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Question:

To assist a patient, where should the nursing assistant stand when a gait belt is used?

A To the side and slightly behind the patient
Explaination

The nursing assistant needs to stand to the side and slightly behind the patient while holding onto the belt (using both hands) when using a gait belt. In all of the other options, the nursing assistant doesn’t have enough direct control over both the belt and the patient while still being able to walk themselves.