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The Nursing Assistant

By: Dr. Sue C. Roe
ISBN: 978-1-63563-605-5
Format: Hardcover
Copyright: 2020
Subject: Nursing Assisting
Description
The Nursing Assistant: Essentials of Holistic Care teaches the knowledge and skills needed to become a nursing assistant. With this text's sharp focus on holistic care, students will learn how to perform the procedures required of nursing assistants while integrating and considering patients' and residents' bodies, minds, and spirits. The rich and visual, step-by-step procedures in this book illustrate techniques necessary to work in a variety of healthcare settings, including long-term and acute care.
  • Holistic care is at the center of this book's approach to nursing assisting. This innovative approach is illustrated in the Providing Holistic Care Framework and embodies the meaning of holistic care, communicating the importance of meeting the needs of the whole person—body, mind, and spirit.
  • Comprehensive procedures introduce techniques for properly executing the responsibilities of a nursing assistant. Using easy-to-follow instructions, professional photographs, and detailed illustrations, these procedures provide important information for the certification competency examination.
  • Practice test questions, similar to those found on the certification competency examination, are found at the end of each chapter. These questions are accompanied by numerous reinforcement, critical thinking, and application activities and provide an opportunity for students to prepare for the certification competency examination. Practice questions are also available in the Study Guide and instructor's presentations for PowerPoint.
  • Each chapter is broken into sections, making it easy to assign manageable chunks and create lessons that introduce and reinforce content for maximum understanding. Review questions at the end of each section also reinforce material to solidify student learning.
  • Professional videos demonstrating procedures are available on the Online Learning Suite that accompanies this text. These videos help students visualize the steps they must master for the certification competency examination.
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Text-Hardcover 861 978-1-63563-605-5 $66.64
The Nursing Assistant: Essentials of Holistic Care teaches the knowledge and skills needed to become a nursing assistant. With this text's sharp focus on holistic care, students will learn how to perform the procedures required of nursing assistants while integrating and considering patients' and residents' bodies, minds, and spirits. The rich and visual, step-by-step procedures in this book illustrate techniques necessary to work in a variety of healthcare settings, including long-term and acute care.
  • Holistic care is at the center of this book's approach to nursing assisting. This innovative approach is illustrated in the Providing Holistic Care Framework and embodies the meaning of holistic care, communicating the importance of meeting the needs of the whole person—body, mind, and spirit.
  • Comprehensive procedures introduce techniques for properly executing the responsibilities of a nursing assistant. Using easy-to-follow instructions, professional photographs, and detailed illustrations, these procedures provide important information for the certification competency examination.
  • Practice test questions, similar to those found on the certification competency examination, are found at the end of each chapter. These questions are accompanied by numerous reinforcement, critical thinking, and application activities and provide an opportunity for students to prepare for the certification competency examination. Practice questions are also available in the Study Guide and instructor's presentations for PowerPoint.
  • Each chapter is broken into sections, making it easy to assign manageable chunks and create lessons that introduce and reinforce content for maximum understanding. Review questions at the end of each section also reinforce material to solidify student learning.
  • Professional videos demonstrating procedures are available on the Online Learning Suite that accompanies this text. These videos help students visualize the steps they must master for the certification competency examination.
Text-Softcover 861 978-1-61960-974-7 $66.64
The Nursing Assistant: Essentials of Holistic Care teaches the knowledge and skills you need to become a nursing assistant. With a sharp focus on holistic care, this text will guide you in performing the procedures required of nursing assistants while integrating and considering patients' and residents' bodies, minds, and spirits. Through rich and visual, step-by-step procedures, you will learn the techniques necessary to work in a variety of healthcare settings, including long-term and acute care.
  • Holistic care is at the center of this book's approach to nursing assisting. This innovative approach is illustrated in the Providing Holistic Care Framework, which embodies the meaning of holistic care and communicates the importance of meeting the needs of the whole person—body, mind, and spirit.
  • Comprehensive procedures outline techniques for properly executing the responsibilities of a nursing assistant. With easy-to-follow instructions, professional photographs, and detailed illustrations, these procedures provide important information for the certification competency examination.
  • Practice test questions, similar to those found on the certification competency examination, can be completed at the end of each chapter. These questions are accompanied by numerous reinforcement, critical thinking, and application activities and provide an opportunity to prepare for the certification competency examination. Practice questions are also available in the Study Guide and instructors presentations for PowerPoint.
  • Each chapter is divided into sections, making it easy to review content in manageable chunks for maximum understanding. Review questions at the end of each section help reinforce the material to solidify your learning.
  • Professional videos demonstrating procedures are available on EduHub. After viewing these videos, you will be better able to visualize the procedural steps you must master for the certification competency examination.
EduHub, 1yr. Student Access Key Code 978-1-63563-764-9 $66.64
EduHub offers an online collection of eBook content, interactive practice, and test preparation. Additionally, students have the ability to view and submit assessments, track personal performance, and view feedback via the Student Report option.

