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Hartman’s Nursing Assistant Care: Long-Term Care, 4th Edition

Susan Alvare Hedman, Jetta Fuzy, RN, MS and Suzanne Rymer, MSTE, RN-BC, LSW

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Our most comprehensive nursing assistant training textbook includes information about long-term care, as well as some material about subacute and acute care. This edition contains the following:

  • In-depth information on resident and client rights and special boxes throughout that teach ways to promote independence and prevent abuse and neglect
  • New information on person-centered care, which is emphasized throughout the textbook
  • Up-to-date, comprehensive material on infection prevention
  • Many new photos and more website resources
  • Material on anatomy and physiology with an emphasis on normal changes of aging and observing and reporting
  • Updated nutrition information on MyPlate, special diets, and feeding techniques
  • Current information on legal issues, such as HIPAA, the Patient Self-Determination Act, the Elder Justice Act, and advance directives and related medical orders (such as POLST)
  • 1 chapter containing subacute and acute care information, including pre- and post-operative care, as well as mechanical ventilation, chest tubes, and artificial airways
  • Chapter-ending material which develops critical thinking, as well as tests the chapter
  • Significantly expanded testing section available to instructors, including 48 chapter exams (two sets of exams for each chapter), two final exams, and a critical thinking exam, along with a practice exam for students taking the certification test
  • A table of procedures, common abbreviations list, a special appendix with a math review, and a glossary

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for Hartman’s Nursing Assistant Care: Long-Term Care, 3rd Edition

This textbook’s previous edition (3rd) is also available in audiobook format. This audiobook was created using the talents of Grammy-award-winning sound engineer Matt Pence, along with Justin Collins, and produced by Susan Alvare Hedman and Mark Hedman. Our experienced voice talent comes from Brenda Jaskulske, who is a professor at the University of North Texas in the Department of Radio, Television, and Film.

With a running time of 21 hours, 56 minutes, this audiobook will be very beneficial for auditory learners as well as ESL students, in addition to helping reinforce training material for any student on the go. The audiobook is currently available on audible.com and amazon.com. Please click on the links below to hear a sample and purchase your copy.

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for Hartman’s Nursing Assistant Care: Long-Term Care, 4th Edition

The workbook is affordable! Often it’s half the cost of competing workbooks.

Because the workbook is designed to help students review what they have learned from reading the textbook, it is organized around learning objectives, which work like a built-in study guide. Multiple choice, true/false, crosswords, critical thinking scenarios, and other activities test the student’s knowledge of each chapter.


Our skills videos help prepare students for their clinical skills testing. Upon adoption, we provide easy web access for instructors and their students at no extra charge. For more information about Hartman’s new skill videos, please click here.

Instructor’s Guide

for Hartman’s Nursing Assistant Care: Long-Term Care, 4th Edition

The instructor’s guide to teaching from our textbook contains the following elements for every chapter: an overview of teaching strategies; page references for both the textbook and student workbook; teaching outlines for every learning objective; a chapter review which may contain case studies, role-playing scenarios, games, discussion questions, and two sets of chapter exams, two final exams, and a critical thinking exam that the instructor can modify to suit his or her needs.


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