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Hartman’s Nursing Assistant Care: The Basics, 4th Edition

by Hartman Publishing and Jetta Fuzy, RN, MS


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Our 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 emphasized throughout in special boxes
  • New information on person-centered care and culture change
  • Up-to-date, comprehensive material on infection prevention
  • Many new website resources throughout and a comprehensive community resources box
  • More information on mental illness
  • A skill for emptying the catheter drainage bag
  • Updated nutrition information on MyPlate, special diets, and feeding techniques
  • Current information on legal issues, such as HIPAA
  • Significantly expanded testing section available to instructors, including 10 chapters exams, two final exams, and a critical thinking exam, along with a practice exam for students taking the certification test
  • A table of procedures, common abbreviations list, and a glossary

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Workbook

for Hartman’s Nursing Assistant Care: The Basics

The workbook is affordable! Often it’s half the cost of competing workbooks.

Because the workbook is designed to help students review what they have learned from reading the textbook, it is organized around learning objectives, which work like a built-in study guide. Multiple choice, true/false, crosswords, word searches, critical thinking scenarios, and other activities test the student’s knowledge of each chapter.


Videos

Our skills videos help prepare students for their clinical skills testing. Upon adoption, we provide easy web access for instructors and their students—no codes, no extra charge, and no cutoff dates. For more information about Hartman’s new skill videos, please click here.


Instructor’s Guide

for Hartman’s Nursing Assistant Care: The Basics

The instructor’s guide to teaching from our textbook contains the following elements for every chapter: an overview of teaching strategies; page references for both the textbook and student workbook; teaching outlines for every learning objective; a chapter review which may contain case studies, role-playing scenarios, games, discussion questions, and chapter exams, two final exams, and a critical thinking exam that the instructor can modify to suit his or her needs. The instructor’s guide CD also contains PowerPoint slides, which include abbreviated outlines for each learning objective, as well as exams and care skills.


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ISBN: 978-1-60425-050-3
30.00 24.00 22.50 21.00
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ISBN: 978-1-60425-052-7
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