HOSA Home Health Aide

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Biology

11th

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organs and tissues

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Repiratory

Nose and Lungs

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Lymphatic

Spleen and Tonsils

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Female Reproductive

Fallopian Tubes and Vagina

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Endocrine

Ovaries and testes

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Urinary

kidney and urinary bladder

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Integumentary

skin and hair

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Cardiovascular

Heart and Veins

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Male Reproductive

Penis and testes

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Central Nervous

Nerves and brain

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Special Senses

Eye and Ear

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Skeletal

Bones and Cartilage

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Muscular

muscles and blood vessels

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Digestive

Mouth and Stomach

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Dermatitis

a condition of the skin in which it becomes red, swollen, and sore

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Cardiology

the branch of medicine that deals with diseases and abnormalities of the heart

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gastritis

inflammation of the lining of the stomach

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PA

Physician Assistant

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RN

Register Nurse

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MD

Medical Doctor

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LVN

Licensed Vocational Nurse

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Dermatology

the branch of medicine concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of skin disorders

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MA

Medical Assistant

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True or False:The Kidney is part of the urinary system

True

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True or False:The Pancreas is listed in the endocrine system and the digestive system

True

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True or False:The adernal glands are known as the master glands

False

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True or False:Hormones are Chemical messengers

True

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True or False:The Human body has two livers

False

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True or False:Cartilage is found in your nose and ears

True

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True or False:The Primary function of the muscle system is to carry 02 to the cells

False

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True or False:The Spinal Cord is a principal part of the nervous system

True

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True or False:The Cerebrum is a section of the brain

True

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True or False:The Primary function of the urinary system is to filter blood

True

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Supplies needed to take an adult tympanic temperature

tympanic thermometer, disposable probe cover, daily record sheet, gloves

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Supplies needed to take an apical pulse

stethoscope, wristwatch with second hand, alcohol wipes, daily record sheet

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Supplies needed to empty a urinary drainage unit

gloves, alcohol wipes, measuring device, paper towel

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Supplies needed to change a dry dressing using non-sterile technique

gloves, 4x4 gauze pads, waste bag, tape, scissors

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Supplies needed to give a back rub

small towel, lotion

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Supplies needed to care for dentures

toothbrush, toothpaste, denture cleaning tablet, denture cup, gloves, mouthwash, small cup, emesis basin, washcloth, small towel

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Supplies needed to move the client up in bed using the drawsheet

NA

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Supplies needed to apply elasticized stockings

knee length elasticized stockings

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ABR

absolute bed rest

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ac, a.c.

before meals

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ADLs

activities of daily living

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AIDS

acquired immune deficiency syndrome

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am, AM

morning, before noon

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amb

ambulate

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amt

amount

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ap

apical

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as tol

as tolerated

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ax.

axillary

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BID

two times a day

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BM

bowel movement

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BP, B/P

blood pressure

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BPM

beats per minute

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BRP

bathroom privledges

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C

centigrade

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cath.

catheter

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CBC

complete blood count

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CBR

complete bedrest

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C. diff

clostridium difficile

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CHF

congestive heart failure

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c/o

complains of

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COPD

chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

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CPR

cardiopulmonary resuscitation

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CVA

cerebrovascular accident, stroke

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DNR

do not resuscitate

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DOB

date of birth

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DON

director of nursing

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Dx, dx

diagnosis

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EMS

emergency medical services

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F

fahrenheit

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FF

force fluids

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ft

foot

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F/U

follow up

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FWB

full-weight bearing

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h, hr, hr.

hour

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HBV

hepatitis B virus

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HHA

home health aide

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HTN

hypertension

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inc

incontinent

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isol

isolation

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LTC

long term care

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NVD

nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea

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PVD

peripheral vascular disease

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q2h

every two hours

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R

respirations, rectal

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RF

restrict fluids

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R.I.C.E

rest, ice, compression, elevation

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R/O

rule out

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spec.

speciman

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std. prec.

standard precautions

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Home Health Aide

Person performs personal and nursing care skills, such as bathing the client, under the supervision of a RN

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Occupational therapist

Skilled professional evaluated a client;s ability to perform skills necessary to independent living

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Physical Therapist

Skilled professional evaluates a client's ability to stand, walk, climb stairs, transfer and do other activities related to strength and endurnce

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Speech Therapist

Skilled professional assesses a client's ability to speak, hear, understand, write and swallow

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Registered Dietitian

Professional provides information regarding the dietary needs of the client, as prescribed by health care provider, and assists in meal planning

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Case Manager

Health care team member coordinated all the services the client may require in the house

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Companion

Person that is hired to keep a client company or maintain safety

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OBRA?

Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act

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