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What is the most prompt action for the nursing assistant to carry out when they have to bath an Alzhmer's patient having visitors in the room for most of their shift?
Request that the patient’s visitors step out of the room until the bath is complete.
After the patient has been using the bag valve mask to keep two full breaths and rise chest. What should you do next?
Check for a pulse; begin chest compressions if pulse is absent.
One of your patients is recovering from a stroke and is weak on their left side. Which side of the patient should be assisted if they ask you to help them with putting on a sweater?
On your patient’s left side
When working with a DASH diet patient who reduces his food intake and shows very little interest in eating. What would be the best way for a nursing assistant to deal with this problem?
Check to see what the patient’s prescribed dietary supplements are and give them to the patient.
While a fellow staff member is continuing chest compressions on the patient for you, another one enters the room with an AED and applies the pads on the patient. You turn on the AED immediately. It states that it is analyzing heart Rhythm, and asks you to shock. You request everybody to step away from the patient, once everyone is cleared and you shock the patient. What should you do next?
Begin chest compressions on the patient once again
Why is it important for the patients to finish AM Care (also known as Morning Care) before eating breakfast?
All of these statements are correct
Of the 4 answers, which one is false when shaving a patient?
While shaving the patient’s face, start from the chin and shave upwards towards their sideburns.
What is the use of a Hoyer lift?
Move a resident to a chair.
A resident is often late to physical therapy because she is very slow at feeding herself during breakfast. What is the best action for the nursing assistant to take?
Bring the resident to breakfast earlier
Which of the following statements is an improper precautions for patients who are unable to move by themselves?
You must turn the patient once on every nursing assistant shift.
What immediate step should you take if your patient starts coughing and begins to turn red while eating dinner at his bed?
Encourage the patient to continue to cough and ensure that the bed is in an upright position.