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Define Validation therapy.
Validation therapy is an approach used for residents with advance dementia. Playing along with resident's fantasies.
DEMENTIA
What is (OSHA)?
OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH ADMINISTRATION (OSHA): A federal government agency that sets rules and policies to protect workers on the job.
Federal
Name the six links in the chain of infection:?
1.Common agents/sources of infection.
2.Reservoir.
3.Portal of exit.
4.Mode of transmission
5.Portal of entry.
6.Susceptible host.
Microorganisms
(PPE)?
Personal protective equipment: is the barrier (a block or obstacle of some kind) between you and a potential infectious disease.
gloves, gowns, masks, goggles, and face shields.
Dysuria
Painful or difficult urination
unrination
PROM?
Passive range of motion: is performed by staff. Nurse assistant will take each joint through its normal range of motion gently, without causing pain.
RANGE OF MOTION
Incontinence
The inability to control the bladder or bowels.
Control
Explain Sims position.
Person in Sims position is lying on his or her side with one leg drawn up.
one leg
(TIA)Transsient Ischemic Attacks
is a warning sign of a stroke. Its occurs when the brain loses a portion of its blood supply.
warning sign
What is the correct temperature for a normal bath water?
110 F
above 90
Define body mechanics
It is using the body properly to prevent injury when lifting, moving, and bending.
proper use of body
Define emesis
It is Vomit
no hint too easy
What does T stand for?
Total assist- they cannot do anything, require total transfers.
Total
(MSDS)
Material Safety Data Sheets: describe chemical contents, fire hazards and first aid.
caution
What does nonpathologic mean
It is not disease-causing.
disease
5 examples of joints that can rotate
wrists, neck, hip, ankle and shoulder.
rotate...think about it
The heart, arteries, and veins, are a part of this system
circulatory
blood
Cane, crutches, and walkers are call what kind of device
assistive
they help assist
List vital signs
blood pressure, respirations, temperature, pulse, and level of pain
Communication is done by
Listening as well observing body language. also talking and touching.
think how you communicate
what are the purposes of bathing?
1. to provide comfort
2.to remove germs
3. to increase circulation
think why you bath, promote health
What is Delusion
a false belief not supported by reality
false
3 types of bodily response to infections are
localized, silent and whole body
review text book
List basic human needs
safety, love and caring from others, sexual, social, spiritual
identify your needs
what is the main cause of obesity
taking in more calories than the body needs for energy
intake
What is the purpose of bedside rails
To prevent a resident from falling out of bed
prevention
True or False
Swollen or discolored feet can indicate that there could be circulatory problems
TRUE
read question again and think about it
Define Hemiplegia
paralysis of one half of the body
paralysis
What is Libel
defamation or lies in writing or in print that injure the reputation of another
writing
Chain of command
the order of authority in a facility
authority