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The nursing assistant suspects that a patient in the facility is being abused because of various unexplained bruises, refusal to answer most questions, and refusal of ADLs. Which of the following actions should the nursing assistant do next?

A Report the suspected abuse to the nursing assistant’s immediate supervisor.

When abuse or even suspected abuse appears in a nursing facility, it must be reported immediately to the nursing assistant's supervisor. The level of intervention that the abuse of a patient requires beyond the scope of a nursing assistant practice. If you wait or if you only report bruising, you may be preventing or delaying a patient from receiving the necessary help.

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4 years ago

There are definitely a few mistakes in this app, some of the answers are just plain wrong so make sure this is not your only source of study material. Other than that this app is very helpful.


3 years ago

It’s a good app for practice


3 years ago

I would love to give this app 5 stars but in the Nursing Skills section it does not allow you to go on to part 7. After you get to part 6 it either just never loads or it tells you to go to part 7 and does absolutely nothing.

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