Thuy Pham - ATI LEADERSHIP PROCTORED RTAKE REMEDIATION CHAPTER 3 – UNDERSTANDING CLIENT ADVOCACY It is the nurses’ role in supporting clients by ensuring they are properly informed, that their rights are respected, and that they are receiving the proper level of care. The complex health care system puts clients in a vulnerable position. Nurses are clients’ voices when the system is not acting in their best best interest. Do not direct or control their decisions. CHAPTER 1 – USING TIME APPROPRIATELY “life before limb” Acute before chronic Actual problems before potential future problems Listen carefully to clients and don’t assume. Recognize and respond to trends vs. transient findings: recognizing a gradual deterioration in a client’s level of consciousness and/or Glasgow Coma Scale score Recognizing indications of increasing intracranial pressure in a client who has a new diagnosis of a stroke vs. the findings expected following a stroke Recognize the timing of administration of antidiabetic and antimicrobial medications is more important than administration of some other medications CHAPTER 1 – INTERVENTION FOR INCORRECT TRANSFER TECHNIQUE Intervene if only necessary (unsafe clinical practice) Right supervision: delegate the ambulation of a client to an AP. Observe the AP to ensure safe ambulation of the client and provide positive feedback to the AP after completion of the task
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- Summer '16