Lesson 12: Assisting with Position and Transferring & Vocabulary Lesson

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- Explain factors that put people at risk for developing pressure ulcers. - Describe the role frequent reposition plays in helping to prevent pressure ulcers. - Describe basic positions that are often used in the health care setting - Explain the importance of good body alignment for the people in your care. - Protect your safety and the safety of those in your care when you position or transfer them. After practicing the corresponding skills, you will have the information needed to: - Reposition a person in bed or a chair. - transfer a person from a bed to a chair, and from a chair to a bed - Use a mechanical lift to transfer a person from a bed to a chair.
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  1. High Fowler's position
    A position where the head of the bed is raised 90 degrees
  2. Pressure Ulcer
    A sore that develops when part of a person's body presses against a hard surface for a long period of time
  3. Supine position
    The person is positioned flat on her back
  4. Bony prominesces
    Parts of the bode where there is only a thin layer of fat and muscle between the skin and the underlying bone of cartilage
  5. Modified side-lying position
    The person is positioned on her side and leaning slightly toward the back to relieve pressure on the hip
  6. Skin breakdown
    Loss of healthy, intact skin
  7. Friction
    Rubbing of two surfaces against each other
  8. Fowler's position
    A position where the head of the bed is raised 45 degrees
  9. Low Fowler's poistion
    A position where the bed is raised 30 degrees
  10. Side-lying (lateral)position
    The person is positioned on her side
  11. Sims' position
    The person is positioned on her side, leaning very far forward
  12. Shearing
    One surface moves in the opposite way against another surface that offers resistance , creating a dragging effect
  13. Prone position
    The person is positioned on his stomach
  14. Logrollling
    A method used to turn a person onto her side in bed when the person's spine must be kept in alignment throughout the move
  15. 1. When you help a person with mouth care:

    a. use a stiff tooth brush to clean the teeth thoroughly.

    b. First rinse the person's mouth with plain water.

    c. Rinse the person's mouth with full-strength mouthwash after brushing.

    d. Rinse the person's mouth with diluted mouthwash before and after mouth care.
    d. Rinse the person's mouth with diluted mouthwash before and after mouth care.
  16. 2. When providing mouth care for an unconscious person, you should:

    a. Position the person in a supine position.

    b. use a lot of water to clean the person's mouth thoroughly.

    c. Turn the person's head to the side.

    d. Remain silent, because the person cannot hear you talk.
    c. Turn the person's head to the side.
  17. 3. When giving a person a complete bed bath and shampoo, do all of the following except:

    a. Inspect the person' skin for injuries or changes in condition.

    b. Ensure that the water temperature is 140* F.

    c. Keep the person well covered.

    d. Cover the person's eyes with a washcloth while shampooing.
    b. Ensure that the water temperature is 140* F.
  18. 4. What should you do when you finish using a disposable safety razor to shave someone?

    a. recap the razor.

    b. Do not recap the razor.  Pit it in the person's drawer.

    c. Do not recap the razor.  Put i in the sharps container.

    d. Do not recap the razor.  Put it in a plastic bag and put the bag in a waste container.
    c. Do not recap the razor.  Put i in the sharps container.
  19. 5.
  20. Mr. Upchurch is paralyzed on his right side.  How will you  help him put on a button-down shirt?

    a. Button the shirt and pull it over Mr. Upchurch's head.

    b. Help Mr. Upchurch put on the right sleeve first, then the left.

    c. Help Mr. Upchurch put on the left sleeve first, then the right.

    d. Mr. Upchurch cannot wear a button-down shirt.
    b. Help Mr. Upchurch put on the right sleeve first, then the left.
  21. 6. Mr. Boyer is a new resident at Morning-side Nursing Home.  when you tell him that usually residents are assisted with bathing three times a week in the morning, Mr. Boyer tells you that he prefers to bathe before bed.  How should you respond?

    a. Tell Mr. Boyer that he must follow the facility's policies now.

    b. Tell Mr. Boyer that he can choose which mornings he would like to have his bath.

    c. Explain to Mr. Boyer that it is very difficult to make exceptions to the rules, but you will try to accommodate him.

    d. Tell Mr Boyer that you will be glad to make bathing part of his evening care routine.
    d. Tell Mr Boyer that you will be glad to make bathing part of his evening care
  22. 7. Which of the following observations should be reported when assisting a person with foot care?

    a. The person's toenails need to be cut.

    b. A blister is forming on the person's heel.

    c. the person complains that this shoes hurt his feet.

    d. All of the above
    d. All of the above
  23. 8. Which of the following responsibilities is usually outside of the nurse assistant's scope of practice?

    a. Providing perineal care

    b. trimming a person's toenails

    c. Helping a woman to shave her legs

    d. Helping a person with a paralyzed, weak or injured arm or leg to change clothes.
    b. trimming a person's toenails
  24. 9. Which of the following statements about assisting a person to dress and undress is true?

    a. There is no need to provide privacy, because the person's body is exposed frequently for care procedures, and the person must get used to it.

    b. Most people do not care what they wear, so it is best to just choose an outfit for the person.

    c. Assistive devices and smart clothing choices can help a person be more independent with dressing and undressing.

    d. A person who does not want to get dressed should be allowed to remain in pajamas all day.
    c. Assistive devices and smart clothing choices can help a person be more independent with dressing and undressing.
  25. 10. Which of the following is a benefit of hair care?

    a. It helps to massage the scalp.

    b. it helps to keep hair tangle-free

    c. it is important for the person's self-esteem and dignity.

    d. All of the above
    d. All of the above
  26. 11. When assisting a person with a shower, you should:

    a. Encourage the person to do as much for himself as he is able.

    b. use a shower chair if the person is unsteady on his feet.

    c. Take measures to provide privacy and warmth.

    d. All of the above
    d. All of the above

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