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Hartman’s Nursing Assistant Care: The Basics, 6th Edition

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2022 Hartman’s Nursing Assistant Care: The Basics, 6th Edition
Hartman’s briefest nursing assistant training textbook—just 10 chapters—contains essential information for working in long-term care. Information is explained in everyday language, with a focus on helping students pass the certification exam.

Many new full-color photographs and illustrations reinforce the content. This textbook contains the following:
 Material organized by body system—this includes each system’s structure and function, normal changes of aging, how the nursing assistant can help with normal aging changes, observing and reporting, and common diseases and care guidelines
 Issues relating to Residents’ Rights and person-centered care emphasized throughout in special boxes
 Up-to-date, comprehensive material about infection prevention, including care guidelines for COVID-19 in the long-term care setting
 New information about electronic documentation
 Expanded and reorganized mental health disorder coverage, including new terminology and categories
 Updated information about hypertension and a new skill for measuring blood pressure electronically
 Comprehensive nutrition information, including MyPlate material, updated special diets section, feeding techniques, and information from the International Dysphagia Diet Standardisation Initiative (IDDSI) on thickened liquids and texture-modified foods
 Current information about legal issues, such as HIPAA and advance directives
 Many new website resources throughout and a comprehensive community resources box
 Significant testing section for instructors, including 10 chapters exams, 2 final exams, a critical thinking exam, a practice exam for the certification test, and a new, general comprehensive exam
 A table of procedures, common abbreviations list, and a glossary

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ISBN: 978-1-60425-141-8

© 2022 by Hartman Publishing, Inc.


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