Higher Education

Homemaker Home Health Aide, 7th Edition

  • Suzann Balduzzi, RN, BSN, MSED Western Wisconsin Technical College
  • ISBN-10: 1133691501  |  ISBN-13: 9781133691501
  • 480 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 2005, 1998, 1994
  • © 2016 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $63.00
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About

Overview

HOMEMAKER HOME HEALTH AIDE, 7th Edition helps learners prepare for a meaningful career in the growing field of home health. Using a clear, supportive approach, the authors show how to care for a variety of sensitive client populations, from infants and the elderly to special needs and the terminally ill, and become a valued member of the home health care team. In addition to the topics of nutrition, safety, infection control, and bodily systems, the author imparts the practical skills involved in delivering high-quality personal care. Whether new to the industry or in need of a refresher, readers will find HOMEMAKER HOME HEALTH AIDE, 7th Edition a key resource for becoming caring, dedicated, and skilled paraprofessionals.

Features and Benefits

  • Web resources have been completely updated to offer quickly searchable resources at the click of a button.
  • Student-Focused Approach: Procedures are presented in an easy-to-learn, step-by-step format, along with drawings and photographs that illustrate each step.
  • Colorful Key Terms: Each unit highlights the essential industry terms and language home health aides use on the job, calling out terms in the text for easy reference.
  • Ample Review: Twenty-six units include hundreds of review questions to help students learn and retain content and prepare for state certification (where required).
  • Real-World Cases: Case studies at the end of each unit challenge future caregivers with realistic in-home scenarios while helping develop problem-solving skills.
  • Computerized Testbank: Now powered by Cognero the testbank: offers 1,300 questions and answers from the readings in the book, and from which to build tests and quizzes.

Table of Contents

SECTION 1: BECOMING A HOME HEALTH AIDE.
1. Home Health Services.
2. Home Health Aide Responsibilities and Legal Rights.
3. Developing Effective Communication Skills and Documentation.
4. Safety.
5. Homemaking Service.
SECTION 2: STAGES OF HUMAN DEVELOPMENT.
6. Infancy to Adolescence.
7. Early and Middle Adulthood
8. Older Adulthood.
SECTION 3: PREVENTING THE SPREAD OF INFECTIOUS DISEASE.
9. Infection Control.
SECTION 4: UNDERSTANDING HEALTH
10. From Wellness to Illness.
11. Mental Health.
SECTION 5: BODY SYSTEMS AND COMMON DISORDERS.
12. Digestion and Nutrition.
13. Elimination.
14. Integumentary System.
15. Musculoskeletal System: Arthritis, Body Mechanics, and Restorative Care.
16. Nervous System.
17. Circulatory System.
18. Respiratory System.
19. Reproductive System.
20. Endocrine System and Diabetes.
SECTION 6: CLIENTS REQUIRING SPECIAL CARE.
21. Caring for the Client who is Terminally Ill.
22. Caring for the Client with Alzheimer’s Disease.
23. Caring for the Client with Cancer.
SECTION 7: MATERNAL/INFANT CARE.
24. Maternal Care.
25. Infant Care.
SECTION 8: EMPLOYMENT.
26. Job-Seeking Skills.
Appendix A: Emergency Procedure Guidelines.
Appendix B: Prefixes and Suffixes Commonly Used in Medical Terminology.
Glossary.
Index.

What's New

  • Quiz Questions: End-of-unit review sections include a hundred review questions to test student knowledge and help prepare for state certification exams.
  • A revamped text design and art program includes updated photos to reflect today’s modern healthcare environment, including new photos using the mechanical and stand lifts. Updated illustrations throughout the book improve clarity and revamp the look and feel of the book.
  • Updated content dealing with electronic communication, infection control, current nutritional standards (MyPlate - Smart Choices) and privacy of client’s information.
  • More Instructor Resources: Access PowerPoint® lecture slides for each chapter, and instructor’s manual with teaching tips and strategies, course syllabus, unit lesson plans, class activities, case studies, additional review questions and answers, workbook solutions, sample quizzes, and a final exam.
  • Computerized Testbank: Now powered by Cognero, the testbank includes more than 1,300 questions and answers organized according to the 26 units in the book, to make testing and grading easier than ever.

Supplements

All supplements have been updated in coordination with the main title. Select the main title's "About" tab, then select "What's New" for updates specific to title's edition.

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Instructor Supplements

Instructor's Web Site  (ISBN-10: 1305504127 | ISBN-13: 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-10: 1305504143 | ISBN-13: 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-10: 1133691528 | ISBN-13: 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.

List Price = $45.95  | CengageBrain Price = $45.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $34.50

Student Supplements

Workbook  (ISBN-10: 1133691528 | ISBN-13: 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.

List Price = $45.95  | CengageBrain Price = $45.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $34.50

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Suzann Balduzzi, RN, BSN, MSED

Suzan Balduzzi is an experienced registered nurse and the former chairperson of the Nursing Assistant program at Western Wisconsin Technical College in LaCrosse, Wisconsin.