STUDENT ALERT--this is an Instructor led course, you will need a Class Code, provided by your instructor, to register for this product. Course durations vary; course content may be available up to one year.
Bundle (Text + EduHub, 1yr. Student Access Key Code) 978-1-63563-766-3 $80.00
Bundle includes a copy of the Printed Text and EduHub, Student Access Key Code.
Online Learning Suite, 6yr. Classroom Subscription (min. 15) 978-1-61960-976-1 $76.64
The Online Learning Suite offers a complete learning package that is accessible through any Internet-enabled device, including computers, smartphones, and tablets. Students can study in the classroom or on the go: whenever or wherever it is most convenient.

Instructional materials included are:

Online Textbook
All content from the print textbook is included with exact page reproductions to ensure that students do not miss any important information or illustrations. Navigation is easy with a linked table of contents, and the search function helps students to easily find information.

Reflection and Practice
Activities that correspond to textbook content are readily available and provide a means of attracting student attention while increasing comprehension and retention of key concepts. Vocabulary games and e-flash cards are examples of the included content.

Online Study Guide
This is an exact reproduction of the printed workbook with features that provide options to meet classroom needs. Pages can be printed on demand for assignment, or students can complete their assignments online using embedded form fields and then print or e-mail the results for grading.

Nursing Videos
The Nursing Assistant Video Clip Library
contains 24 video clips. High-quality video footage and crisp narrations enable visual learners and struggling readers to clearly understand the content.
Bundle (Text + Online Learning Suite, 6yr. Classroom Subscription) (min. 15) 978-1-61960-982-2 $99.96
Bundle includes a copy of the Student Textbook and Online Learning Suite 6yr. Classroom Subscription. Minimum quantity of 15 must be purchased.
Common Cartridge, 1yr. Individual Access Key Code 978-1-63563-894-3 $66.64 *

Integrate Goodheart-Willcox content within your Learning Management System for a seamless user experience for both you and your students. LMS-ready content in Common Cartridge format facilitates single sign-on integration and gives you control of student enrollment and student data. With a Common Cartridge integration, you can access the LMS features and tools you are accustomed to using and G-W course resources in one convenient location—your LMS.

When you incorporate G-W content into your courses via Common Cartridge, you have the flexibility to customize and structure the content to meet the educational needs of your students. You may also choose to add your own content to the course.

Students purchase their Individual Access Key Code packets from the school bookstore. After accessing their course via your LMS, the student simply enters their Access Key Code for instant access to all student content.

