CNA module C,D,E,F

Term Definition
Safety in the Resident’s Environment when a resident has little risk of illness or injury in the environment to which he/she lives
Hazard Anything in the resident’s environment that may cause illness or injury
Examples – burns, poisoning, suffocation, equipment, fire, falls
Elderly ______ are at greater risk for injury and rely on health care team to keep them safe
falls, 24% Most common causes of ____ among nursing home residents are due to muscle weakness and walking or gait problems – account for about___%
move the resident If you find a resident has fallen call for nurse Do Not ___________
Safety in the Resident’s Environment – Nurse Aide’s Role Identify and report any unsafe conditions or faulty equipment. Allow resident a choice in arrangement of personal items .Check linen for personal items contained in folds prior to sending to the laundry. Never use illegible or unlabeled substance
Nurse Aide’s Role when Oxygen is in Use Never have open flames or smoking in area
Do not use electrical equipment in room without facility approval
Never use damaged or frayed electrical cords
Turn off electrical items before unplugging
No petroleum based lubricants
75-90 degrees Sit resident upright to eat – ______ degrees to prevent choking
lowest Keep bed in _____ position except when giving bedside care
privacy, 71 degrees to 81 degrees Lock wheelchair before moving resident on or off. Over-bed table is must be kept clean. Residents have the right to full visual ____ 360 degrees and allowed to have and use personal items OBRA requires ___ degrees F to___ degrees F for room temperature
-Remove residents from danger
-Activate alarm
-Contain the fire by closing all doors and windows, if possible
-Extinguish the fire, or fire department will extinguish
-Pull the pin
-Aim at the base of the fire when spraying
-Squeeze the handle
-Sweep back and forth at the base of the fire stand 3-6feet away.
Message to be delivered
o Sender of the message
o Receiver of the message
o Feedback about the message
Successfully getting and receiving messages
Parts include?
non-verbal communication Also called body language. Body positions and actions that send an unspoken message along with the spoken message .The conscious or unconscious signals that a person’s body sends
Culture is a view of the world as well as a set of values, beliefs, and traditions that are handed down from generation to generation
state the name slowly to Attempt pronouncing the name correctly you should…..?
Civil Law deal with relationships between people
Malpractice Giving care for which you are not allowed legally to perform
Example – nurse aide performing treatment only allowed by nurses, such as starting a blood transfusion
Negligence Actions or failure to act or give proper care, resulting in injury
Examples – brakes on wheelchair not locked and resident falls, failure to provide water if permitted and resident requests
Assault Act of threatening to touch, or attempting to touch a person, without proper consent (key is consent)
Example – threatening to “tie a resident down
Battery Touching a person without consent
Example – hitting a resident
Example – performing a procedure that resident refused
Example of written consent signs a form (nurse aide does not obtain this)
Example of verbal consent a verbal “yes” or “ok” (nurse aide can obtain this)
Example of implied consent resident extends arm after nurse aide asks to check blood pressure (nurse aide can obtain this)
False imprisonment Unlawful restraining or restricting a person’s movement
Example – restraining a person, without authorization or justification
Example – not allowing a person to leave a facility
Written is libel
Verbal is slander
Health Care Personnel Registry (HCPR) Lists pending allegations and substantiated findings of nurse aides
Ethics Is knowledge of what is right conduct and wrong conduct, or knowing right from wrong
Code of Ethics Rules of conduct for particular group
Confidentiality not disclosing or telling information that is personal or private about a resident, except to authorized people
Ombudsman every resident living in a North Carolina long-term care center has access to a person assigned to their district, who supports or promotes their interests
Dignity Quality or state of being worthy of esteem or self-respect
An important component in OBRA’s Residents’ Rights
Empathy identifying with and understanding the feelings of another, without feeling sorry for the person
abuse willful infliction of injury, unreasonable confinement, intimidation or punishment with resulting physical harm, pain, or mental anguish
Assault act of threatening to touch, or attempting to touch a person, without proper consent
Defamation false statement made to a third person that causes a person shame or ridicule, or ruins their reputation; written is called libel; verbal is called slander
Invasion of Privacy violation of right to control personal information or the right to be left alone
Misappropriation of Property illegal or improper use of resident’s money, property, assets; by another, without consent, for personal gain
Neglect a failure to provide goods and services necessary to avoid physical harm, mental anguish, or mental illness
Resident’s Rights rights that have been written into Federal law (OBRA) that identify how a resident must be treated while living in a long-term care facility