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ASSISTING W/PATIENT CARE (W/CD) (P)

ASSISTING WITH PATIENT CARE (W/CD ONLY) (W/CD)

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Assisting with Patient Care addresses the expanded role of the Patient Care Technician (PCT) or Multi-Skilled Worker (MSW), covering all of the basic concepts and skills needed by nursing assistants, as well as the more advanced skills required by PCTs or MSWs. This comprehensive text is visually appealing, with its full-color design and abundance of photos and drawings. Its engaging writing style and 7th-grade reading level make it a favorite of students at all levels. Five new chapters and eight new procedures provide more comprehensive information on the nursing process, restraints, specimens, hearing and vision problems, and developmental disabilities.
  • Covers both basic nursing assistant roles and advanced skills for the patient care technician/multi-skilled worker.
  • Clear, 7th-grade reading level.
  • Step-by-step procedures detail skills and are divided into pre-, procedure, and post-procedure sections for easier learning.
  • Quality of Life sections in the procedures remind students to show respect for the person by performing simple courtesies such as knocking before entering the room, calling the person by name, and introducing self by name and title.
  • Caring about Culture boxes provide information to help students learn how to address various practices of specific cultures.
  • Delegation is discussed regarding the assistive personnel's responsibilities in accepting and performing assigned tasks.
  • Hundreds of large, full-color photos and drawings provide visual reinforcement of concepts and skills.
  • Learning Objectives for each chapter help students focus on information presented.
  • Key Terms with definitions help students understand chapter content.
  • Boxes and tables present material in concise, easy-to-locate format
  • Chapter Review Questions are a useful study guide found at the end of each chapter.
  • UNIQUE! Mosby's Nursing Assistant CD-ROM, bound in the text, includes 25 procedures with corresponding video clips & exercises, an audio glossary, and Body Spectrum - an electronic anatomy coloring book.
  • New Safety Alerts provide cautions and proper techniques for protecting both staff and patients.
  • New Delegation Guidelines detail the assistive personnel's (AP) responsibilities when accepting specific delegated tasks.
  • Focus On... boxes address the special needs of children, older persons, long-term care residents, and home care patients.
  • Icons in section headings alert students to associated procedure.
  • Five new chapters on Assisting With the Nursing Process, Restraint Alternatives and Safe Restraint Use, Collecting and Testing Specimens, Hearing and Vision Problems, and Developmental Disabilities provide expanded content grouped in logical, concise chapters.
  • Eight new procedures include Double Bagging, Transferring the Person from the Chair or Wheelchair to Bed, Transferring a Person to and from the Toilet, Changing a Leg Bag to a Drainage Bag, Preparing the Person for Meals, Measuring Height: The Person in Bed, Applying a Hot Pack, and Caring for Eyeglasses.
  • Highlights skills to alert students to skills that are part of the National Nurse Aide Assessment Program (NNAAPTM).
  • TEAS STUDY MANUAL

    ATI TEAS STUDY MANUAL

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    The official TEAS manual written by the creators of the TEAS exam. This study manual directly aligns with the TEAS exam, giving you the preparation you need to achieve the highest score possible. Features: - New! Features full-length practice exam with an expectancy table that helps determine how prepared you are to take the TEAS exam - New! More practice questions with detailed answer explanations at the end of each chapter - Comprehensive end-of-section (Mathematics, Science, English and English language usage) quizzes with detailed answer keys - Updated testing-taking tips and strategies - The TEAS study manual directly aligned with the ATI TEAS exam blueprint The ATI TEAS Manual is designed to work in conjunction with our other TEAS Exam prep products include ATI TEAS SmartPrep and the ATI TEAS Online Practice Assessments.
    AUTISM: TEACHING MAKES A DIFFERENCE

    AUTISM: TEACHING MAKES A DIFFERENCE

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    Engaging and reader-friendly, this text presents the vital material required by special educators to plan and implement effective programs that meet the needs of students with autism, specifically those who also have intellectual disabilities (ID). You'll find detailed information about evidence-based practices in the field of autism, beginning with an overview that discusses etiology, characteristics, diagnosis, and program considerations, followed by in-depth coverage of evidence-based teaching practices in a step-by-step format. The authors' optimistic viewpoint is grounded in the premise that applied behavior analytical interventions, if well planned and accurately implemented, will increase the potential for each student's independent functioning in integrated settings.
    AUTOMATION, PRODUCTION SYS & COMPUTER-INTEGRATED MANUFACTURING

