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Exit Exam Remediation Legal Responsibilities: Actions to Take Regarding Advance Directives - The PSDA requires asking all clients on admission to a health care facility whether they have advance directives. - Staff should give clients who do not have advance directives written information that outlines their rights related to health care decisions and how to formulate advance directives. - A health care representative should be available to help with this process. Managing Client Care: Delegating Assignments to a Licensed Practical Nurse - Monitoring findings (RN’s ongoing assessments) - Reinforcing client teaching from a standard care plan - Performing trach care, suctioning - Checking NG tube patency Coordinating Client Care: Client Information to Include in Change-of-Shift Report - Performed with the nurse is assuming responsibility for the client’s care - Describes the current health status of the client - Informs the next shift of pertinent client care information Professional Responsibilities: Ethical Principle of Autonomy - A problem is an ethical dilemma if it cannot be solved solely by the review of scientific data, it involves a conflict between two moral imperatives, and the answer will have profound effect on the situation/client - Nurses have a responsibility to be advocates, and to identify and report ethical situations - Ethical decision making is the process by which a decision is made about an ethical issue (requires a balance between science and morality). Postoperative Nursing Care: Emergency Management of an Evisceration - Monitor oxygen saturation using a pulse ox - Assist with coughing and deep breathing at least every hr while awake, and provide a pillow or folded blanket so the client can splint as necessary for abdominal incision - Assist with the use of an incentive spirometer at least every 2 hr while awake to encourage expansion of the lungs and prevent atelectasis Food Safety: Nursing Interventions for a Food Allergy - Include complete dietary profile of the client, medications, herbal supplements, baseline knowledge about food safety, and food medication interactions - Separate foods to avoid cross contamination
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- Food should be consumed only by individuals who are conscious and have an intact gag or swallow reflex Home Safety: Assisting With Education about a Community Chemical Disaster - Carbon monoxide cannot be seen, smelled, or tasted - Symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning include nausea, vomiting, headache, weakness, and unconsciousness - Measures to prevent carbon monoxide poisoning including ensuring proper ventilation when using fuel burning devices (lawn mowers, wood burning, gas fireplaces, and charcoal grills). Safe Medication Administration and Error Reduction: Verifying Identities of Clients Who Have the Same Name - Acceptable identifiers include the client’s name, an assigned identification number, telephone number, birth date, of a photo identification card - Prepare medications for one client at a time -
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