The Nursing Assistant SERIES

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Product ID: MED700
Media: DVD
Year: 2013-2014
Language: English
Tags: Nursing Assistant Skills
 
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The Nursing Assistant SERIES: Bedmaking

Overview:Making a bed is a simple, but important part of providing effective resident care. Not only does it feel good, but it helps to avoid problems such as pressure ulcers and the spread of infection [...]

Released in 2014

$149.00
 
The Nursing Assistant SERIES: Caring for Residents with Dignity and Respect

Overview: Frontline caregivers play an essential role in providing comfort and care to frail, elderly residents. Being treated with dignity and respect is a basic right of all residents. It is a right [...]

Released in 2014

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The Nursing Assistant SERIES: Communication with Residents and their Families

Overview: For newly admitted residents, adjusting to life in a nursing home is often difficult. Communicating in a warm and friendly manner can help ease a residents sense of isolation. The foundation [...]

Released in 2014

$142.00
 
The Nursing Assistant SERIES: Dementia Care, Part 1

Overview: Dementia is a brain disorder resulting in memory loss and a decline in thinking abilities. Its a condition that is known to grow worse with time and is associated with changes in behavior and [...]

Released in 2014

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The Nursing Assistant SERIES: Dementia Care, Part 2

Overview: Dementia is a brain disorder involving the loss of memory and thinking abilities as well as physical functioning. As victims decline mentally, their ability to perform activities of daily [...]

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The Nursing Assistant SERIES: Dementia Care, Part 3

Overview: Understanding what triggers a certain behavior will put you in a better position to address the problem in a positive way. In some cases it may even allow you to prevent it from occurring. [...]

Released in 2014

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The Nursing Assistant SERIES: Documentation

OVERVIEW: Documentation serves as a legal record of the care received by a resident. As a result, it can be used in a court of law to prove if a resident received appropriate care that is in accordance [...]

Released in 2014

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The Nursing Assistant SERIES: Essential Elimination Skills

Overview:Specimen collection, measuring urinary output and assisting with elimination are all important skills a nursing assistant needs to develop to provide effective care. Not only do they assist [...]

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The Nursing Assistant SERIES: Fall Prevention

Overview: Falls are among the leading causes of nursing home survey deficiencies, fines, and lawsuits. For a frail, elderly resident, a fall may result in bone fractures such as a broken hip or head injury. [...]

Released in 2014

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The Nursing Assistant SERIES: Incontinence Care

Overview: Incontinence among residents is often the result of illness and some of the disabilities that can occur as an individual ages. Residents ability to control bowel and bladder function ranges [...]

Released in 2014

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The Nursing Assistant SERIES: Infection Control

Overview: Because of frail health and a declining immune system, many elderly residents are more susceptible to infections for example, urinary tract infections or respiratory infections such as colds [...]

Released in 2014

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The Nursing Assistant SERIES: Infection Control Skills

Overview:Because they are in direct and constant contact with those they care for, techniques for infection control are critical skills for nursing assistants to master. Learning and practicing effective [...]

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The Nursing Assistant SERIES: Measuring Vital Signs

Overview:Vital signs are measurements of essential bodily functions that indicate the general health of the body. Measurements of temperature, pulse, respiration, blood pressure and pain are routine [...]

Released in 2014

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The Nursing Assistant SERIES: Measuring Weight and Height

Overview:A person's height and weight can be important indicators of nutritional and health status. The process of measuring height and weight also offers you an opportunity to observe the general condition [...]

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The Nursing Assistant SERIES: Moving and Turning Skills

Overview:Those primarily confined to a bedwho can no longer change position and move easilyare not only less comfortable, but can have decreased blood circulation and are at risk for the development [...]

Released in 2013

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The Nursing Assistant SERIES: Nutrition and Hydration

Overview: A caregivers assistance and encouragement play an important role in helping residents receive adequate food and fluid intake. Federal regulations require that nursing homes provide appropriate [...]

Released in 2014

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The Nursing Assistant SERIES: Oral Care

Overview:Keeping a residents mouth, teeth, gums and tongue healthy is a vital component of maintaining the residents overall personal hygiene and good health. Poor mouth care can lead to tooth decay, [...]

Released in 2013

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The Nursing Assistant SERIES: Ostomy, Urinary Drainage, and Catheter Care

Overview:Many residents will have urinary catheters or ostomies. To provide proper care to these residents, nursing assistants must have specific knowledge and skills needed to provide care. This program [...]

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The Nursing Assistant SERIES: Pain Management

Overview: Pain can lead to depression, loss of appetite or a decline in the ability to perform activities of daily living. In some cases, pain may even place a resident at a higher risk for injuries, [...]

