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Homemaker Home Health Aide 6th Edition

Audree Spatz, MEd, BSN, RN, Suzann Balduzzi, RN, BSN, MSED

  • Published
  • Previous Editions 1998, 1994, 1990
  • 480 Pages

Overview

Homemaker/Home Health Aide, 6th Edition is a comprehensive resource designed for use in initial training programs for home health aides, and as a reference in required continuing education courses. The practical applications of procedures required by OBRA are included in each unit. This book is designed to train new individuals entering the field for the first time, and practicing home health aides to be caring, dedicated, and skilled paraprofessionals. The role of the home health aide as a valuable member of the health care team is emphasized. CD-Rom that Accompanies Homemaker Home Health Aide, 6E includes an Overview, Highlights and Summary for each unit, Flash Cards with vocabulary words, Quizzes and Quiz Score Reports.

Audree Spatz, MEd, BSN, RN, Ohio State University

Ohio State University

Suzann Balduzzi, RN, BSN, MSED, Western Wisconsin Technical College

Suzan Balduzzi is an experienced registered nurse and the former chairperson of the Nursing Assistant program at Western Wisconsin Technical College in LaCrosse, Wisconsin.
  • FREE Practice CD-ROM in the back of the book provides additional study materials including unit highlights and summaries, flashcards, and practice tests
  • Key terms in color within each unit emphasize essential language the home health aide needs to learn
  • Review questions test the learner�s comprehension of key information in the unit
  • Case studies with related questions at the end of each unit promote critical thinking
  • Procedures are presented in a step-by-step format, and are illustrated with photographs to assist the learner in understanding the various steps
SECTION 1: BECOMING A HOME HEALTH AIDE
Unit 1: Home Health Services
Unit 2: Home Health Aide Responsibilities and Legal Rights
Unit 3: Developing Effective Communication Skills and Documentation
Unit 4: Safety
Unit 5: Homemaking Service
SECTION 2: STAGES OF HUMAN DEVELOPMENT
Unit 6: Infancy to Adolescence
Unit 7: Early and middle Adulthood
Unit 8: Older Adulthood
SECTION 3: PREVENTING THE SPREAD OF INFECTIOUS DISEASE
Unit 9: Principles of Infection Control
SECTION 4: UNDERSTANDING HEALTH
Unit 10: From Wellness to Illness
Unit 11: Mental Health
SECTION 5: BODY SYSTEMS AND COMMON DISORDERS
Unit 12: Digestion and Nutrition
Unit 13: Elimination
Unit 14: Integumentary System
Unit 15: Musculoskeletal System: Arthritis, Body Mechanics, and Restorative Care
Unit 16: Nervous System
Unit 17: Circulatory System
Unit 18: Respiratory System
Unit 19: Reproductive System
Unit 20: Endocrine System and Diabetes
SECTION 6: CLIENTS REQUIRING SPECIAL CARE
Unit 21: Caring for the Client who is Terminally Ill
Unit 22: Caring for the Client with Alzheimer’s Disease
Unit 23: Caring for the Client with Cancer
SECTION 7: MATERNAL/INFANT CARE
Unit 24: Maternal Care
Unit 25: Infant Care
SECTION 8: EMPLOYMENT
Unit 26: Job-Seeking Skills
Appendices
Appendix A: Emergency Procedure Guidelines
Appendix B: Prefixes and Suffixes Commonly Used in Medical Terminology
Glossary
Index

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  • ISBN-10: 1133696007
  • ISBN-13: 9781133696001
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Cengage provides a range of supplements that are updated in coordination with the main title selection. For more information about these supplements, contact your Learning Consultant.

FOR INSTRUCTORS

Instructor's Web Site

ISBN: 9781305504127
The Instructor Companion Website commonly includes PowerPoint® presentations for each core textbook chapter, computerized test bank, instructor’s manual, and other text-specific resources. The instructor’s manual include teaching tips and strategies, a course syllabus, unit lesson plans, class activities, additional review questions, case studies with questions for discussion, quizzes and a final examination, answers to the textbook review questions and the case studies in the book, and answers to the review questions in the workbook.

Cengage Learning Testing, powered by Cognero Instant Access

ISBN: 9781305504141
Cengage Learning Testing Powered by Cognero is a flexible, online system that allows you to: author, edit, and manage test bank content from multiple Cengage Learning solutions, create multiple test versions in an instant, deliver tests from your LMS, your classroom or wherever you want.

Workbook

ISBN: 9781133691525
This workbook offers numerous exercises designed to review concepts presented in the book. STUDENT DESCRIPTION: This workbook offers numerous exercises designed to review concepts presented in the book, and help you become a valuable member of the home care team as a home health aide.

FOR STUDENTS

Workbook

ISBN: 9781133691525
This workbook offers numerous exercises designed to review concepts presented in the book. STUDENT DESCRIPTION: This workbook offers numerous exercises designed to review concepts presented in the book, and help you become a valuable member of the home care team as a home health aide.