Prentice Hall Health Question and Answer Review for Home Care Aide

Prentice Hall Health Question and Answer Review for Home Care Aide

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For basic training courses in Homemaker/Home Health Aide/Home Care Aide.Designed to prepare Home Care Aides for the National Association for Home Care's (NAHC) written national certification exam, this manual addresses the unique content needs of the home care aide and supplies basic training information required for all unlicensed assistive personnel.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 216 pages
  • 210.3 x 276.1 x 17.5mm | 736.52g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0130131423
  • 9780130131423

Table of contents

I. HOME CARE AIDE SERVICES: WORKING WITH VARIOUS PATIENT POPULATIONS. 1. Communication, Observation, and Rights. 2. Patient Populations. 3. Basic Needs and Body Systems. 4. Mental Health and Mental Illness. 5. Death and Dying. II. PRACTICAL KNWOLEDGE AND SKILLS IN HOME MANAGEMENT. 6. Infection Control. 7. Clean, Safe and Healthy Environment. 8. Nutrition and Fluids. III. PRACTICAL KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS IN PERSONAL CARE. 9. Vital Signs. 10. Elements of Body Function. 11. Emergencies. 12. Personal Hygiene and Grooming. 13. Transfers and Ambulation. 14. Range of Motion and Positioning. 15. Medications. 16. Simple Procedures. 17. Practice Exam. Index.show more

About Williams

MAUREEN A. WILLIAMS, Med., R.N., C, is Manager of Staff Development for Hospice and Palliative Care of Metropolitan Washington, Inc. She has served as a NAHC accreditation program surveyor, senior research associate, clinical educator, and curriculum consultant. She has published numerous monographs and journal articles, and has presented at numerous home care conferences. She has been educating home care aides since 1992.show more