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Introduction to Legal Assisting (Legal Studies Series)

ISBN-10: 0028002776
ISBN-13: 9780028002774
Publisher: Glencoe/McGraw-Hill Post Secondary
Author(s): Vena Garrett
Publication Date: 1992-09-01


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Careers in Legal Assisting

Publisher: Little Green Apples Publishing, LLC TM
Author(s): Little Green Apples Publishing LLC TM
Publication Date: 2015-11-22

The Careers in Legal Assisting Study Brief is a quick career primer for individuals currently exploring career entry and advancement options as a paralegal. Students interested in law who are investigating career options, administrative-level employees planning for a career change, or anyone curious...Read More

The Careers in Legal Assisting Study Brief is a quick career primer for individuals currently exploring career entry and advancement options as a paralegal. Students interested in law who are investigating career options, administrative-level employees planning for a career change, or anyone curious about filling a key role in the legal field can find the answers to their questions in this guide. It provides a short history of the paralegal profession and quick-reference facts helpful in evaluating career potential and suitability, including median pay, skills and experience necessary, education/training required and prospective job outlook in today’s market. Also described are reasons to choose a career in legal assisting and detailed descriptions of types of paralegals, including those who specialize in family law, corporate law, immigration law, litigation, bankruptcy, real estate, estate planning and probate. Required skills and typical duties of a paralegal are spelled out along with education and training requirements, including information on available courses, degree programs, certification programs and exams. An up-to-date snapshot of reference statistics on employment trends and average earnings for legal assistants is provided.

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Administering the California Special Needs Trust: A Guide for Assisting a Person with a Disability as Trustee of a Special Needs Trust

ISBN-10: 146206051X
ISBN-13: 9781462060511
Publisher: iUniverse
Author(s): Kevin Urbatsch
Publication Date: 2011-12-23

In Administering the California Special Needs Trust, author Kevin Urbatsch presents a guide for anyone assigned the duty of managing a Special Needs Trust for a person with a disability. Though geared toward those who never have administered a trust, it also provides sophisticated answers for...Read More

In Administering the California Special Needs Trust, author Kevin Urbatsch presents a guide for anyone assigned the duty of managing a Special Needs Trust for a person with a disability. Though geared toward those who never have administered a trust, it also provides sophisticated answers for experienced trustees concerning some of the unique responsibilities a trustee of a special needs trust will encounter. Urbatsch, a California attorney who has years of experience in assisting trustees to manage special needs trusts, has written extensively for both attorneys and families on how best to establish a special needs trust. Administering the Special Needs Trust addresses specific California issues that a special needs trust trustee encounters daily. In a question-and-answer format, it addresses how to avoid the most common mistakes made by SNT trustees; understand the type of public benefits available for California persons with disabilities; learn how SNT disbursements will affect these public benefits; best pay for a person with a disability's housing, caregiver costs, transportation, and related expenses; handle SNT investments, accountings, and taxes; terminate the SNT. With checklists, form documents, and law summaries included, Administering the Special Needs Trust contains a wide range of information for those charged with the responsibility of managing a special needs trust for people with disabilities.

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Legal And Ethical Considerations For Dental Hygienists And Assistants

ISBN-10: 9781556644221
ISBN-13: 9781556644221
Publisher: Mosby
Author(s): Judith Ann Davison JD RDH
Publication Date: 1999-12-28

Dental hygienists and dental assistants need to be aware of current accepted legal processes related to such issues as infection control, insurance, malpractice, liability, and negligence. LEGAL AND ETHICAL CONSIDERATIONS FOR DENTAL HYGIENISTS AND ASSISTANTS provides them with strong theoretical and...Read More

Dental hygienists and dental assistants need to be aware of current accepted legal processes related to such issues as infection control, insurance, malpractice, liability, and negligence. LEGAL AND ETHICAL CONSIDERATIONS FOR DENTAL HYGIENISTS AND ASSISTANTS provides them with strong theoretical and philosophical information concerning the legal, ethical, and management dilemmas that face the entire dental health team. Real-life examples with expert commentary and follow-up questions illustrate legal situations the dental hygienist or assistant may face.

