PNUR 1438-010 Certified Nursing Asisstant Day 3 Study Guide
PNUR 1438-010 Certified Nursing Asisstant Day 3 Study Guide PNUR 1438-010
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This 4 page Study Guide was uploaded by Takira Boyd on Tuesday June 14, 2016. The Study Guide belongs to PNUR 1438-010 at Kankakee Community College taught by Jackie Billings in Summer 2016. Since its upload, it has received 11 views. For similar materials see in Nursing and Health Sciences at Kankakee Community College.
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Day 3 Study Guide 1. How can the CNA create a safe environment in LTC? Clear pathways Temperature/Noise levels are comfortable Smells are pleasant Enough lightning 2. Changes from aging increase the risk for _? injury 3. How do you identify a patient/resident? ID Bracelet Birthdate Picture 4. What should a CNA do if you see broken equipment? Remove it Store in closet Notify Nurse 5. Sign of chocking? What should you do? Clutches throat Abdominal thrusts (Heimlich Remover) 6. Safety rules for oxygen? No smoking No candles Electric blankets are turned off before being unplugged Cotton pajamas are worn Items that ignite easy need to be removed from the room 7. Risk factors for falls? Eye Problems Drugs Old Age 8. Fall prevention programs? Keep rails up when patient is unattended Gait Belt Sheets Slides Mechanical Lift 9. Safety rules when using a wheelchair? Check brakes and tires Put casters forward Never go backwards 10. Safety rules when using a stretcher? Never leave the patient alone Lock it when transferring Minimum of 4 people Always do head first 11. Define MSDS? Material Safety Data Sheets 12. Define RACE? Rescue Alarm Confine Extinguish 13. Define PASS? Pull Aim Squeeze Sweep 14. How do we plan for disasters? Procedures are set in place 15. What is a restraint? Prevents freedom and movement Mental (chemical restraint) 16. When do we use restraints? Physical safety, medical symptoms 17. Safety rules when using restraints? Only 2 rails up (All rails=restraint) 18. What should the CNA do when a resident starts to fall? Hold on to gait belt Pull it back so they can fall on your leg and guide them to the floor 19. What is a gait belt and its safety rules? Never rip it off Two fingers under belt Tuck access inside 20. Define microorganism? Microorganism small living thing only seen with the microscope (Love warm, dark, moist environments) 21. Define pathogen? Pathogen another name for microorganism 22. Define infection? Infection results from invasion and growth of microbes in the body 23. Define standard precautions? Standard Precautions Used for all patients whenever care is given to prevent spread of infection 24. How do you wash your hands? *Check video* (Illinois Department of Public Health) 25. Define clean, asepsis, and sterile? Asepsis being free of disease producing microbes Sterile absence of all microbes Clean free of dirt and pollution 26. Always used in contact precautions? Gloves 27. Know clean and dirty? Clean free of dirt and pollution Dirty containing dirt and pollution 28. What is PPE? Personal Protection Equipment 29. What is double bagging? Used for contaminated items Cuff is made on a clean surface Person holding the clean bag stands outside the doorway and dirty bag inside the doorway Dirty bag goes inside the clean bag 30. How to care for hearing aids? Wipe with soft cloth Make sure it is on and working 31. How to care for eyeglasses? Clean as needed and asked Make sure they are on
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