Cannot exercise by themselves.
Can move and exercise without assistance.
Can get out of bed and walk by themselves.
Exercises too frequently.
Give the request promptly to the supervisor or charge nurse.
Make note of the resident's request in the resident's chart.
Explain to the resident that the minister will be informed the next time he/she visits.
Immediately call the minister and tell him/her to come and talk to Mr. James.
Every five minutes
Every ten minutes
Every fifteen minutes
support and reassure the resident.
tell the resident that "It will be ok".
Avoid touching the resident as much as possible.
insist that a family member be present during the transfer procedure.
turn off the water supply to the resident's room.
Get the needed water from another resident's room.
Tell the resident to use only cold water.
Report the water temperature problem according to facility policy.
The top layer of bowel movement.
The center of the bowel movement.
Two different locations in the bowel movement.
Four different locations in the bowel movement.
loss of joint motion.
One to two
Two to four
Four to six
Six to eight
Perineal (genital) area
Pedal (legs, ankles, feet) area
Facial (eye, mouth, nose) area
Abdominal (chest, stomach, back) area
leave the resident's room immediately.
glare at the visitor but say nothing.
Stop what he/she is doing and verbally express his/her feeling to the visitor.
Maintain composure, reply politely, and complete task.
the tapping of the nurse assistant's fingers up and down on the resident's skin.
the use of circular motion with the palm of the nurse assistant's hand on the resident's skin.
lightly striking the resident's skin with the sides of the nurse assistant's hand.
Gently grasping the resident's skin between the thumb and fingers of the nurse assistant's hand.
Provide an Epsom salt enema
Submerge the entire resident's body in an ice water bath
Give the resident aspirin at a rate of 10 grams per pound of body weight
Sponge the resident's skin with cool water, allowing the water to evaporate
Take the fur coat from the resident and lock it in the safe.
Ask the resident to keep the fur coat hidden in her room.
Label the fur coat with the resident's name and place it in the resident's closet.
Encourage the resident to donate the fur coat to a charity because she will have nowhere to wear the coat now.
Open the door, if flames are visible, go get help.
Open the door and if flames are visible use a fire extinguisher on the fire.
touch the door and if hot, do not open.
Get out of the building as quickly as possible.
if the family wishes to view the body.
what the cause of death was.
the funeral arrangements.
the patient's medical record.
reading a magazine to the resident.
telling the date and time to the resident.
Asking the resident long, detailed questions.
explaining the entire days planned activities.
Resident from getting wet.
compress from transferring heat to the body part.
Asking the resident what day and time it is.
Reading the morning newspaper to the resident.
Asking complex questions about the resident's entire activity plan to the resident.
Reading the resident's entire activity plan to the resident.
restrain the resident.
Place the resident in the SIMS position.
Not leave the resident unattended.
Not leave the resident alone for more than five minutes.
remain quiet and let the visit proceed uninterrupted.
instruct the family on the proper isolation technique.
Refuse to let any visitors see Mr. London due to his serious illness.
Ask Mr. London to visit with his grandchildren in the dining room so his room stays sterile.
Immediately report to the charge nurse that the humidifier is not working.
Remove the oxygen delivery device from the patient.
tighten the oxygen delivery device on the resident's face.
turn off the oxygen delivery system but leave the mask on the patient.
immediately wipes ends with alcohol, reconnects the tubing and tells the nurse.
Drain the tubing into a bedpan before reconnecting it, reconnect it, and then tell the nurse.
reconnect the tubing and make sure the drainage bag is firmly attached to the bedrail.
reconnect the tubing and discard any used wipes into the patient's garbage can.
Remind the resident to be on time.
Ask another care team member to remind the resident.
verify the appointment time and take the resident to the appointment/activity.
Arrange for a family member to come and take the resident to the appointment/activity.
at least 115 degrees Fahrenheit.
No more than 80 degrees Fahrenheit.
Cool to the resident's touch.
Approximately 105 degrees Fahrenheit.
Brown paper towel.
Inspect the area of skin to be massaged for signs of skin breakdown.
Check that the lotion to be used for the massage is cool to the touch.
Wipe the area of skin to be massaged with a warm, soapy cloth.
Vigorously rub the area of skin to be massaged with bare hands to warm the skin.
Speak loudly so they can be heard.
Give Mr. Ford a lot of choices to keep him happy.
Ask clear simple questions while allowing Mr. Ford time to answer without interruption.
Give inconsistent responses since Mr. Ford is already confused.
Gently wash the wound area with soap and water.
Apply a dry dressing to absorb the drainage.
Immediately notify the charge nurse of the wound condition.
Apply some medicine to the area and sterile bandage to the wound.
Prevent the growth of microbes.
Avoid discoloration of urine.
Facilitate sugar breakdown in the urine.
Checking the batteries regularly.
Cleaning with hot soapy water.
Checking for wax buildup.
Storing in proper container
Directly behind the resident.
Away from the resident.
in front and to the left side of the resident.
in front and to the right side of the resident.
push one wheelchair at a time.
Pull two wheelchairs at a time.
Push one wheelchair while pulling the other.
line the wheelchairs up side by side and push both wheelchairs at the same time.
Hearing impaired resident.
visually impaired/blind resident.
There will be free food at the meeting.
important resident care information will be shared.
his absence will be noted in his record.
the nurse assistants are allowed to talk freely about the residents.
tell the resident that the request will be given to the supervisor immediately.
make a mental note of the request to be given to the supervisor later.
tell the resident that the minister has left for the day but will be back tomorrow.
Make a quick call to a local minister and request that they come immediately.
Tighten up or shorten a muscle.
Correct inflammation in a joint.
Immobilize broken bones while they heal.
Prevent a decubitus ulcer from spreading.
Faster to fill with ice.
warmer to the resident's touch.