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Nursing Assisting: A Foundation in Caregiving, 4e

ISBN-10: 160425064X
ISBN-13: 9781604250640
Publisher: Hartman Publishing, Inc.
Author(s): Diana Dugan RN
Publication Date: 2015-08-03

Nursing Assisting: A Foundation in Caregiving, 4e

by Diana Dugan RN (Author)

Hardcover

ISBN-13: 978-1604250640 ISBN-10: 1-60425-064-X Edition: 4th

The fourth edition of this comprehensive nursing assistant training textbook is organized by body system, which gives students a...Read More

Nursing Assisting: A Foundation in Caregiving, 4e

by Diana Dugan RN (Author)

Hardcover

ISBN-13: 978-1604250640 ISBN-10: 1-60425-064-X Edition: 4th

The fourth edition of this comprehensive nursing assistant training textbook is organized by body system, which gives students a context for learning. Here is important information about the latest edition:

- Chapters are organized around body systems (structure and function, normal changes of aging, and common diseases and related care are grouped together).
- Many new photos and website references were added.
- Material regarding infection prevention and Alzheimer s disease material was updated and expanded.
- Information about residents legal rights, as well as how to reinforce person-centered care, may be found throughout the book in highly visible blue boxes.
- New diseases, disorders, and conditions and related care information were added. Pressure ulcer material was significantly updated, including new photos and illustrations.
- Chapter review sections now contain multiple choice questions, along with short answer questions.
- The page count remained the same from the last edition to this edition.
- There is a paperback version of this book.

Chapters
1 The Nursing Assistant in Long-Term Care
2 Ethical and Legal Issues
3 Communication Skills
4 Communication Challenges
5 Diversity and Human Needs and Development
6 Infection Prevention
7 Safety and Body Mechanics
8 Emergency Care, First Aid, and Disasters
9 Admission, Transfer, Discharge, and Physical Exams
10 Bedmaking and Unit Care
11 Positioning, Moving, and Lifting
12 Personal Care
13 Vital Signs
14 Nutrition and Fluid Balance
15 The Gastrointestinal System
16 The Urinary System
17 The Reproductive System
18 The Integumentary System
19 The Circulatory or Cardiovascular System
20 The Respiratory System
21 The Musculoskeletal System
22 The Nervous System
23 The Endocrine System
24 The Immune and Lymphatic Systems and Cancer
25 Rehabilitation and Restorative Care
26 Subacute Care
27 End-of-Life Care
28 Your New Position


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Law, Liability, and Ethics for Medical Office Professionals

ISBN-10: 9781305972728
ISBN-13: 9781305972728
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Author(s): Myrtle R. Flight, Wendy Mia Pardew
Publication Date: 2017-05-16

Updated to reflect new health care regulations and technology, LAW, LIABILITY, AND ETHICS FOR MEDICAL OFFICE PROFESSIONALS, SIXTH EDITION prepares future medical assistants for the legal and ethical dilemmas they'll face in medical environments. Beginning with business-related issues and the court...Read More

Updated to reflect new health care regulations and technology, LAW, LIABILITY, AND ETHICS FOR MEDICAL OFFICE PROFESSIONALS, SIXTH EDITION prepares future medical assistants for the legal and ethical dilemmas they'll face in medical environments. Beginning with business-related issues and the court system, chapters next take readers through the standard of care, employment, criminal and tortious acts, contractual issues, negligence, medical malpractice, and other important matters of law. The second half of the book delves into the ethical concerns present in medical practices, including patient confidentiality, health records, professional ethics, and the issues associated with patient births and deaths. A practical resource for novices and seasoned professionals, the book also offers real-life cases and news stories to ground readers in relevant laws and ethical issues, along with chapter-ending activities to practice their own decision-making skills. Thoughtful and thorough, LAW, LIABILITY, AND ETHICS FOR MEDICAL OFFICE PROFESSIONALS, SIXTH EDITION shows medical assisting students their legal and ethical obligations, when to seek legal advice and how to work with the legal profession, and how to protect themselves and their future employers from medical malpractice and other complaints.

