eBook The Long-Term Care Licensed Practical Nurse Field Guide, 1st Edition

  • Barbara Acello
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  • ISBN-10: 1615692657
  • ISBN-13: 9781615692651
  • DDC: 610.730693
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 504 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released November 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013
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Authors Laura Grey More, MSW, LCSW, and Barbara Acello, MS, RN, point out common medical conditions and high-risk signs and symptoms to guide clinical practice and provide practical strategies for resident care in line with long-term care facility regulations.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Role of the Long-Term Care LPN.
2: The Integumentary System.
3: The Respiratory System.
4: The Cardiovascular System.
5: The Neurological System.
6: The Gastrointestinal System.
7: The Musculoskeletal System.
8: The Genitourinary System.
9: The Endocrine System.
10: Legal Issues in Long-Term Care.
11: Regulatory Issues in Long-Term Care.
12: Admission.
13: Resident Rights.
14: Incidents and Accidents.
15: Restraints.
16: Infections.
17: Death and Dying.
18: Medication Management.
19: Restorative Nursing Programs.
20: Physician Orders.
Become a Certified LPN in Long-Term Care.
Glossary of Terms.
Common Abbreviations and Acronyms.
Chapter Quiz Answer Keys.

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Barbara Acello

Barbara Acello has worked in long-term care for more than four decades. Currently a nurse consultant and educator, she owns a school for nursing assistants, where she helped to write and develop mandatory state curricula for nurse aides and EMTs. She has also written and contributed to dozens of textbooks, instructor guides, quick reference guides, and supplemental instructional materials for health care personnel. Formerly a practicing nurse, Ms. Acello was also a director of nursing and a long-term care facility consultant. Her interests and expertise include clinical geriatrics, resident safety, pain assessment and management, restraints, pressure ulcers, and infection control. She is particularly committed to improving working conditions, education, and professionalism for personnel in the long-term care industry.