The Nursing Assistant. Chapter 2, part A. HOW THEY WORK A. Diagnoses disease or disability & prescribes treatment B. Administers therapy in the form of heat, cold, massage, ultrasound, electricity, & exercise to muscles, bones, & joints.
Chapter 2, part A
A. Diagnoses disease or disability & prescribes treatment
B. Administers therapy in the form of heat, cold, massage, ultrasound, electricity, & exercise to muscles, bones, & joints.
C. Teaches exercises to help the resident improve or overcome speech problems.
D. Trains residents to compensate for disabililities during ADLs & other activities.
E. Creates diets for residents with special needs.
F. Helps residents get support services, such as counseling.
G. Helps residents socialize & stay active.
CARE TEAM PROVIDERS
How they work together to provide nursing care
A. The care team revolves around this person & his or her condition, treatment, & progress.
B. Performs delegated tasks, such as taking vital signs, providing personal care, & reporting observations to other team members.
C. Licensed professional who has completed 1 -2 years of education & is able to administer medications & give treatments.
D. Licensed professional who has completed 2 - 4 years of education who coordinates, manages, & provides skilled nursing care.
Act of 1987
Evaluation: observations, unexpected outcomes, & changes
Diagnosis: id problems & needs
Implementa-tion: steps in care plan
Planning: id goal of care
Resident’s diagnosis & treatment
Resident’s health & physical condition
Resident’s goals & expectations
A. Deciding if goals were met
B. Getting information about the resident & reviewing this information
C. Identifying health problems & resident needs
D. Putting the plan into action
E. Resident’s needs are met
F. Setting goals & creating a care plan
*Memorize this list for the certification exam