The Long-term Care Nursing Assistant's Guide to Advanced Restorative Skills

The Long-term Care Nursing Assistant's Guide to Advanced Restorative Skills

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Barbara Acello, MS, RNThis book is written specifically for RNAs. or nursing assistants, to help provide quality restorative care. Author Barbara Acello, MS, RN, offers detailed nursing procedures that do not fall under therapy treatment and must be provided by your nursing staff.

Regardless of whether your facility has a staff dedicated to restorative care, this resource will serve as a much-needed source of critical information that is not taught during regular CNA in-services or educational training.

Hcpro Inc
Your detailed reference to detailed nursing procedures that do not fall under therapy treatment and must be provided by your nursing staff. Whether your facility has a staff dedicated to restorative care or not this resource will serve as a much-needed source of critical information that is not taught during regular CNA inservices or educational training.

The Long-Term Care Nursing Assistant's Guide to Advanced Restorative Skills

Barbara Acello, MS, RN


Practical and functional strategies for nursing assistants to advance their restorative skills


Ensure that your nursing assistants provide top-notch restorative care
This book is written specifically for RNAs or nursing assistants to help them provide quality restorative care. AuthorBarbara Acello, MS, RN, offers detailed nursing procedures that do not fall under therapy treatment and must be provided by your nursing staff. Whether your facility has a staff dedicated to restorative care or not this resource will serve as a much-needed source of critical information that is not taught during regular CNA inservices or educational training.

At more than 250 pages, this book includes:

  • Step by step procedures and guidelines to help nursing assistants provide and document advanced restorative care
  • Specific methods to prove nursing assistants are trained and qualified to provide restorative care
  • Examples of holistic restorative nursing care that promotes resident independence and helps residents attain and maintain the highest level of health and well-being possible
  • The most common survey citations and declines related to restorative care and how to prevent them
  • A companion CD-ROM with dozens of tools such as Restorative Nursing Record, Restorative Nursing Flow Sheet, and an ADL Flow Sheet

Take a look at the Table of Contents:

Chapter 1
Introduction to Restorative Nursing

History of restorative nursing care
Independence
Long-Term Care Facility Resident Profile in the 21st Century
Interdisciplinary Team
Introduction to Restorative Nursing Care
Complications of immobility
Declines
Motivation
Principles of Restoration
Task analysis
Purpose of Restorative Goals
Residents with Cognitive Impairment
Early and Late Loss Activities of Daily Living
Steps to Success

Chapter 2
Applying Evidence-Based Practice and Critical Thinking in Restorative Care

Evidence-Based Practices
Potential for Worker Injury
Sensory Problems
Risk for Worker Injury
Ergonomics
Techniques of Body Mechanics
What we know about sacred cows
The Minimum Data Set

Chapter 3
Musculoskeletal and Nervous Systems, Part 1 General Conditioning

Procedural Guidelines
Progressive Mobility
Paralysis
Contractures
Splinting
Other Treatments
Therapeutic Exercises
Range of Motion Exercises
Active ROM Exercises
Guidelines for ROM Exercises
Passive Range of Motion Exercises
Isometric Exercises
Stretching
Muscle Strengthening
Active individual or group exercise
Exercising for Fun
The Importance of Distractions
Gross Motor Exercises
Fine Motor Exercises

Chapter 4
Musculoskeletal System, Part 2 Bed Mobility

Progressive Mobility
Moving and Positioning Bedfast Residents
Bed Mobility
Equipment and Devices Associated with Bed Mobility
The Bedfast Resident
Foot Care
Restorative Care for Residents after Hip Surgery
Traction
The Next Step

Chapter 5
Musculoskeletal System, Part 3 Transfers

Resident Transfers
Levels of Lift/Transfer/Repositioning Tasks
Legal Concerns
Manual Resident Handling
Importance of Positioning the Wheels
The 90-90-90 position<

The Long-Term Care Nursing Assistant's Guide to Advanced Restorative Skills

Barbara Acello, MS, RN


Practical and functional strategies for nursing assistants to advance their restorative skills


Ensure that your nursing assistants provide top-notch restorative care
This book is written specifically for RNAs or nursing assistants to help them provide quality restorative care. AuthorBarbara Acello, MS, RN, offers detailed nursing procedures that do not fall under therapy treatment and must be provided by your nursing staff. Whether your facility has a staff dedicated to restorative care or not this resource will serve as a much-needed source of critical information that is not taught during regular CNA inservices or educational training.

At more than 250 pages, this book includes:

  • Step by step procedures and guidelines to help nursing assistants provide and document advanced restorative care
  • Specific methods to prove nursing assistants are trained and qualified to provide restorative care
  • Examples of holistic restorative nursing care that promotes resident independence and helps residents attain and maintain the highest level of health and well-being possible
  • The most common survey citations and declines related to restorative care and how to prevent them
  • A companion CD-ROM with dozens of tools such as Restorative Nursing Record, Restorative Nursing Flow Sheet, and an ADL Flow Sheet

Take a look at the Table of Contents:

Chapter 1
Introduction to Restorative Nursing

History of restorative nursing care
Independence
Long-Term Care Facility Resident Profile in the 21st Century
Interdisciplinary Team
Introduction to Restorative Nursing Care
Complications of immobility
Declines
Motivation
Principles of Restoration
Task analysis
Purpose of Restorative Goals
Residents with Cognitive Impairment
Early and Late Loss Activities of Daily Living
Steps to Success

Chapter 2
Applying Evidence-Based Practice and Critical Thinking in Restorative Care

Evidence-Based Practices
Potential for Worker Injury
Sensory Problems
Risk for Worker Injury
Ergonomics
Techniques of Body Mechanics
What we know about sacred cows
The Minimum Data Set

Chapter 3
Musculoskeletal and Nervous Systems, Part 1 General Conditioning

Procedural Guidelines
Progressive Mobility
Paralysis
Contractures
Splinting
Other Treatments
Therapeutic Exercises
Range of Motion Exercises
Active ROM Exercises
Guidelines for ROM Exercises
Passive Range of Motion Exercises
Isometric Exercises
Stretching
Muscle Strengthening
Active individual or group exercise
Exercising for Fun
The Importance of Distractions
Gross Motor Exercises
Fine Motor Exercises

Chapter 4
Musculoskeletal System, Part 2 Bed Mobility

Progressive Mobility
Moving and Positioning Bedfast Residents
Bed Mobility
Equipment and Devices Associated with Bed Mobility
The Bedfast Resident
Foot Care
Restorative Care for Residents after Hip Surgery
Traction
The Next Step

Chapter 5
Musculoskeletal System, Part 3 Transfers

Resident Transfers
Levels of Lift/Transfer/Repositioning Tasks
Legal Concerns
Manual Resident Handling
Importance of Positioning the Wheels
The 90-90-90 position
Pressure Ulcers in Chairfast Residents
Transfer Belt/Gait Belt
Assistive Devices
Transfer Procedures
Lifting Residents

Chapter 6
Wheelchair Mobility

Wheelchairs
Wheelchair Evaluation
Measuring wheelchairs to fit residents
Optional accessories
Wheelchair to Car Transfers
Wheelchair Free Facilities

Chapter 7
Ambulation

Ambulation and Gait
Balance
Progressive Ambulation
Orthoses
Amputations
Weight-Bearing
Ambula

Publisher: Danvers, MA : HCPro, Inc., 2010
ISBN: 9781615690329
1615690328
Characteristics: 1 online resource : illustrations

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