Lippincott's Textbook for Personal Support Workers - A Humanistic Approach to Caregiving

December 10, 2020
Lippincott's Textbook for Personal Support Workers - A Humanistic Approach to Caregiving

This book is a Canadian adaptation of Lippincott's Textbook forNursing Assistants, retaining the book's direct, conversationalwriting style and emphasis on professionalism and humanism. Thisadaptation prepares students to work as Personal Support Workers(who may be designated by other titles, depending upon theprovince) in long-term, acute, and home health settings. Theoriginal text has been adapted to cover the Canadian healthcaresystem, discuss considerations for caring for native Canadianpopulations, and present SI units of measurement. Although eachprovince has a slightly different scope of practice, care has beentaken to address the most general, overriding issues of concern toall provinces.