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What should the nursing assistant do when entering a patient’s room and discovering a fire has broken out?

A Assist the patient to move them out to a safe location, away from the room

It is important to remember the “RACE” acronym. First, the nursing aid have tos to “Rescue” the patient. Then, they have to to “Activate” the fire alarm in order to notify others of the fire. Third, they must “Contain” the fire by closing the door. Last, the nursing aid have to “Extinguish” the fire with an available fire extinguisher. So answers B and D are both performed, but it is important to move the patient out first. Answer A is only essential if clothing on the aid catches fire and they have to to put it out.