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The nursing assistant positions himself close to the client. The nursing assistant keeps his neck, back, pelvis, and feet aligned. The nursing assistant encourages the client to assist as much as possible. The nursing assistant keeps his knees straight and his feet close together. Correct Rationale: To help prevent injury, the nurse needs to use and encourage staff members to use good bodymechanics and ergonomic principles in providing care. When planning to reposition a client, the staff member must assess the client’s ability to assist and encourage the client to assist as much as possible. The nursing assistant should position himself close to the client and keep the back, neck, pelvis, and feet aligned, avoiding twisting; use the arms and legs (not the back); and keep the knees flexed and the feet
wide apart.Test-Taking Strategy: Note the strategic words “further training is necessary.” These words indicate a negative event query and the need to select the unsafe action by the nursing assistant. Think about ergonomics and the principles of good body mechanics as you visualize each option. If you had difficulty with this question, review the principles of good body mechanics.Reference: Potter, P., & Perry, A. (2009). Fundamentals of nursing (7th ed., p. 801). St. Louis: Mosby.78.ID: 383717451A nurse preparing to perform a sterile dressing change notes that the covering of a package of sterile 4 × 4 gauze pads has a small tear. Which action should the nurse take?