For nursing students, here is this Admission, Transfer, And Discharge of the patient quiz. The nurse within a hospital has some very distinct duties that are specifically set for them to accomplish. Being that you just started venturing into the world of nursing, you must have covered some duties you will be required to do perfectly in nursing 101. Take this quiz on chapter 11 covering admission, transfer, and discharge to see how much you understood.
Fear of the unknown
Loss of identity
Fear of the unknown
Loss of identity
Disorientation to place and time
Anger due to excessive lab work
Belongingness and love
Your wife and friends will be here any moment now.
Do you want some snacks?
Do you want me to turn the television on?
Look how good the weather is
Loss of appetite
Helpless and dependency
Lack of control
Reversal of sleeping patterns
Ask the patient's medical history.
Review the patient's medication
Obtain important identifying information
Educate a patient about hospital policies
Instruct patient on what to do before surgery
Try to guess what is being discussed.
Call for an interpreter.
Use sign language
Delegate the patient to another nurse who speaks that language
Be attentive to patient's nonverbal communication.
Respect the patient as an individual
Win patient's trust by letting them know that you have friends from the same racial background
Never attempt to use ethnic dialects with patients
Relationship of the room to the nurses' station
How to use the intercom system
How to order movies on demand
The location of the shower and bathroom facilities
How to adjust the bed and the lights
Make the room ready
Greet patient by name using his/her surname if the patient is an adult
Explain hospital routine
Provide directions to closest shopping malls and restaurants
Explain when meals are served and when friends are allowed to visit
Orient patient to the unit, lounge, and nurse's station
Orient patient to the room. Explain use of equipment
Use side rails and position call light within easy reach
Invite family back into the room if they left earlier
Reason for admission
Signs and symptoms
Past illnesses, surgical procedures, and hospitalization
Medication and allergies
Level of consciousness, height, and weight
Breath sounds and bowel sounds
Range of motion, skin condition, vision, and hearing
Cultural and religious background
Do you want me to ask the doctor to help you?
Here are some brochures about the procedure
Do you want to be alone with your family?
Do you want me to leave?
Height and weight
Vision and hearing
Culture and sensitivity test
Orient patient to the hospital
Confirm that patient understands diagnostic tests and procedures
Monitor patient's ability to ambulate independently
Monitor patient's understanding of nurse's culture and environment
Monitor patient's ability to operate hospital bed, call light, and emergency button.
By utilizing the best equipment available
By allowing only trained personnel to do the transfer
By documenting the patient's condition before and during transfer
By calling on family members to help during the transfer
Transitional care is the process of treating a patient who is being transferred from a hospital back to home.
Discharge from a home health agency requires the same teaching as discharge from a hospital.
Family members who will be the primary caregivers do not need assessments or education.
Assess the skills and availability of a primary caregiver
A summary account of the hospital stay
Account of all financial obligations
Method of discharge
List of staff who cared for the patient
Staff or head nurse
Director of Nursing
Licensed Vocational Nurse
Here's an interesting quiz for you.