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CONTENT

  • Online Textbook
  • Video Clip Library (24 video clips, include narrations and closed captioning)
  • Vocabulary Activities (E-Flash Cards, Matching Activities, Vocabulary Games)
  • Review and Assessment (HTML form fields)
  • Reflective Journals (PDFs with Form Fields)
  • Preparing for the Certification Competency Examination (HTML form fields)
  • Online Workbook (PDFs with digital form fields)
  • Procedural Checklists (PDFs with Form Fields)
  • Practice Certification Competency Examinations (PDFs with Form Fields)

INSTRUCTOR RESOURCES

  • Online Instructor Resources provide access to the instructor support materials used most, all in one convenient location. Resource materials include the Instructor's Materials and Lesson Plans. Chapter resource content includes Textbook Answer Keys, Study Guide Answer Keys, Lesson Plans, Chapter Outlines, Providing Holistic Care Framework, and Presentations for PowerPoint®. Assessment Software & Question Pools includes the Respondus Test Bank Network, ExamView® Assessment Suite v11 Software, and Question Pools for Other Learning Management Systems. Files are provided in various formats (PDF, DOCX, PPSX, PPTX, and ZIP). These types of files will require compatible programs.
Common Cartridge, Individual Subscription 978-1-63563-765-6 $76.64 *

Integrate Goodheart-Willcox content within your Learning Management System for a seamless user experience for both you and your students. LMS-ready content in Common Cartridge format facilitates single sign-on integration and gives you control of student enrollment and student data. With a Common Cartridge integration, you can access the LMS features and tools you are accustomed to using and G-W course resources in one convenient location—your LMS.

When you incorporate G-W content into your courses via Common Cartridge, you have the flexibility to customize and structure the content to meet the educational needs of your students. You may also choose to add your own content to the course.

Students log into your LMS and access their course. They then select an activation link on their first visit for instant access to all student content.

Ready to purchase or receive a quote? Submit your request here!

CONTENT

  • Online Textbook
  • Video Clip Library (24 video clips, include narrations and closed captioning)
  • Vocabulary Activities (E-Flash Cards, Matching Activities, Vocabulary Games)
  • Review and Assessment (HTML form fields)
  • Reflective Journals (PDFs with Form Fields)
  • Preparing for the Certification Competency Examination (HTML form fields)
  • Online Workbook (PDFs with digital form fields)
  • Procedural Checklists (PDFs with Form Fields)
  • Practice Certification Competency Examinations (PDFs with Form Fields)

INSTRUCTOR RESOURCES

  • Online Instructor Resources provide access to the instructor support materials used most, all in one convenient location. Resource materials include the Instructor's Materials and Lesson Plans. Chapter resource content includes Textbook Answer Keys, Study Guide Answer Keys, Lesson Plans, Chapter Outlines, Providing Holistic Care Framework, and Presentations for PowerPoint®. Assessment Software & Question Pools includes the Respondus Test Bank Network, ExamView® Assessment Suite v11 Software, and Question Pools for Other Learning Management Systems. Files are provided in various formats (PDF, DOCX, PPSX, PPTX, and ZIP). These types of files will require compatible programs.
Bundle (Text + Common Cartridge, 1yr. Individual Access Key Code) 978-1-63563-910-0 $80.00 *
Bundle includes Print Text and Common Cartridge access key code.
Study Guide 978-1-61960-977-8 $25.28
Organized to follow the textbook on a chapter-by-chapter basis, the Study Guides provides questions to help the student review the material presented in the chapter. This supplement is a consumable resource, designed with perforated pages so that a given chapter can be removed and turned in for grading or checking.
Online Instructor Resources, 6yr. Individual Subscription 978-1-61960-996-9 $528.00 *
The Online Instructor Resources 6yr. Subscription provides 6 years of individual access to the classroom materials used most—all in one convenient location. This provides instructor access to the online textbook, study guide, answer keys, lesson plans, presentations for PowerPoint®, ExamView® Assessment Suite software, Respondus Test Bank Network access with question banks, and question pools in additional formats.

