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ERIC Number: ED120364
Record Type: RIE
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Pages: 401
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Nursing Skills for Allied Health Services. Volume 1.
Wood, Lucile A., Ed.
Volume 1 of the two-volume textbook on nursing skills presents instructional materials (units 1-20) based on 184 activities designated by the Allied Health Professions Projects national survey as those which are accomplished by all levels of nursing. Unit titles are: (1) the health worker and the law; (2) introduction to ethics in the healing arts; (3) environment and the patient; (4) guidelines for performance of nursing skills; (5-6) body alignment, balance, and movement for health workers, parts 1 and 2; (7) introduction to charting; (8) handwashing technique for medical asepsis; (9) making hospital beds; (10) assisting the patient to dress and undress; (11) baths; (12) care of the hair; (13) special skin care; (14) patient movement and ambulation; (15) mechanical aids for ambulation and movement; (16) positioning the bed patient; (17) assisting with nutrition; (18) fluid intake and output; (19) observing intravenous therapy; and (20) assisting with spiritual care. Each unit includes: student directions, performance objectives, vocabulary, pre- and posttests, performance tests and checklists, and illustrated instructional materials. Materials are adaptable for on-the-job training through the associate degree in nursing, as well as adult education and staff development programs. (Author/EC)
W. B. Saunders Company, West Washington Square, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19105 (Set of 2 volumes, $10.00)
Publication Type: Books
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Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: California Univ., Los Angeles. Div. of Vocational Education.
Note: For related documents, see CE 006 227-229