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The charge nurse assigned in the care for a client with acute renal failure and hypernatremia to you, a newly graduated RN. Which actions can you delegate to the nursing assistant?



A. Provide oral care every 3-4 hours
B. Monitor for indications of dehydration
C. Administer 0.45% saline by IV line
D. Assess daily weights for trends

This question is part of Renal Failure (Acute & Chronic) by RNpedia.com
Asked by Wyatt Williams, Last updated: Feb 24, 2020

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Wyatt Williams

Wyatt Williams

Answered Feb 25, 2018

Provide oral care every 3-4 hours

Providing oral care is within the scope of practice for the nursing assistant. Monitoring and assessing clients, as well as administering IV fluids, require the additional education and skill of the RN.
 

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