ERIC Number: ED221747
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: N/A
Health Occupations Curriculum. Skills for Nursing Assistant. Volume 3, Unit 8.
Arizona State Dept. of Education, Phoenix.
Part of a health occupations program, this instructional unit contains 13 learning modules for use in training nursing assistants. Covered in the modules are (1) making beds, bathing patients, and measuring intake and output; (2) body mechanics, moving and lifting patients, range of motion exercises, and caring for patients in casts or traction; (3) back rubs, hair and nail care, prevention and care of decubitis ulcers, applying heat and cold, and preparing patients for sleep and rest; (4) meal preparation and serving, enemas, rectal tube insertion, fecal impaction, collecting stool specimens, gastrointestinal intubation, and colostomy care; (5) intravenous therapy and observation for transfusion reaction; (6) oxygen therapy and sputum specimen collections; (7) Foley catheters, bladder irrigation, urine straining, specific gravity of urine measurement, collecting urine specimens, and urethal catheterization and closed drainage; (8) the endocrine system; (9) the reproductive system; (10) levels of consciousness; (11) pre- and postoperative nursing care, care of dressings, and using binders and bandages; (12) caring for dying patients; and (13) admission, discharge, and transfer. Each module contains a rationale, performance objectives, learning activities and answers, terminology, and a posttest. (MN)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Arizona State Dept. of Education, Phoenix.