The Nursing Assistant by JoLynn Pulliam
Acute, Sub-Acute, and Long-Term Care (4th Edition)

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This easy-to-understand, full-color book consists is known for its practical format, consiceness and economical price. It reflects the most recent practice requirements–including the latest Center for Disease Control (CDC) guidelines, OSHA mandates regarding infection control, OBRA training requirements and updates, and JCAHO age-specific considerations. The book highlights the essence of what it takes to be a nursing assistant in today's competitive healthcare environment. A five-part organization describes the role of the nursing assistant, covers the essential principle of safety, presents the knowledge and skills of basic nursing care, highlights the main duties and procedures of the nursing assistant, and explores more specialized job skills and abilities. This new edition includes an enhanced student CD complete with animations.   For nursing instructors and educators–a tool and text that can form the basis of any nursing assistant training program.  For professionals looking for a refresher book.

 

About JoLynn Pulliam

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Included in her more than 25 years experience in health care, "JoLynn Pulliam" has held positions in clinical practice and in hospital and nursing management; taught nursing in the Baccalaureate Nursing Program at Madonna University, Livonia, Michigan; published in the Journal of Nursing Administration; traveled nationally as a health care consultant; contributed to the publication of texts and workbooks for nursing assistants; functioned as a Nursing Education Specialist for registered nurses and nursing assistants at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital, Ann Arbor, Michigan; and worked as a home health care nurse. Currently, JoLynn is at St. Marl Mercy Hospital, a member of Trinity Health, in Livonia, Michigan. Her role includes hospital shift administration, nurse recruitment, Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Health Care Organizations (JCAHO) survey preparation, and activities that support the education of registered nurses and nursing assistants.
 
Published January 9, 2005 by Prentice Hall. 432 pages
Genres: Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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