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Nursing Assistant - Unit 1 Unit test - nurse assisting
Edgenuity - 100%
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What is the purpose of a rehabilitation agency?
to serve as a transitional locale for completing medical treatment
Which characteristic can help a nursing assistant portray a professional and positive attitude?
smiling while serving meals to the patient
Which is a responsibility of a nursing assistant?
making observations about patients
Collin, a nursing assistant at an assisted living facility, encouraged Anne, an older patient, to go to group bingo. How did Collin support the philosophy of restorative care?
by improving the patient's self-esteem
Which prefix means "self"?
Which facility focuses on providing comfort, not on finding cures?
Which choice best describes the purpose of a care plan?
to identify a patient's needs and describe nursing actions
Norah, a 93-year-old patient, is awake one evening while Jake, a nursing assistant, is cleaning her bedroom. What is most likely a good way that the nursing assistant can show compassion and build trust with his patient?
He can ask Norah about the family members in photos on her desk.
A nursing assistant is reviewing the care plan of a patient. The registered nurse wrote "mood changes based on changes in blood sugar levels." The nursing care plan also states, "Monitor patient's blood sugar hourly."
nursing diagnosis and nursing interventions
Shandra went to the hospital to get an X-ray that would take two hours. However, upon diagnosis, the doctor found a more serious problem and wanted to monitor her at the hospital for 48 hours. How did Shandra's patient status change?
She started as an outpatient, but then became an inpatient.
Which would be the best method for promoting inner well-being?
engaging in social activities
Maxwell gathered and set up some general equipment for a patient. Which job does Maxwell most likely have?
One foundational skill that a nursing assistant must have is the ability to
write clearly and correctly fill out a complex chart.
A nursing assistant must have a capacity to be tolerant and calm in stressful situations.
the ability to be patient
Tabitha's day is looking busy. Some of the tasks before her include scheduling the nursing staff for the next week and meeting with the nurses to discuss some changes in hospital policies. Which role does Tabitha have in the nursing department?
She is a director of nursing.
Prior to the competency evaluation, what must a prospective nursing assistant undergo?
a training course and supervised practice hours
Which is the difference between proximal and distal positions?
"Proximal" refers to the part closest and "distal" refers to the part farthest to the center of the body
Read the excerpt from a medical chart.The patient has a Δ in temperature of 4°F above her original measurement that was afeb 2 hours ago. There is pain in the LUQ. MRI is scheduled today at 1430.
The nursing assistant should give her a cold rag for her fever and would make sure she is ready for her MRI at 2:30 p.m.
In a healthcare agency, what is the role of the board of directors?
setting policies for the agency
Jeanie, a nursing assistant, is developing a care plan for Brad, a patient. Which statement best describes how Brad can help Jeanie identify treatment factors?
He can tell Jeanie that he is allergic to penicillin.
In which model does the nursing assistant complete the same tasks for all patients?
Which best describes a weakness that a nursing assistant might need to improve?
He often questions the jobs he is given by the registered nurse.
Paulo wants to become a nursing assistant. He received data back about his written competency test. It states he missed questions related to helping patients feed and clothe themselves. Which set of topics should he review before retaking the test?
physical care skills
Marny has been a nursing assistant for 25 years in a nursing home. She loves her job and is constantly going to seminars and training programs to help her understand new techniques for providing the best possible care.
Marny is committed to lifelong learning and is earning greater credibility with her coworkers.
Frank has been working with a patient for several days. He reports to the registered nurse that the patient requires additional care. What role is Frank performing here?
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