Easier to mold to the body part.
frozen and reused again later.
Bring the resident small inexpensive gifts
Share personal problems with the resident
Recognize and respect resident's cultural and religious beliefs
Identify and share the resident's likes and dislikes
Decide the menu for the resident.
Have Mr. Phillips write down what he wants to eat.
Warn everyone nearby that Mr. Phillips is in a bad mood.
Mr. Phillips and have the charge nurse decide
protect the resident.
Punish a combative resident.
Make work easier for the nursing staff.
Fulfill the request of the resident's family member.
use cool water.
open privacy curtains
Protect the resident's eyes.
Apply the shampoo and then use a comb to remove tangles.
Encourage the resident to rest as much as possible to conserve energy
Encourage the resident to watch television and listen to the radio
Provide the resident with science fiction novels
Share intimate details about other residents and staff members
Skip the bath and report Mr. Winter's behavior change in the progress notes and to the charge nurse.
Ask another nurse assistant to persuade Mr. Winters into taking a bath.
Argue with Mr. Winters telling him he will stink if he does not bathe.
tell Mr. Winters he is being child-like and must take a bath immediately.
record the weight as indicated by the digital scale reading.
tag the scale with "do not use" and report the scale to maintenance for service.
try to re-calibrate the scale and weigh Mrs. Johnson again
Add the two weights and report the average weight.
Not be able to afford a lawyer.
Not recognize the activity as abusive.
Be afraid that he/she will not get visitors.
wish to protect the family member from trouble.
participating in scheduled recreational activities.
Walking around the facility discussing his/her personal problems.
Discussing other residents personal problems.
following the nurse assistant while he/she does rounds.
Assist the patient into the prone position.
Don disposable gloves.
Remove the catheter from the resident.
Expose the perineal area.
resident's family member.
Charge nurse or supervisor.
Around the resident's leg and calf area.
On the weak side of the resident's ankle.
On the inside of the resident's shoe.
Around the weak side of the ankle.
Avoid discussions about the patient's feelings.
Avoid direct eye contact when talking to the resident.
raise the drainage bag above the level of the resident's bladder.
Remove the catheter tubing from the resident's bladder.
Open drainage port.
apply a clamp directly on the drainage bag tubing.
Limit the amount of fluids the resident consumes.
Restrict the resident's activities.
encourage the resident to remain close to a bathroom at all times.
offer fluids frequently and ensure that the resident eats a well-balanced diet.
Encourage the resident to do as much as possible.
Decide which clothing matches for the resident.
Insist that the resident allows the nurse assistant to do all the work.
Borrow another resident's clothing if the resident is missing something.
Ignore the pest since it was small.
Stop taking the blood pressure and go report the pest.
Attempt to catch the pest.
Complete the procedure and then report the pest.
Sit and visit with Mr. Gray for as long as he wants to talk.
Limit interaction with the resident so as to limit exposure to the infection.
Urge the resident to call family and friends while treating the resident with respect, kindness and dignity.
Tell the charge nurse to give the resident some medicine to calm them down.
At all times except when giving bedside care.
Only when the doctor is present.
at all times regardless of the care being given.
Only when the resident is awake.
During a.m. care
Before taking a shower
Before a tub bath
After soaking the resident's hands.
Ask another resident to identify the resident
Check the resident's I.D. bracelet information
Have resident's wear name tags at all times
Verify the resident's identity with the charge nurse
Cool tub bath.
Offer Mrs. Brant his/her condolences on the loss of her aunt.
Inform Mrs. Brant that her sister is bringing bad news when she visits.
Remain in Mrs Brant's room while Mrs. Brant's sister delivers the bad news.
Close the door to Mrs. Brant's room and ensure that Mrs. Brant and her sister are not interrupted during their grieving.
Ask detailed questions requiring verbal responses.
Use only non-verbal communication.
Ask the charge nurse to talk to the resident.
Ask yes/no questions.
toward the nurse assistant's body.
Vigorously with a dry cloth.
from cleanest to dirtiest area.
By shaking linens or equipment.
put petroleum jelly on the stoma and change the bag.
tell the nurse about the skin breakdown.
ignore the skin breakdown since this is normal.
instruct the patient to be more careful with their colostomy bag.
Be calm and peaceful.
Deny that he/she is dying.
Make the nurse assistant a target of anger.
discuss people and things that will be left behind.
Ignore the problem since Mr Pasho never uses the call button
Report the situation and provide an alternative call method.
Wait for the nurse to observe and address the problem.
ask Mr. Pasho to report the problem to the next shift.
Place the soiled linens on the floor until they are collected by laundry personnel.
Rinse the soiled linens in the resident's bathroom basin and put the linens with the other laundry.
Place the soiled linens in a leak-proof container for transport to laundry.
Place the soiled linens directly into the uncovered linen hamper.
bedpan or urinal.
Not measure any fluids other than urine.
Measure only the first urine elimination of the day.
record the amount of liquids eliminated and record the total on the record.
Remember the amount and tell the resident.
Offer Mrs. Green an sweater or blanket and report the request to adjust the room temperature.
Assure Mrs. Green that the room is at the correct temperature.
increase the room temperature by 10 degrees.
Provide Mrs. Green with a hot beverage.
To avoid skin irritation to the nurse assistant's hands
To avoid contact with potentially infectious body fluids
To keep the nurse assistant from having to wash his/her hands often
To avoid sensual contact with the resident's skin.
Side with pillow supporting the spine.
bend the arm so that the same-side shoulder is touched and hold the position for 30 seconds.
move the straightened arm up away from the side of the resident's body and then back down to the side.
move the arm in front of the body and then move the arm to the back of the body.
hold the arm straight and turn the hand so the palm is down, then turn the hand so the palm is up.