Becoming a Certified Nurse Assistant-A Person-Centered Approach (Paperback)
This textbook and the accompanying workbook is designed to instruct the student in basic uncomplicated nursing procedures to be performed under the supervision of a licensed nurse. The Certified Nurse Assistant will develop skills, attitudes and concepts which are essential to developing the Certified Nurse Assistant. These skills are taught with a holistic approach to include the impact on physical, psychological, social, ethnic, cultural, and environmental influences on the residents continued overall well-being. Becoming a Certified Nurse Assistant requires a basic knowledge of human anatomy, physiology, body systems and the impact of aging on those systems. It also requires specific skills which promote observation, interventions, individualization, resident choice, safety, and in general the overall well-being of the residents the CNA cares for. The course will utilize current federal and state regulations, principles of adult learning, ideas and resources for supplemental lessons and best practice approaches to Certified Nurse Assistant training with a focus on person-centered techniques.