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CNA/HHA Abreviations

A list of Abbreviations used in the CNA/HHA course at Alexandria Technical College in Minnesota.
STUDY
PLAY
A or Ax
Auxillary
AROM
Active Range of Motion
a.c
Before Meals
ADL
Activities of Daily Living
ad lib
As Desired
AEB
As Evidenced By
A.M.
Midnight to Noon
B&B
Bowel and Bladder Program
b.i.d
Twice a Day
BKA
Below Knee Amputation
BM
Bowel Movement
BP
Blood Pressure
BRP
Bathroom Privileges
c or w
With
c.c
Cubic Centimeters
C/O
Complains Of
CMS
Color, Circulation, Motion, Sensitivity
CVA
Stroke
DAT
Diet as Tolerated
DNR
Do No Resuscitate
h or hr
Hour
H2O
Water
HOB
Head of Bed
HOH
Hard of Hearing
h.s
Bedtime/Hour of Sleep
ht
Height
I&O
Intake and Output
MI
Myocardial Infarction
Na
Sodium
NKA
No Known Allergies
NPO
Nothing by Mouth
O
Oral
O2
Oxygen
OT
Occupational Therapy
Oz
Ounce = 30 cc
p.c
After Meals
Peri
Perineal
P.M.
12 Noon to Midnight
PT
Physical Therapy
p.r.n
As needed or Desired
PROM
Passive Range of Motion
Px
Physical Examination
q
Every
q.d
Every Day
q.h
Every Hour
q.4.h
Every 4 Hours
q.i.d
Four Times a Day
R
Rectal
Rt
Right
SBA
Stand by Assist
w/o
Without
s
Without
SOB
Shortness of Breath
stat
Immediately
TC & DB
Tum Cough and Deep Breathe
t.i.d
Three Times a Day
TPR
Temperature, Pulse, and Respiration
Tx
Treatment
V.S
Vital Signs
W/C
Wheelchair
Wt
Weight
<
Less Than
>
Greater Than
1cc
1ml
S/S
Signs and or Symptoms