On the Job: The Essentials of Nursing Assisting

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Authors : Barbara Hegner; Barbara Acello


256 Pages  Paperback 

2nd Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2004

©2008 , Published


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Keep critical nursing care information at your fingertips with his handy pocket reference, designed to help you "survive and thrive" as you transition from classroom to workplace. Use this book to refresh your memory on many procedures, review key safety and infection control guidelines, and refer t... more


Review of infection control principles, standard precautions, and transmission precautions

Detailed guidelines for nursing care in various scenarios

Summary of safe positioning and ambulatory techniques

Tips for dealing with difficult individuals in the workplace

New to this Edition

NEW guidelines for taking vital signs and blood pressure

NEW chapter on caring for the bariatric patient

NEW chapter on time management skills and the nursing process