    AUTOMATION, PRODUCTION SYS & COMPUTER-INTEGRATED MANUFACTURING

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    For advanced undergraduate/graduate-level courses in Automation, Production Systems, and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing. Provides the most up-to-date coverage of automated production systems Automation, Production Systems, and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing provides up-to-date coverage of production systems, how they are sometimes automated and computerized, and how they can be mathematically analyzed to obtain performance metrics. The text is designed primarily for engineering students at the advanced undergraduate or beginning graduate levels in industrial, mechanical, and manufacturing engineering. The book is also useful for practicing engineers and managers who wish to learn about automation and production systems technologies in modern manufacturing. This exploration of the technical and engineering aspects of automated production systems provides the most advanced, comprehensive, and balanced coverage of the subject of any text on the market. It covers all the major cutting-edge technologies of production automation and material handling, and how these technologies are used to construct modern manufacturing systems. The 5th Edition has consolidated and reorganized many of the topics, eliminated material that is no longer relevant, and revised end-of-chapter problems.
    BASIC CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS

    BASIC CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS

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    Basic Construction Methods, Eighth Edition, offers an in-depth introduction to the real-world application of some of the most fundamental materials used in construction today. This informative and practical text reflects the latest industry standards from ASTM and ACI and fully prepares students for entry into the construction industry or for further study in construction methods, specification writing, design methods, or related engineering programs. This new edition takes a renewed focus on sustainability, the environmental costs of materials production, and the ability to recycle construction materials.
    BASIC ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGY

    BASIC ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGY

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    The clear, up-to-date, practical, visual, application-focused introduction to modern environmental technology. Now fully updated, Basic Environmental Technology, Sixth Edition emphasizes applications while presenting fundamental concepts in clear, simple language. It covers a broad range of environmental topics clearly and thoroughly, giving students a solid foundation for further study and workplace success. This edition adds new coverage of environmental sustainability, integrated water management, low impact development, green building design, advanced water purification, dual water systems, new pipeline materials, hydraulic fracturing, constructed wetlands, single stream municipal solid waste recycling, plasma gasification of waste, updated EPA standards, and more. Hundreds of clear diagrams and photographs illuminate key concepts; practice problems and review questions offer students ample opportunity to deepen their mastery. Math is applied at a basic level, and all computations are fully explained with example problems; both U.S. and metric units are used. Students with less academic experience will also appreciate this text's review of basic math, and its basic primers on biology, chemistry, geology, hydrology, and hydraulics. Teaching and Learning Experience This easy-to-read text will help technology students quickly understand the latest issues and techniques related to water supply, waste management, and pollution control. It provides:
  • Thorough, up-to-date, application-focused coverage of the field's key issues, challenges, and techniques: Prepares students for success in roles involving hydraulics, hydrology, water quality, water pollution mitigation, drinking water purification, water distribution systems, sanitary sewers, stormwater management, wastewater treatment/disposal, municipal solid waste, hazardous waste management, and the control of air and noise pollution
  • Simple and clear, with plenty of numerical examples and basic primers for less prepared students: Written and designed for maximum accessibility, with introductory math and science primers for every student who needs them, and step-by-step walkthrough examples for all significant computations
  • Hundreds of diagrams and photos, and extensive pedagogical resources for faster, more intuitive learning: Teaches visually and through example wherever possible; contains clear chapter summaries, an expanded glossary, and comprehensive, updated Instructor's materials
  • BASICS OF THE U.S. HEALTH CARE SYSTEM (W/NEW ACCESS CARD)

    BASICS OF THE U.S. HEALTH CARE SYSTEM (W/NEW ACCESS CARD)

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    Basics of the U.S. Health Care System, Fourth Edition provides a broad, fundamental introduction to the workings of the U.S. healthcare industry. Engaging and activities-oriented, the text offers an accessible overview of the major concepts of healthcare operations, the role of government, public and private financing, as well as ethical and legal issues. Each chapter features review exercises and internet resources that make studying this complex industry both enjoyable and stimulating. Students of various disciplines--including healthcare administration, business, nursing, public health, and others--will discover a practical guide that prepares them for professional opportunities in this rapidly growing sector. Thoroughly updated, the Fourth Edition now includes: - Updated data throughout, including four new Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) data dashboards on risk factors of health. - New material on the social determinants of health and prevention activities including quaternary prevention, organizational risk factors for workplace violence, dealing with active shooter situations, social media marketing, and more. - New chapter (6) on Long-term Care Services. - Expanded chapter (8) on health care finance that integrates Affordable Care Act and features a new discussion of chronic disease prevention and improving public health and transparency as it relates to healthcare expenditures. - New discussion of innovations in health care technology including mobile health, HIEs and RHIOS, Blockchain technology, and IBM Watson; and an expanded section on telemedicine. - In depth analysis of ACA legal issues and new discussion on cultural competency. - Access to Navigate 2 online learning materials, which include a comprehensive and interactive eBook, student practice activities and assessments, learning analytics reporting tools, and more.
    BEHAVIOR MANAGEMENT (LOOSE-LEAF)

