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Which provides 24-hour nursing care?
who controls policy in a nursing center?
A health care program for terminally ill person is called?
The nursing team includes
Nursing assistants, RNS, LPNs/LVNs
Who is in charge of the entire nursing staff?
the director of nursing
nursing assistants are supervised by
RNS, LPNs, LVNs
The nursing assistants role is?
is assistant nurses in giving care
Medicare is for?
persons over the age of 65/
Medicaid is for?
low income/people with disabilities
A survey team is at your center. A team member asked you some questions. you should
answer them completely and honestly
What state law affects what nursing assistants can do?
Nurse practice act, describes education requirements
your nursing assistant certification can be revoked for ?
performing acts beyond your role
which requires a training and competency evaluation program for nursing assistants?
as a nursing assistant you need a ?
written job description before employment
who assigns and supervises your work?
you are responsible for?
completely delegated tasks safely
A task is in your job description...
you do not need a nurse to delegate the task to you.
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
you decide to refuse a task. what should you do?
communication your concerns with the nurse
OBRA is a?
A son has the legal right to act on his mothers behalf. the son is his mothers legal?
A daughter wants to read her fathers medical records. what should you do?
tell the nurse
A resident refuses to have a shower. what should you do?
A resident has a phone in his room. He wants to make a phone call. what should you do?
leave the room
who decides how to style a persons hair?
residents have the right to?
-refuse treatment -contact an ombudsman -DO NOT have the right to a private room
residents have the right to be free from the following?
-abuse -involuntary seclusion -neglect
Who selects activities for a resident?
A long- term care ombudsman?
investigates resident complaints
which actions promote personal dignity?
-providing privacy during personal care -making sure the person has needed assist devices
what is the correct way to address a person?
Hello, Mr. Smith
knowledge of what is right conduct and wrong conduct
which is ethical behavior?
to maintain professional boundaries, your behaviors must?
help the person
which is a crime?
-abuse, murder, robbery -Negligence is not a crime
threatening to though a persons body without the persons consent is?
restraining a persons freedom of movement is?
photos of Mr. Blue are shown to others without his consent this is?
invasion of privacy
a person asked you if you are a nurse and you answer yes, this is
informed consent is when the person
fully understands all aspects of his or her treatment
what are signs of elder abuse?
-old and new bruises -poor personal hygiene
you suspect a person was abused what should you do?
t/f you wear needed eyeglasses. this helps protect the persons safety
t/f childcare requires planning before you go to work
t/f being on time for work means arriving at the center when your shift begins
t/f your share information about a person with a friends. this is grounds for losing your job.
t/f you must be careful what you say over the intercom system
t/f you do not follow the centers dress code policy you can lose your job
t/f you can use the centers computers for homework
t/f you can keep your cell phone turned on while at work
t/f you must know your centers attendance policy
what will help you do your job well?
-enough sleep and rest-good nutrition-regular exercise
what is good hygiene practices?
-bathing daily, using deodorant, brushing teeth after meals-NOT-have long polished fingernails
what is good practice when getting ready for work?
-ironing your uniform, wearing your name badge, styling hair up and off the collar
when should you ask questions about your job description ?
during the interview
lying on a job application is
when completing a job application you should?
write neatly and clearly, provide references, give information about employment gaps
what do employers look for the most?
seeing things from the other persons point of view
what should you wear to a job interview?
a simple dress or suit
which is good behavior in a job interview?
-good eye contact, shaking hands, asking the interviewer questions
What is the best response to an interview question?
which statement reflects a good work attitude?
Im sorry, i didn't know
A co-worker says that a doctor and nurse are dating this is?
which is professional speech and language?
which is a courteous act?
-Saying please and thank you -complimenting others
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
when planning your work you should?
-discuss priories with the nurse
normal, affects the whole person, a stressor is an event that causes stress, stress is not always unpleasant
which helps reduce stress
-exercise, rest, sleep, planning quiet time, having a sense of humor
which is harassment?
joking about a persons religion, asking for a sexual favor, acting like a disabled person
a resignation letter should include
-reasons for leaving, last day you will work, thank0you to the employer
what are reasoning for losing your job?
-leaving the job during your shift, using alcohol in the work setting, sleeping on the job
a person is weighed daily, the measurement is recorded on the?
type of card file that summarizes information found in the medical record-medications, treatments, and diagnoses
24 hour clock starts at
1:00 am is 0100
steps of the nursing process
-assessment, nursing diagnosis, planning, implementation, evaluation
subjective, something the patient tells you but you cannot see EX: pain
objective, something you can visibly see on the patient EX: dry skin
assessment in the nursing process
information is collected
the comprehensive care plan is
the measures to help the person
a person in restraints needs to be checked on every
restraints need to be removed at least every