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Scope

In order to properly prepare our students for the Kentucky State Exam, the CNA course will cover all topics found in Mosby's Textbook for Long-Term Care Nursing Assistants (6th ed.) by Sheila

TABLE OF CONTENTS FROM MOSBY'S TEXTBOOK
1. Working in long term care
2. Resident rights
3. The nursing assistant in long term care
4. Ethics and laws
5. Work ethics
6. Communicating with the health care team
7. Assisting with the nursing process
8. Understanding the resident
9. Body structures and functions
10. The older person
11. Sexuality
12. Safety
13. Preventing falls
14. Restraint alternatives and safe restraint use
15. Preventing infection
16. Body mechanics
17. Safe resident handling, moving, and transfers
18. The resident's unit
19. Bedmaking
20. Hygiene
21. Grooming
22. Urinary elimination
23. Bowel elimination
24. Nutrition and fluids
25. Nutritional support and IV therapy
26. Exercise and activity
27. Comfort, rest, and sleep
28. Oxygen needs
29. Respiratory support and therapies
30. Assisted living
31. Measuring vital signs
32. Assisting with the physical examinations
33. Collecting and testing specimens
34. Admissions, transfers, and discharges
35. Wound care
36. Pressure ulcers
37. Hearing, speech, and vision problems
38. Cancer, immune system, and skin disorders
39. Nervous system and musculo-skeletal disorders
40. Cardiovascular and respiratory disorders
41. Digestive and endocrine disorders
42. Urinary and reproductive disorders
43. Mental health problems
44. Confusion and dementia
45. Developmental disabilities
46. Rehabilitation and restorative nursing
47. Basic emergency care
48. End-of-life care