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Mosby's Essentials for Nursing Assistants

ISBN-10: 9780323523929
ISBN-13: 9780323523929
Publisher: Mosby
Author(s): Sheila A. Sorrentino PhD RN, Leighann Remmert MS RN
Publication Date: 2018-03-12

Designed for shorter programs of 85 hours or fewer, Mosby's Essentials for Nursing Assistants, 6th Edition provides coverage of the concepts and skills that are essential for becoming a nursing assistant. Known for its reader-friendly approach, and bright visual presentation, the text covers...Read More

Designed for shorter programs of 85 hours or fewer, Mosby's Essentials for Nursing Assistants, 6th Edition provides coverage of the concepts and skills that are essential for becoming a nursing assistant. Known for its reader-friendly approach, and bright visual presentation, the text covers OBRA-mandated content including step-by-step procedures for 76 skills covered on the latest NATSEP certification exams. With focus on quality of life in the patient/person and self-pride in the nursing assistant this concise text emphasizes the importance of treating residents with respect while providing safe, competent, and efficient care. New features include Focus on Math to help you master the formulas and calculations necessary for safe and effective caregiving and Focus on Pride: Application, which directs you to focus on residents’ emotional and mental needs during specific procedures.

Over 75 procedures boxes are divided into step-by-step format with instructions for performing each skill, including Quality of Life courtesies, Pre-procedure, Procedure, and Post-Procedure sections to make learning critical skills easier.Concise coverage of nursing assistant content written at a 7th grade reading level that’s ideal and easy to use in classes with shorter hour requirements.Promoting Safety and Comfort boxes highlight important considerations for providing safe and effective care while promoting patient comfort.Focus on PRIDE boxes highlight personal and professional responsibility, rights and respect, independence and social interaction, delegation and teamwork, and ethics and laws, encouraging you to promote pride in the person, family, and themselves.Caring about Culture boxes contain information to help you learn about the various practices of other cultures. Focus on Practice boxes at the end of each chapter present short case scenarios with questions so students can consider practical applications for providing patient care.Focus on Communication boxes suggest what to say and questions to ask when interacting with patients, residents, visitors, and the nursing team to ensure clear communication in practice.Delegation Guidelines identify the nursing assistant's specific responsibilities in accepting commonly delegated tasks.NEW! Getting a Job chapter describes the professional skills you need for seeking and landing a job after certification. NEW! Focus on Math feature increases your critical thinking and calculation skills to assist you in performing a variety of procedures.NEW! Urinary Catheters chapter focuses on safety concerns surrounding perineal care. NEW! Content on electronic communication covers safety rules and wrongful use of electronic communication methods including cell phones and social media.NEW! Focus on Pride: Application examines residents’ emotional and mental wellbeing during care for specific issues.

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Mosby's Textbook for Nursing Assistants - Soft Cover Version

ISBN-10: 9780323319744
ISBN-13: 9780323319744
Publisher: Mosby
Author(s): Sheila A. Sorrentino PhD RN, Leighann Remmert MS RN
Publication Date: 2016-03-10

Master the essential skills of today’s nursing assistant! Mosby's Textbook for Nursing Assistants, 9th Edition prepares you to work in long-term care, acute care, and subacute care settings. Known for its comprehensive coverage and an easy-to-read, visual approach, this book includes...Read More

Master the essential skills of today’s nursing assistant! Mosby's Textbook for Nursing Assistants, 9th Edition prepares you to work in long-term care, acute care, and subacute care settings. Known for its comprehensive coverage and an easy-to-read, visual approach, this book includes step-by-step instructions for over 100 nursing assistant procedures. New to this edition is a practice scenario in each chapter to help you develop problem solving and critical thinking skills, as well as Focus on Math boxes that highlight common calculations done on the job. Written by well-known educator Sheila Sorrentino and expert co-author Leighann Remmert, this market-leading text emphasizes the importance of teamwork and communication ― two elements critical to being an effective nursing assistant.