Ready to preview or receive a quote? Submit your request here!
Video Clip Library, 1yr. Classroom Subscription 978-1-63563-468-6 $200.00 *
Step-by-step videos of procedures demonstrate the tasks nursing assistants will need to master and perform for the certification and competency examination.
EduHub, Instructor Access 978-1-63563-763-2 $160.00 *

For instructors, EduHub provides a turnkey, fully integrated solution with course management tools to deliver content, assessments, and feedback to students quickly and efficiently. The integrated approach results in improved student outcomes and instructor flexibility. Instructor access includes student and instructor content.

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CONTENT

  • Reflowable eBook works well on all devices. Includes interactive features including text-to-speech, highlighting, and note-taking capabilities.
  • Procedure Videos (24 video clips, include narrations and closed captioning)
  • Reflection and Practice (E-Flash Cards, Matching Activities, Vocabulary Games, Reflective Journals)
  • Instructor led eAssignments
    • eBook Activities (end of section and end of chapter textbook questions)
    • Study Guide Activities
    • Assessments
  • Lesson plans, answer keys, and presentations for PowerPoint® are included within the Instructor Resources.
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Table of Contents

Part 1 The Nursing Assistant—Roles and Responsibilities
1. The Holistic Nursing Assistant
2. Understanding Healthcare
3. Legal and Ethical Practice
4. Working in Healthcare
5. Providing Holistic Nursing Care
Part 2 Health and Well-Being—Self-Care and Disease
6. Human Behavior and Development
7. Health and Wellness
8. The Healthy Body: Anatomy and Physiology
9. Diseases, Conditions, and Pain
Part 3 Holistic Communication and Cultural Humility
10. Communication and Caring
11. Appreciating Diversity
Part 4 Observing, Reporting, and Documenting
12. Planning, Observing, and Reporting Care
13. Records and Documentation
Part 5 Infections and Infection Prevention
14. Body Defenses and Infection
15. Infection Prevention and Control
Part 6 Safety and Mobility
16. Maintaining a Safe Environment and Practice
17. Promoting Mobility
Part 7 Obtaining Health Information
18. Vital Signs, Height, and Weight
19. Physical Examination and Specimen Collection
Part 8 Providing Personal Care
20. Creating a Safe, Restful Environment
21. Assisting with Personal Hygiene
Part 9 Nutrition, Fluid Balance, and Elimination
22. Healthy Eating and Nutritional Challenges
23. Hydration and Elimination
Part 10 Special Issues, Populations, and Emergency Care
24. Disabilities, Cognitive Disorders, and Mental and Emotional Health
25. Caring for Special Populations and Needs
26. Emergencies and Disasters
27. End-of-Life Care
Part 11 Taking the Next Steps
28. Certification, Employment, and Lifelong Learning
Look Inside
Text
g-wonlinetextbooks.com
Chapter 18 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Nursing)
Online Instructor Resources, 6yr. Individual Subscription
PPS
Chapter 18 (PPS, 4.50 MB)
Video Clip Library, 1yr. Classroom Subscription
Sample Video Clip
Ambulating with a Gait Belt (Sample Video Clip, 4:37)
Correlations
Arizona Correlation
California Correlation
Illinois Correlation
Iowa Correlation
South Dakota Correlation
Texas Correlation
Utah Correlation
About the Author(s)

Dr. Sue C. Roe - has taught and designed academic courses and training programs in nursing, allied health, and health administration for over 35 years at both public and private universities and colleges and using a variety of delivery formats. She is the executive editor of Wholistic Now!, an online newsletter focusing on holistic health, wellness, leadership, and education. Dr. Roe is also a co-leader for the Arizona Holistic Nurses chapter of the American Holistic Nurses Association. Dr. Roe is manager and a member of The Roe Group Enterprises, LLC, a resource for educational materials about holistic health. She has a doctorate in public administration, with an emphasis in administration and health policy. In addition, she completed graduate-level work in educational administration and instructional development. Dr. Roe has extensive experience in nursing and nursing education and holds master of science and bachelor of science degrees in nursing.