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Helping persons return to their highest physical and mental function is called?

Rehabilitation

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Which provides 24-hour nursing care?

nursing centers

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who controls policy in a nursing center?

the owner

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A health care program for terminally ill person is called?

Hospice

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The nursing team includes

Nursing assistants, RNS, LPNs/LVNs

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Who is in charge of the entire nursing staff?

the director of nursing

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nursing assistants are supervised by

RNS, LPNs, LVNs

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The nursing assistants role is?

is assistant nurses in giving care

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Medicare is for?

persons over the age of 65/

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Medicaid is for?

low income/people with disabilities

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A survey team is at your center. A team member asked you some questions. you should

answer them completely and honestly

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What state law affects what nursing assistants can do?

Nurse practice act, describes education requirements

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your nursing assistant certification can be revoked for ?

performing acts beyond your role

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which requires a training and competency evaluation program for nursing assistants?

OBRA

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as a nursing assistant you need a ?

written job description before employment

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who assigns and supervises your work?

Nurses

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you are responsible for?

completely delegated tasks safely

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A task is in your job description...

you do not need a nurse to delegate the task to you.

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you can refuse to perform a task for these reasons

-task is beyond the legal limits of your role, -task is not in your job description, -a nurse is not available to supervise you

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you decide to refuse a task. what should you do?

communication your concerns with the nurse

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OBRA is a?

Federal law

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A son has the legal right to act on his mothers behalf. the son is his mothers legal?

representative

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A daughter wants to read her fathers medical records. what should you do?

tell the nurse

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A resident refuses to have a shower. what should you do?

tell the nurse

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A resident has a phone in his room. He wants to make a phone call. what should you do?

leave the room

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who decides how to style a persons hair?

the person

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residents have the right to?

-refuse treatment -contact an ombudsman -DO NOT have the right to a private room

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residents have the right to be free from the following?

-abuse -involuntary seclusion -neglect

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Who selects activities for a resident?

the resident

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A long- term care ombudsman?

investigates resident complaints

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which actions promote personal dignity?

-providing privacy during personal care -making sure the person has needed assist devices

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what is the correct way to address a person?

Hello, Mr. Smith

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Ethics is?

knowledge of what is right conduct and wrong conduct

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which is ethical behavior?

reporting errors

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to maintain professional boundaries, your behaviors must?

help the person

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which is a crime?

-abuse, murder, robbery -Negligence is not a crime

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threatening to though a persons body without the persons consent is?

assault

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restraining a persons freedom of movement is?

false imprisonment

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photos of Mr. Blue are shown to others without his consent this is?

invasion of privacy

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a person asked you if you are a nurse and you answer yes, this is

fraud

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informed consent is when the person

fully understands all aspects of his or her treatment

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what are signs of elder abuse?

-old and new bruises -poor personal hygiene

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you suspect a person was abused what should you do?

tell the nurse

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t/f you wear needed eyeglasses. this helps protect the persons safety

true

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t/f childcare requires planning before you go to work

true

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t/f being on time for work means arriving at the center when your shift begins

false

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t/f your share information about a person with a friends. this is grounds for losing your job.

true

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t/f you must be careful what you say over the intercom system

true

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t/f you do not follow the centers dress code policy you can lose your job

true

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t/f you can use the centers computers for homework

false

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t/f you can keep your cell phone turned on while at work

false

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t/f you must know your centers attendance policy

True

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what will help you do your job well?

-enough sleep and rest-good nutrition-regular exercise

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what is good hygiene practices?

-bathing daily, using deodorant, brushing teeth after meals-NOT-have long polished fingernails

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what is good practice when getting ready for work?

-ironing your uniform, wearing your name badge, styling hair up and off the collar

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when should you ask questions about your job description ?

during the interview

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lying on a job application is

fraud

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when completing a job application you should?

write neatly and clearly, provide references, give information about employment gaps

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what do employers look for the most?

dependability

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Empathy is?

seeing things from the other persons point of view

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what should you wear to a job interview?

a simple dress or suit

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which is good behavior in a job interview?

-good eye contact, shaking hands, asking the interviewer questions

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What is the best response to an interview question?

brief explanations

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which statement reflects a good work attitude?

Im sorry, i didn't know

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A co-worker says that a doctor and nurse are dating this is?

gossip

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which is professional speech and language?

speaking clearly

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which is a courteous act?

-Saying please and thank you -complimenting others

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you are on a break you should/ can

-make personal phone calls, family members can meet you, nurse needs to know tht you are off the unit

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when planning your work you should?

-discuss priories with the nurse

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stress is

normal, affects the whole person, a stressor is an event that causes stress, stress is not always unpleasant

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which helps reduce stress

-exercise, rest, sleep, planning quiet time, having a sense of humor

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which is harassment?

joking about a persons religion, asking for a sexual favor, acting like a disabled person

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a resignation letter should include

-reasons for leaving, last day you will work, thank0you to the employer

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what are reasoning for losing your job?

-leaving the job during your shift, using alcohol in the work setting, sleeping on the job

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a person is weighed daily, the measurement is recorded on the?

flow chart

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Kardex is

type of card file that summarizes information found in the medical record-medications, treatments, and diagnoses

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24 hour clock starts at

1:00 am is 0100

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steps of the nursing process

-assessment, nursing diagnosis, planning, implementation, evaluation

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symptom

subjective, something the patient tells you but you cannot see EX: pain

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sign

objective, something you can visibly see on the patient EX: dry skin

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assessment in the nursing process

information is collected

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the comprehensive care plan is

the measures to help the person

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a person in restraints needs to be checked on every

15 mintes

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restraints need to be removed at least every

2 hours

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health care associated infection (nosocomial infection) is

an infection that develops in a person cared for in any setting where health care is given

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temperature for bed bath and perineal care

110-115/ 105-109

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how many milliliters in a pint?

500 ml

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how many ounces in a milliliter

30

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orthostatic hypotension

is a form of low blood pressure that happens when you stand up from sitting or lying down

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t/f a persons left leg is weaker than his right. the person holds the cane on his right side

true

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hypoxia

cells are not getting enough oxygen, signs are restlessness, dizziness, disorientation

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dyspnea

difficult, labored, or painful breathing

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tachypnea

Rapid breathing, more then 20 respirations per minute

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brachypnea

slow breathing, less then 12 respirations per minute

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apnea

lack or absence of breathing

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hypoventilation

respiration are slow, shallow, sometimes irregular

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hyperventilation

respiration are fast, deeper then normal

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cheyne-stokes respirations

respirations gradually increase in rate and depth, then they become shallow and slow. breathing may stop for 10 to 20 seconds

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orthopnea

breathing deeply and comfortably only when sitting

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orthopneic position

for people who have difficulty breathing, sitting up and leaning over a table to breathe

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