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Reporting any red pressure spots on the patient to the supervising nurse is the nursing assistant's responsibility. Any prescription ointments to the patient may not been administered by the nursing assistant. A second staff member is not required for perineal care. The use of talcum powder is not recommended.
You wear gloves and a gown each time you take care of a patient who has an MRSA infection. Where should you dispose of your gown and gloves when you need to care for your next patient?
Dispose them in the patient’s room.
Which of the following could be considered neglectful while helping a patient with bathing?
The NA leaves the patient alone to help motivate them to care for themselves.
A patient who uses the Heimlich maneuver (abdominal thrusts) has _______________.
A blocked airway
After a patient is given insulin in the morning, he is pale and sweaty and appears confused two hours later. It would be helpful to discover whether the patient:
Patient who have just had a cold drink need to be taken a temperature orally. How long after the cold drink should the nursing assistant take the patient's temperature?
Ten to twenty minutes after the drink was finished.
What is the best way to do if you discover a resident smoking in his room?
Have the patient stop smoking immediately and remind him of the facility’s policies with regards to smoking; because of the hazards that it creates for every patient at the facility.
Insulin, a hormone, regulates
The amount of sugar in the blood
The utmost concern in any facility is preventing the spread of infection. What is the best way for a nursing assistant to help in stopping the spread of infection?
Wash hands frequently.
A warm or cold application is ordered by:
What should the nurse aid do when helping a patient who is heavy reposition, and the nurse aide is not sure she can move the client alone?
Ask another nurse aide to help
Which of the following four options is the suitable position to check a patient’s blood pressure?
Sitting upright with both feet on the floor