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Lippincott's Textbook for the Personal Support Worker - Canada : A Humanistic  Approach to Caregiving - McGreer

Lippincott's Textbook for the Personal Support Worker - Canada

A Humanistic Approach to Caregiving

By: McGreer

Paperback Published: 1st November 2010
ISBN: 9781608311705
Number Of Pages: 912

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This book is a Canadian adaptation of Lippincott's Textbook for Nursing Assistants, retaining the book's direct, conversational writing style and emphasis on professionalism and humanism. This adaptation prepares students to work as Personal Support Workers (who may be designated by other titles, depending upon the province) in long-term, acute, and home health settings. The original text has been adapted to cover the Canadian healthcare system, discuss considerations for caring for native Canadian populations, and present SI units of measurement. Although each province has a slightly different scope of practice, care has been taken to address the most general, overriding issues of concern to all provinces. http://thepoint.lww.com/product/isbn/9781608311705

Unit 1 Introduction to Health Care * Chapter 1 The Canadian Health Care System * Chapter 2 The Personal Support Worker * Chapter 3 Professionalism and Job-Seeking Skills * Chapter 4 Legal and Ethical Issues * Chapter 5 Communication Skills * Chapter 6 Those We Care For Unit 2 Safety * Chapter 7 Communicable Disease and Infection Control * Chapter 8 Bloodborne and Airborne Pathogens * Chapter 9 Workplace Safety * Chapter 10 Patient and Resident Safety and Restraints * Chapter 11 Positioning, Lifting, and Transferring Patients and Residents * Chapter 12 Basic First Aid and Emergency Care Unit 3 Basic Patient and Resident Care * Chapter 13 The Patient or Resident Environment * Chapter 14 Admissions, Transfers, and Discharges * Chapter 15 Bedmaking * Chapter 16 Vital Signs, Height, and Weight * Chapter 17 Cleanliness and Hygiene * Chapter 18 Grooming * Chapter 19 Basic Nutrition * Chapter 20 Assisting With Urinary and Bowel Elimination Unit 4 Death and Dying * Chapter 21 Caring for People Who Are Terminally Ill * Chapter 22 Caring for People Who Are Dying Unit 5 Structure and Function of the Human Body * Chapter 23 Basic Body Structure and Function * Chapter 24 The Integumentary System * Chapter 25 The Musculoskeletal System * Chapter 26 The Respiratory System * Chapter 27 The Cardiovascular System * Chapter 28 The Nervous System * Chapter 29 The Sensory System * Chapter 30 The Endocrine System * Chapter 31 The Digestive System * Chapter 32 The Urinary System * Chapter 33 The Reproductive System Unit 6 Special Care Concerns * Chapter 34 Caring for People With Developmental Disabilities * Chapter 35 Caring for People With Mental Illness * Chapter 36 Caring for People With Dementia * Chapter 37 Caring for People With Cancer * Chapter 38 Caring for People With HIV/AIDS Unit 7 Acute Care * Chapter 39 Caring for Surgical Patients * Chapter 40 Caring for Mothers and Newborns * Chapter 41 Caring for Pediatric Patients Unit 8 Home Health Care * Chapter 42 Introduction to Home Health Care * Chapter 43 Safety and Infection Control in the Home Health Care Setting Appendix A Answers to the What Did You Learn? Exercises Appendix B Introduction to the Language of Health Care Glossary Index

ISBN: 9781608311705
ISBN-10: 1608311708
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 912
Published: 1st November 2010
Publisher: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 26.67 x 20.96  x 4.45
Weight (kg): 2.16
Edition Number: 1

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