    BEHAVIOR MANAGEMENT (LOOSE-LEAF)

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    Note: This is the loose-leaf version of Behavior Management and does not include access to the Enhanced Pearson eText. To order the Enhanced Pearson eText packaged with the loose-leaf version, use ISBN 0133917908 . Here are numerous school-wide and individual strategies for measuring, assessment, and dealing effectively with behavior challenges in today's regular and special education classrooms. Ideal for classroom management or behavior management courses with an emphasis on school-based environments, Zirpoli's Behavior Management is research based while focusing on the practical aspects of the behavior challenges educators commonly face. Included are functional applications and examples, including Classroom Connections and reflections on these connections; discussion questions; a number of embedded, meaningful examples for teachers and other caregivers; and related Internet links. The Enhanced Pearson eText features embedded video. Improve mastery and retention with the Enhanced Pearson eText*
    The Enhanced Pearson eText provides a rich, interactive learning environment designed to improve student mastery of content. The Enhanced Pearson eText is:
  • Engaging. The new interactive, multimedia learning features were developed by the authors and other subject-matter experts to deepen and enrich the learning experience.
  • Convenient. Enjoy instant online access from your computer or download the Pearson eText App to read on or offline on your iPad(R) and Android(R) tablet.*
  • Affordable. Experience the advantages of the Enhanced Pearson eText along with all the benefits of print for 40% to 50% less than a print bound book.
  • * The Enhanced eText features are only available in the Pearson eText format. They are not available in third-party eTexts or downloads. *The Pearson eText App is available on Google Play and in the App Store. It requires Android OS 3.1-4, a 7" or 10" tablet, or iPad iOS 5.0 or later.
    BEHAVIOR MANAGEMENT (W/ENH ETXT ACCESS)(LOOSE PGS)

    BEHAVIOR MANAGEMENT (LOOSE-LEAF)

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    Gives pre- and in-service classroom teachers and special educators a comprehensive look at the measurement, assessment, and intervention of behavior challenges commonly found in the classroom KEY TOPICS: Education, teaching, behavior, behavior management, classroom management, school-wide behavior management, positive behavioral supports, reinforcement, behavior modification, punishment, school law, diversity, early childhood, adolescent behavior, single-subject designs, behavioral assessment, functional assessments, curriculum-based assessments, cognitive behavior modification, classroom strategies, data collection. MARKET Pre- and in-service classroom teachers; undergraduate and graduate students interested in the science of applied behavior analysis, and courses in behavior management and behavior analysis

    BIOLOGY: THE UNITY AND DIVERSITY

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    MindTap for Starr/Taggart/Evers/Starr's Biology: The Unity and Diversity of Life, 15th Edition helps you learn on your terms. INSTANT ACCESS IN YOUR POCKET. Take advantage of the Cengage Mobile App and study on the go with bite-sized content and activities designed to work on your smartphone or tablet. Read or listen to your text and study with the help of flashcards, practice quizzes and instant instructor notifications. MINDTAP HELPS YOU CREATE YOUR OWN POTENTIAL, GEAR UP FOR ULTIMATE SUCCESS. Track your scores and stay motivated to achieve your goals. Whether you have more work to do or are ahead of the curve, you�ll know where you need to focus your efforts. And the MindTap Green Dot tool will keep you focused and confident along the way. Receive performance reports and study material created specifically for your unique learning needs. Take the guesswork out of studying. Walk into class, lab and exams prepared and confident. MINDTAP HELPS YOU OWN YOUR PROGRESS, MAKE YOUR TEXTBOOK YOURS. No one knows what works for you better than you. Highlight key text, add notes and create custom flashcards. When it�s time to study, you can easily gather everything you�ve flagged or noted into an organized, effective study guide.