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A client has had a tracheostomy for 2 weeks after a motor vehicle accident. Which task could the RN safely delegate to unlicensed assistive personnel (UAP)?



A. Teach the client how to cough up secretions
B. Changes the tracheostomy trach ties
C. Monitor if client has shortness of breath
D. Perform routine tracheostomy dressing care

This question is part of Nursing Delegation
Asked by Csorelle, Last updated: Dec 05, 2017

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John Adney

John Adney

Answered on Jun 01, 2017

What type of care are referred too ? Cause this answer mentioned dressing care; can an unlicensed assistive personnel perform dressing?
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John Smith

John Smith

Answered on Apr 03, 2017

Perform routine tracheostomy dressing care

Unlicensed assistive personnel should be able to perform routine tracheostomy care.
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