Lesson 1: Being a Nurse Assistant

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  1. Health care team
    The person receiving care, the person's family members, and staff members and other professional who are responsible for providing care and other services
  2. Activities of daily living (ADLS)
    Eating, bathing, dressing, grooming, using the toilet and moving
  3. Delegation
    Giving another the authority and responsibility for completing certain tasks on one's gehalf
  4. Empathy
    The quality of seeking to understand another person's situation, point of view or feelings
  5. Compassion
    the quality of recognizing another person's hardship, accompanied by a desire to help relieve that hardship
  6. Nursing team
    A licensed nurse (registered nurse or licensed practical/vocational nurse) and a nurse assistant and sometimes, an advanced practice nurse who may be called a nurse practitioner or clinical nurse specialist
  7. Scope of practice
    The task that a nurse assistant is legally permitted to do as defined by the state and by the employer
  8. 1. The "Captain" of the health care team is the:
    A. Doctor
    B. Advanced practice nurse.
    C. Person receiving care.
    D. Registered nurse (RN).
    C. Person receiving care.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  9. 2. Which of the following is a nurse assistant's responsibility?
    A. Administering medications
    B. Communicating verbal orders related to the person's medical care to the nurse
    C. Assisting people with activities of daily living (ADLs)
    C. Assisting people with activities of daily living (ADLs)
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  10. 3. At minimum, how many hours of training are required to become a nurse assistant?
    A. 50
    B. 40
    C. 75
    D. 65
    C. 75
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  11. 4. A nurse assistant finds a 10-dollar bill in the linens while changing a person's bed, and places the money on the person's bedside table.  This nurse assistant acted with:
    A. Integrity
    B. Stupidity
    C. Courtesy
    D. Dependabliity
    A. Integrity
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  12. 5. Empathy is the quality of:
    A. Acting in a way to gain the trust of other
    B. Pitching in to work as part of a team
    C. Recognizing another person's hardship, accompanied by a desire to help relieve that hardhsip
    D. Seeking to understand another person's situation, point of view or feelings
    D. Seeking to understand another person's situation, point of view or feelings
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  13. 6. To maintain a professional appearance, you should do all the following EXCEPT: 
    a. Avoid smiling too much while at work.
    b. Keep your hair pulled back from your face.
    c. Wear a clean, pressed uniform; clean shoes; and a name badge.
    d. Keep your nails clean, trimmed, filed smooth, and free of nail polish.
    a. Avoid smiling too much while at work.
  14. 7. The goal of the health care team is to:
    A. Make decisions on behalf of the person receiving care.
    B. Provide personalized quality care that meets the person's physical, emotional, social and spiritual needs.
    C. Make sure the person is sent home from the facility as soon as possible.
    D. Minimize health care costs by spreading the workload over many people.
    B. Provide personalized quality care that meets the person's physical, emotional, social and spiritual needs.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  15. 8. Which of the following statements about delegation is true?

    a. It is outside the nurse assistant's scope of practice to decline to do a delegated talk.

    b. When one person delegates a task to another, that person gives the other person the authority and the responsibility to complete the task on his or her behalf.

    c. Nurse assistants may delegate tasks to other members of the health care team.

    d. All of the above
    • b. When one person delegates a task to another, that person gives the
    • other person the authority and the responsibility to complete the task
    • on his or her behalf.

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