Complete coverage includes the knowledge and skills needed by the nursing assistant.Guidelines to over 100 procedures are divided into pre-procedure, procedure, and post-procedure sections for easier learning.A clear, readable writing style is supplemented with more than 1,000 full-color photographs and illustrations.Key terms and abbreviations are included at the beginning of each chapter, with a comprehensive glossary at the back of the book. Review questions in each chapter are useful in guiding your study, reviewing what you have learned, and preparing for a test or the competency evaluation.Video icons indicate skills for which video is provided on the free Evolve companion website or in Mosby’s Nursing Assistant Video Skills 4.0 (sold separately).Summary boxes highlight key aspects of patient care including safety and comfort, long-term care, home care, personal pride, the needs of children and older persons, cultural considerations, communication guidelines, delegated tasks, teamwork, and time management.Focus on PRIDE boxes highlight personal and professional responsibility, rights and respect, delegation and teamwork, and ethics and laws to help you promote pride in the person, the family, and yourself.The Workbook and Competency Evaluation Review corresponds to chapters in the text and encourages learning with a wide variety of exercises. It also includes over 100 checklists, one for every procedure in the textbook. The Competency Evaluation Review includes a content review, skills evaluation review, and two practice exams to prepare students for their certification exam. Sold separately.Promoting Safety and Comfort boxes detail measures and cautions for providing safe, effective patient care.Focus on Long-Term Care and Focus on Home Care boxes highlight information vital to providing competent care in these settings.Focus on Children and Focus on Older Person boxes provide age-specific information about the special needs, considerations, and circumstances of children and older persons.Caring About Culture boxes help you learn about the beliefs and customs of other cultures so you can provide appropriate care.Focus on Communication boxes provide guidelines for what to say and ask when communicating with residents, visitors, and the nursing team.Teamwork and Time Management boxes cite ways you can efficiently work with and help nursing team members.Delegation Guidelines identify your specific responsibilities in accepting commonly delegated tasks. NEW Getting a Job chapter describes the professional skills needed for seeking and landing a new job upon certification. NEW Delegation chapter explains how nursing assistants work within the health care team and receive instructions from the nurse, and includes tips on questions to ask when receiving delegated tasks. NEW! Focus on Math highlights the basic math skills you need as a nursing assistant.NEW! Focus on Practice: Problem Solving includes scenarios that develop your critical thinking skills in common situations encountered during practice.NEW! NATCEP skills are identified as skills most often required for demonstration on state certification exams.NEW! Focus on Surveys feature highlights the nursing assistant’s role during state inspections. NEW! Focus on PRIDE application questions promote pride in the nursing assistant, the person, and the person’s family.UPDATED video clips from the latest Nursing Assistant Video Skills series demonstrate selected skills. UPDATED Body Spectrum interactive anatomy review is available on the Evolve companion website.

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Mosby's Textbook for Long-Term Care Nursing Assistants

ISBN-10: 9780323279413
ISBN-13: 9780323279413
Publisher: Mosby
Author(s): Clare Kostelnick
Publication Date: 2014-12-04

Mosby’s Textbook for Long-Term Care Nursing Assistants clearly and comprehensively addresses current responsibilities of the nursing assistant working in a long-term care setting. Written at a 7th grade reading level, in an appealing visual format, this text addresses the needs of learners...Read More

Mosby’s Textbook for Long-Term Care Nursing Assistants clearly and comprehensively addresses current responsibilities of the nursing assistant working in a long-term care setting. Written at a 7th grade reading level, in an appealing visual format, this text addresses the needs of learners of all levels. More than 100 procedures provide clear instructions for completing skills in manageable segments for easier learning. The newly updated companion CD contains over 25 animated procedures with exercises and an audio glossary to assist the multi-modal learner.