Released in 2014

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The Nursing Assistant SERIES: Personal Care Skills for the Care Provider

Overview:While a person's sense of dignity and self-worth are often related to feeling clean and well groomed, personal care and grooming are also important factors in maintaining health and controlling [...]

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The Nursing Assistant SERIES: Positioning Techniques

Overview:Proper body alignment not only allows patients and residents to feel more comfortable, but it is important to relieve strain, increase circulation, and prevent deformities and complications [...]

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The Nursing Assistant SERIES: Pressure Ulcer Prevention

Overview: Pressure ulcers are among the most commonly cited survey deficiencies and are also one of the leading causes of nursing home litigation. In some states, jury awards against facilities that [...]

Released in 2014

$149.00
 
The Nursing Assistant SERIES: Range of Motion Exercises

Overview:Maintaining the full range of joint motion for individuals immobilized for prolonged periods of time is an essential part of the recovery process and improving overall health. This requires [...]

Released in 2014

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The Nursing Assistant SERIES: Recognizing Abnormal Signs and Symptoms

Overview:Residents depend on the nursing assistants ability to recognize changes in behavior, appearance and abilities, and to report significant observations promptly and accurately. Observing for [...]

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The Nursing Assistant SERIES: Recognizing and Reporting Changes in a Residents Physical Condition

Overview: Recognizing and reporting changes in a residents physical condition, such as loss of appetite or skin breakdown, is the key to preventing a potential problem from becoming worse. Because nurse [...]

Released in 2014

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The Nursing Assistant SERIES: Recognizing Reporting Changes in a Residents Mental Condition

Overview: Being alert to mental changes and reporting them is an important part of a frontline caregivers responsibilities. Mental changes may signal an immediate threat to a residents health or well-being. [...]

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The Nursing Assistant SERIES: Resident Rights

Overview:Maintaining the full range of joint motion for individuals immobilized for prolonged periods of time is an essential part of the recovery process and improving overall health. This requires [...]

Released in 2014

$149.00
 
The Nursing Assistant SERIES: Safe Transfer

Overview: Understanding how to transfer a resident safely can reduce the risk of falls and other accidents. In some cases, a mechanical lift should be used for the safe transfer of residents who are heavy [...]

Released in 2014

$149.00
 
The Nursing Assistant SERIES: Serving a Meal

Overview:Eating nutritious meals is an important and basic necessity for maintaining physical and emotional health. Some residents cannot feed themselves due to weakness, paralysis and other physical [...]

Released in 2014

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The Nursing Assistant SERIES: Techniques in Bathing: The Bed Bath

Overview:Because of its many benefits, providing a bed bath is an important skill nursing assistants need to master to provide competent care to residents. Bed baths are given to individuals who cannot [...]

Released in 2014

$149.00
 
The Nursing Assistant SERIES: Techniques in Bathing: Tub Bath, Shower, Shampoo and Perineal Care

Overview:For residents who can be transported, providing a tub bath or shower, along with shampooing and perineal care are important skills nursing assistants need to master. Routine bathing is essential [...]

Released in 2014

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The Nursing Assistant SERIES: Techniques in Toileting and Incontinent Care

Overview:Toileting is an important skill nursing assistants need to develop to provide sensitive and supportive care to individuals that lessens the embarrassment and discomfort of this important task. [...]

Released in 2013

$149.00
 
The Nursing Assistant SERIES: Transfer and Ambulation

OVERVIEW:   Overview:Care providers must often assist persons with impaired mobility to walk, move to wheelchairs, toilets and beds. But to protect yourself and those you are providing care [...]

Released in 2013

$149.00
 
The Nursing Assistant SERIES: Understanding Abuse and Neglect

Overview: Frail health and mental impairments can leave a nursing home resident powerless against abusive behavior and neglect. Situations in which residents are physically or emotionally mistreated usually [...]

Released in 2014

$149.00
 
The Nursing Assistant SERIES: Understanding Caring for Residents with Depression

Overview: Research shows that depression among nursing homes residents is under-recognized and under-treated. According to the American Psychiatric Association, depression is a serious medical illness [...]

Released in 2014

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The Nursing Assistant SERIES: Understanding Skin Breakdown

Overview: For a frail, elderly nursing home resident, skin breakdown may lead to illness and depression. If a pressure ulcer develops, it places the resident at a higher risk for infections, and in some [...]

Released in 2014

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The Nursing Assistant SERIES: Wandering and Elopement

Overview: Wandering is a behavior commonly found among nursing home residents with dementia. Wandering is often a sign that a resident needs help. Open communication is a first step to finding an answer. [...]

Released in 2014

$149.00
 

 
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