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2019 RN Exam Review

Professional Responsibilities: Identifying Client Advocacy 1) Ensures the client has the information they need to make decisions about healthcare 2) Advocate even when they disagree with the client’s decision 3) Advocate when clients are unable to speak or act for themselves Managing Client Care: Action Requiring Intervention during Tracheostomy Suctioning 1) An open airway is necessary for breathing so it is the highest priority 2) Breathing is necessary for oxygenation of the blood to occur 3) Circulation is necessary for oxygenated blood to reach the body’s tissues Managing Client Care: Effective Time Management 1) Taking time to plan care and taking priorities into consideration 2) Making repeated trips to the supply room 3) Completing one task before beginning another task for equipment Coordinating Client Care: Planning Care for a Client Following a Stroke 1) Initiation revision and evaluations of the plan of care 2) Facilitating referrals and the use of community resources 3) Facility to another, such as from an acute care facility to a skilled facility Coordinating Client Care: Information to Report to Occupational Therapist 1) Client medical diagnosis and care providers 2) Overview of health status, plan of care, and recent progress 3) Most recent vital signs and medications Multiple Sclerosis: Priority Referral for a Client who has Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis 1) Plan for disease progression 2) Consider referral to occupational and physical therapy for home environment assessment to determine safety and ease of mobility. 3) Refer to speech language therapist for dysarthria and dysphagia. Information Technology: Using Correct Documentation 1) Begin each entry with the date and time 2) Record entries legibly, in nonerasable black ink, and do not leave blank spaces in the nurses’ notes 3) Sign all documentation as the facility requires, generally with name and title Professional Responsibilities: Priority Action When Obtaining a Signature on an Informed Consent Form 1) For an invasive procedure or surgery, the client is required to provide written consent 2) State laws regulate who is able to give informed consent 3) The nurse must verify that consent is informed and witness the client sign the consent form

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