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Partially complete proteins contain all nine amino acids necessary to maintain life and provide growth.
Eat off other residents' trays.
When resident eat in the dining room , you should be sure they do not?
Watch the resident begin eating before leaving the rrom.
Mr. Wilson can feed himself in his own room. The nursing assistant should
Give a hard, upward thrust against the resident's abdomen.
In the Heimlich Maneuver, the nursing assistant should
Mrs. Johnson has coronary artery disease and is not allowed to eat fried foods, gravies, or foods using whole milk. What type of diet is she on?
When planning a resident's diet, the nutritionist does not take into account the residents likes and dislikes
By observing the residents tray after the meal and noting how much was eaten.
How does the nursing assistant chart the amount of food and fluid consumed by the resident?
For lunch, Mrs. Block ate half of her spaghetti and meatballs, none of the salad, and all of the bread and margarine, milk, and dessert. Using a guide in which meat = 40%, pasta = 10%, salad = 5%, bread and margarine = 20%, milk = 15%, and dessert = 10%, what is the total percentage of the allocated calories eaten by Mrs. Block?
Changes in a resident's eating habits must be reported by the nursing assistant to the charge nurse.
Soup, jello, and ice cream.
At dinner, Mrs. Flanagan ea\ts soup, salad, chicken, jello, and ice cream. Which of these foods should be recorded as her fluid intake.
As soon as he drinks the liquids.
Mr. Jackson has a catheter. In monitoring intake and output of fluids, when is it best to record his fluid intake?
Mrs. Johnson drinks an 8 oz. glass of milk, an 8 oz cup of coffee, a 6 oz. glass of juice, and a 10 oz. bowl of soup. What is her total fluid intake measured in cc's?
Clean the area around the catheter.
What must the nursing assistant do when caring for a female resident who has an indwelling urinary catheter?
When the specimen must be free from contamination.
When should you use the midstream, clean catch method to collect urine?
When obtaining a urine specimen from a urinary catheter, you should always disconnect the drainage tube from the catheter?
Consistency and regular schedule are important in helping a resident regain bladder and bowel control.
In order to influence residents' behavior, you must first ignore the reasons for the behavior.
Residents who have entered a long-term care facility are usually happy and rarely angry or depressed.
Reinforce the importance of letting him be more independent in the family's presence.
Mr. Howell's daughter and son-in-law are constantly doing things for him, so much so that he is dependent on them and everyone else in the care facility. What can the nursing assistant do to encourage Mr. Howell's independence?
Because they may be coping with many losses, residents in long-term care facilities focus most of their energy and interest on?
A resident who has lost the strength and ability to easily perform everyday activities may be reluctant to attempt tasks independently.
In order to motivate a resident, it's okay for the nursing assistant to point out the resident's mistakes?
Positive reinforcement means ignoring failure and noticing and praising one's steps toward goals
We all have psychosocial needs for love and appreciation, approval and respect, and recognition.
Very few residents go through periods of anxiety and depression after being admitted to a long-term care facility.
Introduce her to staff and other residents.
Mrs. Goodwin is a new resident in a long-term care facility. What can nursing assistant do to help her feel comfortable in her new surroundings?
When assisting a resident who is being difficult, the nursing assistant should maintain a kind, considerate manner and give full attention.
Residents should be discouraged from reminiscing and should focus instead on what's going on now.
If you treat all residents as you would like to be treated, you will be meeting their psychosocial needs as best you can.
Encourage him to push himself and praise him when he does.
Mr Waston is capable of [propelling his own wheelchair, but he is constantly asking you to do it for him. What should you do?
Use firm kindness
How should the nursing assistant respond when caring for a depressed resident who refuses to get up or eat?
By special interest.
Both Mrs. Martin and Mrs Stewart, who are residents, love to knit and spend hours knitting homemade gifts for family and friends. In their facility these ladies are known as "the knitters." How are their roles determined?
Asking the resident's name
Which technique is not a good idea to help keep a resident oriented to reality?
Lack of suitable partners
What is usually the greatest inhibiting factor to sexuality in residents in long-term care facilities?
Masturbation is a normal, healthy mean of sexual release for people who lack suitable partners?
Less vaginal lubrication and elasticity in women, and less firm erections in men can affect sexual function?
Assist residents with clothing, cosmetics, and grooming.
How can the nursing assistant help the residents understand and cope with sexuality?
Providing privacy for a resident's expression of sexuality is not a responsibility of the nursing assistant?
The food eaten in a culture is not influenced by the local geography and the foods that grow there?
Every resident has the right to practice his or her own religion including following the dietary rules and regulations?
Residents can practice their own religions but they are not allowed to have religious symbols openly displayed?
Using words such as"passed away" or "taken from us" to describe someone's death is our way of trying to soften the blow of death?
When caring for a dying resident, your feelings about death have no bearing on your behavior toward the resident?
Listen to the residents who need to talk about death.
When a resident dies, how should the nursing assistant respond to the other residents?
Provide care and understanding
When dying residents are in the depression or "poor me" stage, how should the nursing assistant respond?
By doing hobbies or crafts
How can the need to interact with others in a long-term care facility be met?
When residents enter a long-term care facility, changes in roles and relationships may affect their socialization.
All of the above changes
What pyhsical changes that may occur with age could affect the resident's way of socializing?
A resident's family name and relationships
It is helpful for socialization if the nursing assistant knows
Suggest that residents visit with other residents.
Which of the following describe an appropriate way to encourage socialization among residents?
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