ERIC Number: ED120366
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: N/A
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Nursing Skills for Allied Health Services. Volume 2.
Wood, Lucile A., Ed.
Volume 2 of the two-volume textbook on nursing skills presents instructional materials (units 21-36) on nursing skills 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: (21) urine elimination; (22) bowel elimination; (23) collection of sputum and gastric specimens and care of the vomiting patient; (24) perineal care; (25) care of the patient with gastrointestinal tubes; (26) the cardinal signs (temperature, pulse, respiration, and blood pressure); (27) admission, transfer, and discharge; (28) care of the dying patient and postmortem care; (29) care of patients receiving oxygen therapy; (30) cardiopulmonary resuscitation; (31) assisting with procedures (heat and cold treatments, turning frames, and restraints; (32) application of bandages and binders; (33) preoperative care of a patient; (34) preparation of consents, releases, and incidents; (35) postoperative care of a patient; and (36) isolation technique (direct, reverse, and terminal disinfection). 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 006 226-229