Nursing Assistant's Survival Guide

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Author : Karl Pillemer, Ph.D.


144 Pages  Paperback 

2nd Edition  |  Previous Editions: 1999

©2013, Published


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Short, succinct, and easy-to-read, the Second Edition of NURSING ASSISTANT'S SURVIVAL GUIDE is filled with concrete tips and illustrations designed to teach students the interpersonal skills needed for job success. Thoroughly updated to reflect recent changes in the field, this handy guide includes ... more


Simple, no-nonsense language, lighthearted illustrations, and concrete examples make this book a perfect resource to use again and again.

Coverage of interpersonal skills needed for job success is included so that readers are well prepared to enter the workforce.

Suggestions for "self-care" on the... more

New to this Edition

The material has been thoroughly updated to reflect changes in the CNA worklife.New material is included on relevant topics such as ways to reduce stress and person-centered care.

A new section describes the use of positive psychology and humor in daily practice,along with other powerful tools to r... more