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Chapter 11 - admission, transfer, discharge
Terms in this set (5)
Set up procedures that makes a patient's entry into a healthcare facility
The set of procedures that involves moving a patient from his or her unit to another patient unit another nursing unit or another health care facility
The set of procedures that marks a patient's release from healthcare facility
What are reasons for a transfer?
1.)The patient may request a different room
2.)the patient's medical condition may change
3.)the patient may need to be transferred to another part of the hospital for tests or procedures
4.)the patient's condition may require transferred to another facility
What are the nursing assistant role in transfer procedures?
1.)Follow policies and instructions
2.)prepare the new unit
3.)prepare the patient
4.)help with the transfer
5.)help with the belongings and the patient's chart
6.) Monitor vital signs as directed
7.) Report the transfer
THIS SET IS OFTEN IN FOLDERS WITH...
Introduction to Health Care - Chapter 1
Chapter 5 -infection control
Chapter 6 -general safety rules
Chapter 12 - the patient unit
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