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If family members can no longer handle caring for residents at home, patients will feel abandoned, it is mostly felt - and extremely normal and common though all the above issues definitely can contribute to resentment. Being placed in a stranger’s care can be scary and wouldn’t necessarily be a option that the patient would make for himself or herself.
One of your patient's family members has passed away and your patient just found out that. To assist them with their grieving process, what is the best way?
Spend some time with your patient and offer your support, especially if they feel like talking to you about the situation.
Recently, your patient learned that her spouse had passed away. As a nursing assistant, what is the best way for you to deal with the patient?
You can sit with your patient and offer support in case they wish to talk about what they’re feeling.
Of the symtoms below, which one is not a sign of depression?
If your patient’s interest in joining the facility’s social activities increases.
What are your patient most likely suffering from if they regularly becomes increasingly confused during dusk, early evening or during the night?
What should the best respond to your resident be when they catches you off guard with a sexual comment?
Let your patient know that the comment is absolutely unacceptable to you
Your resident is upset as he has learned that his roommate has passed away. He want to discuss this with you. The best course of action for you to take is ____________.
Allow your patient to express their feelings about his roommate’s death.
"When people lose someone close to them, they go through various stages", Elizabeth Kübler-Ross states in her description of the grieving process. She believes that the first stage of the grieving process is:
Empathy is a characteristic that helps a nursing assistant care for their patients. Of the following example of this term's definition, which one is the best?
All of the above.
Your patient is showing signs of a change in their mental health. As a patient's nursing assistant, what would the best course of action for you to take be?
You must immediately report the change to your head nurse.
Of the following options, which one would be the best way to respond to patient's behavior when he is progressively getting frustrated? He is upset and starts to raise his voice.
You can offer your care and support in order to comfort him and calm him down.
There are patients who are feeling anxious or unsettled about their surroundings or circumstances, and as a nursing assistant, you will encounter them from time-to-time. What is the best way that you can assist them in dealing with their anxiety?
Comfort your patient by speaking to them in a calm manner. Your demeanor can affect their mental state.t
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3 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.
2 years ago
It’s a good app for practice
2 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.