7th grade reading level promotes comprehension in all levels of learners including ESL students.OBRA and CMS content highlights OBRA and CMS requirements for providing care.Quality-of-Life boxes in each chapter and content throughout reinforce the importance of promoting residents’ rights and enhancing the quality of life while providing care.Over 100 procedures with detailed step-by-step instructions for completing nursing assistant skills in manageable segments for easier learning.NNAAP certification exam icons alert you to skills tested on the National Nurse Aide Assessment Program and state certification exams.Promotion Safety and Comfort boxes offer guidelines for practicing safe and effective care to enhance patient safety and comfort.Residents with Dementia boxes provide specific considerations for safe and effective care of residents with dementia that help you meet the special needs of residents with dementia.Focus on Rehabilitation boxes clarify considerations and insights about rehabilitation and restorative care.Delegation Guidelines boxes highlight nursing assistant responsibilities for delegated tasks to better prepare you to deliver safe and effective care.Caring About Culture boxes illustrate examples of cultural and ethnic beliefs and customs to help you become a more sensitive care provider.Focus on Communication boxes emphasize importance of good communication and provide practical tips to help you communicate more effectively and confidently.Teamwork and Time Management boxes supply specific guidelines to help nursing assistants provide excellent, efficient care and cooperation among members of health care team.NEW! Video clip icons in the procedures alert you to video clips on the accompanying Evolve site to enhance your learning from the brand-new edition of Mosby’s Nursing Assistant Video Skills.Procedure icons next to content headings alert you to related procedures.Review questions at the end of each chapter help you evaluate learning.NEW! Time to Reflect boxes present realistic practice setting situations nursing assistants face that help you build critical thinking skills while applying chapter concepts.NEW! Updated nutrition, emergency and safety content offers new guidelines in diets, choking and cardiopulmonary resuscitation.NEW! Updated Spanish Vocabulary and Phrases audio glossary supplies Spanish pronunciation of common English phrases used in the healthcare setting.NEW! Updated companion CD with over 25 animated procedures demonstrates the most common procedures in animated form with accompanying exercises and complete audio that reinforces learning with multi-modal learners.NEW! Pocket-sized clinical reference card equips you with easy access to common abbreviations, normal values, 24-hour clock, and common positions.

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Nursing School Entrance Exams (TEAS) Flashcard Book + Online (Nursing Test Prep)

ISBN-10: 0738608947
ISBN-13: 9780738608945
Publisher: Research & Education Association
Author(s): Editors of REA
Publication Date: 2010-09-15

Get REA’s Nursing School Entrance Exam Flashcard Bookand Get into the Nursing School of Your Choice!  400 must-study questions and answers!  The health care industry is booming. With the ever-growing demand for qualified medical professionals, there are numerous career...Read More

Get REA’s Nursing School Entrance Exam Flashcard Bookand Get into the Nursing School of Your Choice!  400 must-study questions and answers!  The health care industry is booming. With the ever-growing demand for qualified medical professionals, there are numerous career opportunities available in the nursing field. Qualified nurses are needed in hospitals, assisted living facilities, and in the home healthcare industry.  REA’s Nursing School Entrance Exam Flashcard Book helps you check your test-readiness before taking your exam. It’s a great way to prepare for a variety of nursing-related tests, including the TEAS (Test of Essential Academic Skills), NET, NLN PAX-RN, PSB-RN, and C-NET-RN.    Our flashcard book comes with 4 online quizzes and offers a quick and convenient way to practice answering the must-know questions covered in the science, mathematics, verbal ability, and reading comprehension sections of your exam. The 400 flashcards offer test questions in a multiple-choice format and provide detailed explanations of answers for each question.   Seven full-color medical reference charts are available online for easy access and are great for last minute review!
Fully indexed, this flashcard book is the perfect study tool for anyone pursuing a nursing career!

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