Chapter 14 Nursing Assistant Ten Edition Vocab.

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Hopefully an overview of chapter 14's environmental and nursing assistant safety


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  • 1. 

    Define concurrent cleanings

    • A.

      The daily cleaning of equipment

    • B.

      The night shifts janitor cleanings(such as halls, bathrooms)

    • C.

      Taking patients to shower or bathroom

    Correct Answer
    A. The daily cleaning of equipment
    Explanation
    Concurrent cleanings refer to the daily cleaning of equipment. This involves regular maintenance and sanitization of various equipment used in a facility, such as medical devices, machinery, or tools. It ensures that the equipment is kept in a clean and functional state, reducing the risk of contamination and ensuring optimal performance. Concurrent cleanings are separate from other cleaning tasks like janitorial duties or assisting patients with personal hygiene.

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  • 2. 

    Define environmental safety

    • A.

      Safety equipments used for patiemts

    • B.

      The regulations set to protect patients in the facility

    • C.

      The condition of an entire facility

    Correct Answer
    C. The condition of an entire facility
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "the condition of an entire facility". Environmental safety refers to the overall state and conditions of a facility, including the physical environment, equipment, and processes, to ensure the well-being and protection of individuals within the facility. It encompasses measures taken to prevent accidents, hazards, and potential harm to patients, staff, and visitors, such as maintaining cleanliness, proper ventilation, effective waste management, and adherence to safety protocols and regulations.

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  • 3. 

    Define private room

    • A.

      Room for one person

    • B.

      Room for two people

    • C.

      Room for three or four people

    Correct Answer
    A. Room for one person
    Explanation
    A private room is defined as a room for one person. It is a space that is intended for the exclusive use of a single individual, providing them with privacy and personal space. This type of room typically includes a bed, storage facilities, and may have a private bathroom. It is designed to accommodate the needs and preferences of a single occupant, offering them a comfortable and secluded environment.

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  • 4. 

    Define semiprivate rooms

    • A.

      Room for one person

    • B.

      Room for two people

    • C.

      Room for three or four

    Correct Answer
    B. Room for two people
    Explanation
    Semiprivate rooms are defined as rooms that are shared by two people. This means that two individuals will occupy and share the same room, but they will have some level of privacy within the shared space. This could include separate beds, partitions, or other arrangements that allow each person to have their own personal space within the room.

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  • 5. 

    Define wards

    • A.

      Room for one person

    • B.

      Room for two people

    • C.

      Room for three or four people

    Correct Answer
    C. Room for three or four people
    Explanation
    The term "wards" refers to rooms that can accommodate three or four people. It implies that these rooms are specifically designed to house a larger number of individuals, providing enough space and facilities for their comfort and convenience. This definition suggests that wards are intended for multiple occupants, making them suitable for families, groups, or individuals who prefer shared accommodation.

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  • 6. 

    What are benefits for side rails

    • A.

      Protect patient from falling out of bed

    • B.

      Provide handle for getting out of bed

    • C.

      Give patient sense of security

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    The benefits of side rails include protecting the patient from falling out of bed, providing a handle for getting out of bed, and giving the patient a sense of security. All of these benefits contribute to the overall safety and well-being of the patient, ensuring that they are protected from accidents and have the necessary support and assistance while in bed.

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  • 7. 

    Define incident

    • A.

      Losing a memo or message

    • B.

      When workers bring private information out the work place

    • C.

      When a patient passes on

    • D.

      An accident in the work place

    Correct Answer
    D. An accident in the work place
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "an accident in the work place". An incident refers to an unexpected event or occurrence that disrupts the normal functioning or safety of a workplace. This can include accidents, injuries, equipment malfunctions, or any other event that poses a risk to the well-being of employees or the workplace environment.

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  • 8. 

    When do you fill out an incident report?

    • A.

      You don't, you report it to the nurse and he/she files it

    • B.

      If you witness an incident

    • C.

      If you are involved in an incident

    • D.

      When a patient or employee is in harm or danger

    Correct Answer
    A. You don't, you report it to the nurse and he/she files it
    Explanation
    i know this question is flimsy but a nurse fills out incident report not the CNA.The question is not when does one report an incident?

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  • 9. 

    What does RACE stand for?

    • A.

      Report, Activate, Contain, Evacuate

    • B.

      Remove, Activate, Contain, Extinguish,

    • C.

      Remove, Activate, Contain, Extinguish, Evacuate

    • D.

      Relax, Activate, Contain, Extinguish, Evacuate

    Correct Answer
    C. Remove, Activate, Contain, Extinguish, Evacuate
  • 10. 

    When using a fire extinguisher, what does PASS stand

    • A.

      Pull, Aim, Squeeze, Set

    • B.

      Pull, Aim, Squeeze, Sweep

    • C.

      Pull, Aim, SurpreSs

    • D.

      Pause, Activate, Swipe, Swipe again

    Correct Answer
    B. Pull, Aim, Squeeze, Sweep
    Explanation
    PASS stands for Pull, Aim, Squeeze, and Sweep. This acronym is used as a simple and effective way to remember the steps for using a fire extinguisher. First, you need to pull the pin or ring to break the tamper seal. Then, aim the nozzle or hose at the base of the fire. Next, squeeze the handle to release the extinguishing agent. Finally, sweep the nozzle or hose from side to side, covering the base of the fire until it is completely extinguished. This sequence ensures that the fire extinguisher is used correctly and effectively in emergency situations.

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  • 11. 

    Work place violence does not include

    • A.

      Physical assault

    • B.

      Overworking facility members

    • C.

      Threatening

    • D.

      Verbal abuse

    Correct Answer
    B. Overworking facility members
    Explanation
    Workplace violence refers to any act or threat of physical violence, harassment, intimidation, or other disruptive behavior that occurs at the workplace. It can include physical assault, threatening behavior, and verbal abuse. However, overworking facility members does not fall under the category of workplace violence. While overworking can be a form of mistreatment, it is not directly related to violence or aggressive behavior.

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  • 12. 

    Define ergonomics

    • A.

      The slow process of organ failure when the patient refuses to consume food

    • B.

      The study of mental process of patients

    • C.

      A patients adapting to the new facility they have been brought to

    • D.

      Adapting to ones environment and using certain techniques and equipment to prevent injury

    Correct Answer
    D. Adapting to ones environment and using certain techniques and equipment to prevent injury
  • 13. 

    What does MSDS stand for

    • A.

      Material, Safety, Digestion, Sheets

    • B.

      Moving, Safely, Down, Stairs

    • C.

      Material, Safety, Data, Sheets

    • D.

      Material, Safety, Document, Sheets

    Correct Answer
    C. Material, Safety, Data, Sheets
    Explanation
    MSDS stands for Material Safety Data Sheets. These sheets provide important information about the hazards, handling, storage, and emergency procedures for substances or products. They contain details such as chemical composition, physical properties, first aid measures, and disposal methods. MSDS is a standardized format used to communicate safety information in various industries and is crucial for ensuring the safe handling and use of hazardous materials.

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