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Which of the following is an example of negligence?
a. Treating all residents with respect and courtesy.
b. Gossiping about a resident.
c. Serving a resident the wrong diet.
d. Assaulting a resident
c. Serving a resident the wrong diet.
True/False: It is unethical to ignore a resident's needs.
true
Two residents, Mrs. Jenkins and Mrs. Sloane, are overheard gossiping about another resident. What is the best action the nursing assistant can take?
a. Encourage the residents to talk about something they enjoy doing.
b. Have them gossip about another resident instead.
c. Yell at them.
d. Tell them to be quiet.
a. Encourage the residents to talk about something they enjoy doing.
When is it ethical to share information about a resident?
a. any time
b. Only when it is someone else's resident
c. When the information is needed to provide care or treatment.
d. When you are with other staff members.
c. When the information is needed to provide care or treatment
True/False: Negligence occurs when you do not follow the care plan.
true
True/False: When caring for a resident, it is okay to question your supervisor's instructions if you think they do not meet the resident's needs.
true
Which of the following is NOT an ethical responsibility of the nursing assistant in his or her relationship with the resident?
a. Looking professional, neat and clean.
b. Putting personal needs aside and taking care of your resident's needs first.
c. Paying the resident's bills.
d. Maintaining a cheerful, positive attitude.
c. Paying the resident's bills.
Which of the following is NOT an ethical responsibility of the nursing assistant as an employee?
a. Being on time for work
b. Being absent as little as possible
c. Being helpful, friendly, and cooperative
d. Working independently from your coworkers.
d. Working independently from your coworkers.
True/False: It's okay to be absent from work if you do not wake up in time, and you miss your transportation.
false
True/False: Teamwork among the staff and residents is not particularly important in a long term care facility.
false