Pasco #1 - Reporting And Documenting Client care

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 1443

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Are you "In the Know" about reporting and documenting client care? Circle the best choice. Then check your answers with your supervisor!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    It's best to perform all your care on all your clients first, then sit down to document everything all at once.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    You can use any abbreviation you like as long as it is neatly written.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    If your client refuses care, you should not document anything in the chart.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    After making an oral report, you should document the name and title of the person you reported to (if documentation is part of your job description).
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Your client tells you, "I'm sick of living in pain like this," you should report:
    • A. 

      "Client is suicidal."

    • B. 

      "Client needs pain medication but the nurse is not available."

    • C. 

      "Client reports, 'I'm sick of living in pain like this.'"

    • D. 

      "Client reports feeling sick from all the pain."

  • 6. 
    If you accidentally chart on the wrong client, you should use "white-out" to cover the documentation, then immediately chart in the right chart.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    An example of an objective observation is: "Temp. 99.6, pulse 74, resp. 16."
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Keeping documentation confidential in a Home Health setting is not as important as other settings because most people in the home are family or friends.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    It is never okay to document care before you give it, even if you do the same thing every day.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    A report that describes an unexpected event that involves an accident or injury is called an _________ report.
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