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CNA VOCABULARY`
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  1. 24 hr Urine collection
  2. Abandonment
  3. Abbreviations
  4. Abdominal thrust
    • Method of attempting to remove an object from the airway of someone who is choking
    • 1. Candidate is able to identify symptoms of choking asks resident "are you choking?'
    • 2. call for help
    • 3. stands behind resident and wraps arms around resident's waist
    • 4. places the thumb side of the fist against the rsident's abdomen
    • 5. POSITIONS fist slighlty above navel and below the xiphoid process
    • 6. Grasp fist with other hand, press fist and hand into the resident's abdomen with an INWARD< UPWARD THRUST
    • CANDIDATE SHOULD INDICATE THAT THEY WOULD REPREAT PROCEDDURE UNTIL IT IS SUCCESSFUL OR UNTIL THE CIVTIM LOSES CONSCIOUSNESS
  5. Abducction
    moving a body part away from the midline of the body
  6. Ability
  7. Abuse
    purposely causing physical, mental or emotional pain or injury to someeone
  8. Abuse registry
  9. Active Assisted Range of Motion
  10. Active range of motion
  11. Acute
    acute care is given in hospitals and ambulatory surgical centers for people who have an immediate illness
  12. Adaptive devices
    Special equipment that helps a person who is ill or disabled to perform ADLs also called assistive devices
  13. Adduction
    moving a body part toward the midline of the body
  14. ADLs
    activites of daily living including: bathing dresssing caring for teeth and hairtoileting eating and drinking walking and transferring
  15. Adult Protective Services (APS)
  16. Advance directive
    legal documents that allow people to choose what kind of medical care they wish to have if they canot make those decisions themseleves
  17. Alignment
  18. Alveoli
  19. AM care
  20. Ambulate
    Walking
  21. Anemia
  22. Anorexia
  23. Anus
  24. Anxiety
    uneasiness or fear, often about a situation or condition
  25. Apical
  26. Apnea
  27. Arteries
  28. Artery
  29. Asepsis
  30. Aseptic
  31. Aspiration
    the inhalationof food, fluid or foreign material into the lungs; can cause pneumonia or death
  32. Assault
    the act of threatening to touch a person without his or her consent
  33. Assisted LIving
    living facilites for people who do not need skilled,  24 hour care although they do require some help with daily care
  34. Atrophy
    the wasitng away decresing in size and weakening of muscles from lack of use
  35. Axilla
  36. Axillary
  37. bacteria
  38. Base of support
  39. Battery
  40. Bedcradle
  41. Bed Pan 
  42. belief
  43. Belonging
  44. Beside Commode
  45. Biohazard
  46. Bladder
  47. Bladder retraining
  48. Blood clot
  49. Blood prssure
  50. Blood Sugr
  51. Bloodborne pathogens
  52. Body Language
  53. Body mechanics
  54. Bony Prominences
  55. Bowel movement (BM)
  56. Bowel obstruction
  57. Bowel retaining
  58. Brachial artery
  59. Brady cardia
  60. Bradypnea
  61. Brain
  62. Briefs
  63. Bronchi
  64. Call Light
  65. Cane
  66. Carbohydrates
  67. Cardiac
  68. Cardiac Arrest
  69. Care Plan
  70. Catheter
  71. Centigrade
  72. Central nervous system (CNS)
  73. Certification
  74. Chain of Infection
  75. Cheyne-Strokes
  76. Choking
  77. chronic
  78. Circumcised
  79. Clean 
  80. Clean Catch/ midstream
  81. Clear Lizuid
  82. Clergy
  83. Client
  84. Closed Bed
  85. CNA (Certified Nursing Assistant)
  86. Colon
  87. Colostomy
  88. Communicable
  89. Communication
  90. Competency evaluation
  91. Condom catheter
  92. Confidentiality
  93. Confusion
  94. Consent to release information
  95. Constipation
  96. Contact precaution
  97. Contamination
  98. Contracture
  99. Cross contamination
  100. Culture
  101. Customs
  102. Syanosis
  103. Cyanotic
  104. Cystitis
  105. Death rattle
  106. Decubitus (Pressure) Ulcer
  107. Defamation
  108. Defecation
  109. Dehydration
  110. Delegation
  111. Dementia
  112. Diabetic diet
  113. Dialysis
  114. Diaphragm
  115. Diarrhea
  116. Diastolic
  117. Dietary aide
  118. Dietician
  119. Digital thermometer
  120. Dignity
  121. Disability/disabled
  122. Disinfectants
  123. DNR 
    do not resuscitate
  124. Documentation
  125. DOH
    department of Health
  126. Down drain
  127. Drape
  128. Draw/lift sheet
  129. Dysphagia
  130. Dyspnea
  131. Dysuria
  132. Ear canal
  133. Edema
  134. Emesis basin
  135. Empathy
  136. Enema 
  137. Epidermis
  138. Epiglottis
  139. Erection
  140. Esophagus
  141. Estrogen
  142. Ethics
  143. Exhale
  144. Expectorate
  145. Expiration
  146. Exire
  147. Expsure incidnet
  148. Extension
  149. Fahrenheit
  150. Faith 
  151. Fallopian tubes
  152. Flase imprisonment
  153. Fanfold
  154. Fats 
  155. Fecal impaction
  156. Feces
  157. Fiber
  158. Flatus
  159. Flexion
  160. Fluid restriction
  161. Foley catheter
  162. Food Pyramid
  163. Foot drop
  164. Foot board
  165. Force fluids
  166. Folwer's
