home Health Care
    For more information about these supplements, or to obtain them, contact your Learning Consultant

    • Instructor's Manual for Acello's Nursing Assisting: Essentials for Long Term Care, 2nd
      ISBN-10: 1401827535 | ISBN-13:9781401827533
      List Price = 28.95
      Course Syllabus, infection control overview, instructor resources, nursing assistant resources, answers to Review Questions in the book, classroom quizzes and answers, Comprehensive Examinations and answers, crossword puzzles and answers, master class forms and workbook problem answers.
      Computerized Testbank for Acello's Nursing Assisting: Essentials for Long Term Care, 2nd
      ISBN-10: 1401827543 | ISBN-13:9781401827540
      List Price = 175.95
      Includes: a database of questions and answers from which to build tests and quizzes for each chapter of the book.
      Workbook for Acello's Nursing Assisting: Essentials for Long Term Care, 2nd
      ISBN-10: 1401864945 | ISBN-13:9781401864941
      List Price = 50.95
      This workbook provides numerous activities based on the chapter content to help learners review, recall, and reinforce essential concepts in the nursing-assisting practice. The use of this workbook to enhance understanding helps the learner become more confident in his or her knowledge and skills. A variety of exercise formats are used to challenge learners, including labeling exercises, word searches, and crosswords.

    • As an independent nurse consultant and educator, Barbara Acello, MS, RN, has worked in long-term care for more than thirty-three years. In addition to owning and operating a school for nursing assistants, she helped to write and develop mandatory state curricula for nurse aides and EMTs. She has also written and/or contributed to approximately 60 textbooks, instructor guides, quick reference guides, and supplemental instructional material for healthcare personnel.

      During her nursing career, Ms. Acello has worked in eight states as a director of nursing, long-term care facility consultant, and educator.

      With a particular interest and expertise in the clinical geriatrics, Ms. Acello's subspecialties include resident safety, pain assessment and management, restraints, pressure ulcers, and infection control. She is committed to improving working conditions, education, and professionalism for personnel in the long-term care industry.