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The Nursing Assistance, Documentation
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produced by Medcom, in The Nursing Assistance (Cypress, CA: Medcom, 2021), 15 mins
Documentation serves as a legal record of the care received by a resident. As a result, it can be used in a court of law to prove if a resident received appropriate care that is in accordance with State and Federal regulations. The primary form of documentation that nurse aides are responsible for is the Activitie...
produced by Medcom, in The Nursing Assistance (Cypress, CA: Medcom, 2021), 15 mins
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Nursing Assistant, Assessment: Recognizing Abnormal Signs and Symptoms
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produced by Jon Frank, fl. 2014-2016, Medcom, in Nursing Assistant (Cypress, CA: Medcom, 2021), 16 mins
Residents depend on the nursing assistant’s ability to recognize changes in behavior, appearance, and abilities, and to report significant observations promptly and accurately. Observing for abnormal signs and symptoms is an important part of the routine care nursing assistants provide to residents.This program...
produced by Jon Frank, fl. 2014-2016, Medcom, in Nursing Assistant (Cypress, CA: Medcom, 2021), 16 mins
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Nursing Assistant, Bedmaking
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produced by Jon Frank, fl. 2014-2016, Medcom, in Nursing Assistant (Cypress, CA: Medcom, 2021), 14 mins
Making a bed is a simple, but important part of providing effective resident care. Not only does it feel good, but it helps to avoid problems such as pressure ulcers and the spread of infection, and provides a sense of well-being and safety. This program demonstrates the procedures for making both an occupied and...
produced by Jon Frank, fl. 2014-2016, Medcom, in Nursing Assistant (Cypress, CA: Medcom, 2021), 14 mins
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Nursing Assistant, Caring for Residents with Dignity and Respect
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produced by Medcom, in Nursing Assistant (Cypress, CA: Medcom, 2021), 16 mins
Frontline caregivers play an essential role in providing comfort and care to frail, elderly residents. Being treated with dignity and respect is a basic right of all residents. It is a right that is enforced by the state and federal government. Mistreating a resident can result in litigation and charges of neglect...
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Nursing Assistant, Dementia Care, Part 1
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produced by Medcom, in Nursing Assistant (Cypress, CA: Medcom, 2021), 21 mins
Dementia is a brain disorder resulting in memory loss and a decline in thinking abilities. It’s a condition that is known to grow worse with time and is associated with changes in behavior and personality. Individuals often become confused, fearful and withdrawn. Communication also becomes more difficult. In so...
produced by Medcom, in Nursing Assistant (Cypress, CA: Medcom, 2021), 21 mins
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Nursing Assistant, Dementia Care, Part 2
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produced by Medcom, in Nursing Assistant (Cypress, CA: Medcom, 2021), 20 mins
Dementia is a brain disorder involving the loss of memory and thinking abilities as well as physical functioning. As victims decline mentally, their ability to perform activities of daily living is also affected. The damage caused by dementia leads to a loss of brain tissue that cannot be replaced. Dementia is a c...
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Nursing Assistant, Dementia Care, Part 3
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produced by Medcom, in Nursing Assistant (Cypress, CA: Medcom, 2021), 30 mins
Understanding what triggers a certain behavior will put you in a better position to address the problem in a positive way. In some cases it may even allow you to prevent it from occurring. It is also important to remember that disruptive or unusual behavior may be a resident’s way of trying to reach out to you ..
produced by Medcom, in Nursing Assistant (Cypress, CA: Medcom, 2021), 30 mins
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Nursing Assistant, Essential Elimination Skills
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produced by Jon Frank, fl. 2014-2016, Medcom, in Nursing Assistant (Cypress, CA: Medcom, 2021), 20 mins
Specimen collection, measuring urinary output, and assisting with elimination are all important skills a nursing assistant needs to develop to provide effective care. Not only do they assist monitoring an individual's condition, but also help to maintain physical comfort and emotional well-being. This program teac...
produced by Jon Frank, fl. 2014-2016, Medcom, in Nursing Assistant (Cypress, CA: Medcom, 2021), 20 mins
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Nursing Assistant, Incontinence Care
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produced by Medcom, in Nursing Assistant (Cypress, CA: Medcom, 2021), 17 mins
Incontinence among residents is often the result of illness and some of the disabilities that can occur as an individual ages. Residents’ ability to control bowel and bladder function ranges from simply needing toileting assistance to having no control and being completely dependent upon caregivers. Embarrassmen...
produced by Medcom, in Nursing Assistant (Cypress, CA: Medcom, 2021), 17 mins
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Nursing Assistant, Infection Control
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produced by Medcom, in Nursing Assistant (Cypress, CA: Medcom, 2021), 12 mins
Because of frail health and a declining immune system, many elderly residents are more susceptible to infections – for example, urinary tract infections or respiratory infections such as colds or pneumonia. Infection control practices as simple as handwashing can help prevent the spread of illnesses such as thes...
produced by Medcom, in Nursing Assistant (Cypress, CA: Medcom, 2021), 12 mins
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