  167. Fracture pan
  168. Fraud
  169. Full Liquid
  170. Gait
  171. Gait belt
  172. Gastrointestinal
  173. Gatrostomy tube
  174. geriatrics
  175. Glucometer
  176. Graduate
  177. Grooming
  178. Handicap
  179. health Care Team
  180. hearing Impaired
  181. Hemiplegia
  182. hemorrhoids
  183. HIPAA
  184. Holism
  185. Home health
  186. hormones
  187. hospice
  188. hospital
  189. HS/PM care
  190. Hygiene
  191. Hypertension
  192. Hypotension
  193. Ileostomy
  194. Impotence
  195. Incident report
  196. Incontinence
  197. Incontinent pad
  198. Infection
  199. Inflammation
  200. Inhalation
  201. Inhale
  202. Inspiration
  203. Insuliln
  204. Integumentary
  205. Intercourse
  206. Interdisciplinary
  207. Intravenous (IV)
  208. Invenory list
  209. Irregular
  210. Isolation
  211. Job description
  212. Joint
  213. Kidney
  214. Kidney failure
  215. Kidney Stone
  216.  Labia
  217. Large intestine
  218. Larynx
  219. Lateral
  220. Leg bag
  221. Licensede practical nurse (LPN)
  222. Life support systems 
  223. Lift/draw sheet
  224. ligament
  225. living will
  226. Log rolling
  227. Long term care
  228. Love malignant
  229. malpractive
  230. maslow's hierarchy
  231. Masturbation
  232. Material saftey data sheets (MSDS)
  233. Mechanical lift
  234. Mechnical soft
  235. medicaid
  236. Medical  doctor (MD) 
  237. medical record
  238. medical terminolog
  239. Medicare
  240. Menopause
  241. Mental health
  242. mental health
  243. Mentally ill
  244. message
  245. metabolism
  246. Microorganism
  247. Mitered corner
  248. Mobility skills
  249. Mottling
  250. Mucous membrane
  251. nares
  252. nasogatric tube
  253. Neglect 
  254. Nerves 
  255. Non-pathogen
  256. Nonskid soles
  257. Non verbal communication
  258. Nrmal flora
  259. Nosocomial
  260. NPO
  261. Nursing team 
  262. Objective
  263. OBRA: Omnibus budget
  264. Reconciliation Act of 1987 
  265. Occupational Safety and Health Admin (OSHA)
  266. occupational therapist (OT)
  267. Occupied bed 
  268. Ombudsman
  269. Open bed 
  270. Oral 
  271. ovaries
  272. Ocum
  273. Pace maker
  274. Pain
  275. Pallor
  276. Pan/hat specimen
  277. Pancreas
  278.  paraplegia
  279. passive range of motion
  280. Rathogen
  281. Patient
  282. patient chart
  283. Patient rights
  284. Pediatric
  285. pediculosis
  286. Penis
  287. Perineal care
  288. perineum
  289. Periphearal nervous system
  290. Peristalsis
  291. Personal protective equipment (PPE)
  292. Phantom pian 
  293. physical 
  294. Physical therapist (PT)
  295. Pivot 
  296. Pneumonia
  297. Post mortem
  298. Pwer of attorney
  299. Pressure ulcer
  300. Prone 
  301. Prostate
  302. prosthesis
  303. proteins
  304. Psychsocial
  305. pulse
  306. pluse obliteration
  307. Quadriplegia
  308. Quick release knot
  309. RACE
  310. Radial artery
  311. Rash receiver
  312. Rectum 
  313. Regisered Nurse (RN)
  314. Registry
  315. Regular diet
  316. Rehabilitiation
  317. religion
  318. Renewal 
  319. Reporting
  320. resident
  321. resident rights
  322. respirations
  323. respiratory arrest
  324. respiratory distress
  325. respiratory therapist (RT)
  326. Resotration
     
  327. Restorative nursing care
  328. Restriant 
  329. Reverse isolation
  330. Rigor mortis
  331. Rotaition
  332. safety
  333. saliva
  334. Sample/specimen
  335. scope of practive 
  336. scope of responsibility
  337. scrotum
  338. security
  339. seizure
  340. Self esteem
  341. Self care deficit
  342. semi fowlers
  343. Senedr
  344. sexual harassment
  345. sexuality
  346. side rails
  347. signs 
  348. sim's 
  349. Skilled nursing facility
  350. Small Intestine
  351.  Social worker
  352. Sodium
  353. Soft
  354. Speech therapist
  355. Sperm
  356. Sphygmomanometer
  357. Spinal cord
  358. Spiritual 
  359. Spiritual needs
  360. Standard (universal) precautions
  361. Sterile
  362. Stethoschope
  363. Stoma
  364. Stool
  365. Stool/feces/bowel movement
  366. Straight catheter
  367. Stress
  368. Subjective
  369. Sundowning
  370. Supine
  371. Supportive devices
  372. Suprapubic atheter
  373. Symptoms
  374. Systolic
  375. Tachycardia
  376. Tachypnea
  377. Temperature
  378. Tendon 
  379. Terminal illness
  380. Terminally ill
  381. Testes
  382. Testosterone
  383. Thermommeter
  384. Thyroid
  385. Toe tuck (pleat)
  386. Total hip relacement
  387. Total parenteral nurition (TPN)
  388. Trachea
  389. Transfer belt
  390.  Trapeze
  391. Trendelenberg 
  392. Tympanic
  393. UNAR (UTAH NURSING ASSISTANT REGISTRY
  394. Uncircumcised penis
  395. unconscious
  396. Ureters
  397. urethra
  398. urinal
  399. urinalysis
  400. urninary incontinece
  401. Urninary meatus
  402. Urinary tract infection(UTI)
  403. Uterus
  404. Vagina
  405. Values
  406. Veins
  407. Verbal communcation
  408. Virus 
  409. Vital signs
  410. Vomiting/emesis
  411. Voucher
  412. Vulva
  413. Walker

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