Conditions of Use
Very in-depth and easily assimilated, progressive material for an entry level program leading to obtaining state board of licensing certification. read more
Very in-depth and easily assimilated, progressive material for an entry level program leading to obtaining state board of licensing certification.
Information is totally accurate and relative to acquiring certification for NA students.
Currently up to date information.
Will not be easily outdated unless research dictates.
Easy to understand with the Learning Activities Quizzes, Glossary and Utube videos for promoting an easily to understand progressive format.,
Each section has clear learning objectives delivered utilizing a clearly understood formal carried out in each section.
Easy, concise reading. Written to present one concept at a time, not requiring rereading to understand the content.
The overview at the beginning chapters integrates basic healthcare concept, definitions, and flows throughly toward the end skills. Promotes a holistic understanding of the NA material..
Navigation is easily executed. Starts with important healthcare definitions and builds throughout each chapter to achieve a comprehensive, relevant NA teaching text.
No grammatical errors noted.
Cultural references are timeless.
Teaching Nursing Students at a Community College, I would clearly use this as a basis for a program leading to Nursing Assistant certification.
The books covered most of the important fields in nursing assistance, but still missing some of the wound care, intravenous line, and care of mentally debilitated patients, video presentation with a simulation patient(dummy)is very informative and... read more
The books covered most of the important fields in nursing assistance, but still missing some of the wound care, intravenous line, and care of mentally debilitated patients, video presentation with a simulation patient(dummy)is very informative and helpful to understand different techniques used for patients care in the hospital setting.
content is accurate and relevant, with emphasis on how to implement the different techniques in patient care.
The material is up-to-date and straightforward, easy to understand and relevant with the topics.
simple and easy terms used that are familiar to students especially if students already have medical terminology class.
it's consistent with medical terminologies which frequently used in medical settings.
should be easily reorganized at different points with associated videos presentation.
topics are organized and logical.
no significant interface issue.
I didn't find any grammatical errors.
Because it is used in the simulation so it is not culturally insensitive or offensive at all.
Table of Contents
- Foundational Concepts
I. Chapter 1: Communicate Professionally Within a Health Care Setting
II. Chapter 2: Demonstrate Professionalism in the Workplace
III. Chapter 3: Maintain a Safe Health Care Environment
IV. Chapter 4: Adhere to Principles of Infection Control
V. Chapter 5: Provide for Personal Care Needs of Clients
VI. Chapter 6: Provide for Basic Nursing Care Needs
VII. Chapter 7: Demonstrate Reporting and Documentation of Client Data
VIII. Chapter 8: Utilize Principles of Mobility to Assist Clients
IX. Chapter 9: Promote Independence Through Rehabilitation/Restorative Care
X. Chapter 10: Provide Care for Clients Experiencing Acute and Chronic Health Conditions
XI. Chapter 11: Apply Knowledge of Body Systems to Client Care
About the Book
Chippewa Valley Technical College is pleased to announce the release of the Nursing Assistant OER textbook with CC BY licensing. This book was developed for use in Nursing Assistant courses with funding from the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF). It contains remixed content from Open RN textbooks and other OER sources as well as new content. Chapters contain interactive learning activities and videos of instructor skills demonstrations.
About the Contributors
Myra Sandquist Reuter, MA, RN