ERIC Number: ED120364
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: N/A
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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)
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations, Allied Health Occupations Education, Curriculum Development, Health Services, Instructional Materials, Job Skills, Job Training, Learning Activities, Medical Education, Nurses, Nurses Aides, Nursing, Nursing Education, Performance Tests, Postsecondary Education, Practical Nursing, Pretests Posttests, Skill Development, Textbooks, Unit Plan
W. B. Saunders Company, West Washington Square, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19105 (Set of 2 volumes, $10.00)
Publication Type: Books
Education Level: N/A
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