Chapter 17 Assisting with Admissions, Transfers and Discharges

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Chapter 17 Assisting with Admissions, Transfers and Discharges
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- Assist with admissions to a health care facility - Make a person feel welcome and comfortable during his or her stay at a health care facility. - Assist with transfers within a health care facility - Assist with discharges from a health care facility
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  1. 1. When a person moves into and out of health care situations, the nurse assistant looks after the person and the person's:

    A. Finances
    B. Doctor
    C. Belongings
    D. Pets
    C. Belongings
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  2. 2. When you admit a new resident to a nursing home, one of your tasks may be to label:

    A. The person's bed
    B. The person's clothing
    C. The back of the person's hand
    D. The bed linens
    B. The person's clothing
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  3. 3. The nurse assistant takes and records a new person's vital signs, height and weight when he arrives at a health care facility.  Why are these measurements important?

    a. Because the person may not know his current height and weight

    b. Because other health care workers use them as a baseline reference point when the same measurements are taken at other times.

    c. Because the nurse assistant needs to assess the person's nutrition requirements.

    d. Because the billing department requires this information to submit to health insurance companies
    b. Because other health care workers use them as a baseline reference point when the same measurements are taken at other times.
  4. 4. What sort of information is the nursing assistant most interested in when she asks a new person in her care questions?

    a. Information that will help make the person's stay more comfortable.

    b. Signs that the person needs psychological help.

    c. Clues about any underlying health problems such as diabetes.

    d. information about the person's ability to pay for care.
    a. Information that will help make the person's stay more comfortable.
  5. 5. How should a nurse assistant address a person in her care?

    a. Use the person's ID number instead of her name.

    b. Refer to a person by is medical condition.

    c. Use the person's first name.

    d. Ask the person how she would like to be addressed and use that name.
    d. Ask the person how she would like to be addressed and use that name.
  6. 6. Which of the following is one of the ways that a nurse assistant helps transfer a person in her care?

    a. Pack up the person's belongings

    b. Write up a transfer plan

    c. Give the person a bath so that he is relaxed.

    d. Nothing.  The nurse assistant is not involved in transfers.
    a. Pack up the person's belongings
  7. 7. When a person's transfer or discharge is complete, you should report all of the following to the nurse EXCEPT:

    A. The person's method of payment
    B. The person's emotional status
    C. Time of the discharge
    D. Mode of transportaion
    A. The person's method of payment
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  8. 8. When a person is being discharged, how can the nurse assistant be sure that she packed all the belongings that a person brought with her?

    a. Ask the person. She will remember her belongings.

    b. Consult family members.

    c. Refer to the personal belongings inventory sheet.

    d. Check the safe for items with the person's name.
    c. Refer to the personal belongings inventory sheet.
  9. 9. What is the purpose of discharge planning? 

    a. It gives the staff an end date for the care that they are giving.

    b. It ensures ongoing care for a person even after the person leaves the health care facility.

    c. It helps the nursing staff prepare the room for the next person.

    d. It serves as proof of the care that was given.
    b. It ensures ongoing care for a person even after the person leaves the health care facility.
  10. Admission
    A person's formal entry into the health care setting
  11. Transfer
    A move from one part of a facility to another
  12. Discharge
    A person's formal release from the health care setting where he or she is currently receiving care
  13. Baseline
    Initial measurements that are taken to be compared with measurements taken later on
  14. Discharge planning
    A process that involves identifying the person's ongoing care needs and making arrangements to have those needs met after the person leaves the facility.

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