Prioritization / Delegation QuestionDifficulty
The nurse just recieved reports on the following four clients: 54 year old female with a blood pressure of 140/90 mmHg; 89 year old male with a heart rate of 110; 40 year old female with a respiration rate of 30 breaths per minute; and a 91 year old who needs to use the bathroom. Which client should the nurse see first?...
The nurse just recieved reports on the following four clients: 77 year old with the diagnosis of sepsis with vasopressures infusing; 71 year old with the diagnosis of respiratory distress with Normal Saline infusing and respirations of 20; 75 year old with the diagnosis of Non-ST Elevated MI (NSTEMI) with heparin infusing; a 70 year old with the diagnosis of Urinary Tract Infection with Antibiotics infusing. Which client should the nurse see first?...
The nurse just recieved reports on the following four clients: 25 year old female with chest pains, 29 year old male with repiratory distress, 30 year old male with a broken femur, 5 year old with pneumonia. Which client should the nurse see first?...
The nurse just recieved reports on the following four clients: 2 year old with an anaphylactic allergic reaction, 4 year old with an asthma attack, 3 year old with nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea, and 2 day old with Jaundiced skin. Which client should the nurse see first?...
The nurse just recieved reports on the following four clients: 91 year old female with abdominal pain, 40 year old male with chest pains, 29 year old male with an anxiety attack, and 10 year old female with eye pain. Which client should the nurse see first?...
The nurse has the following tasks: Administer medication, perform an assessment, feed a patient, take vital signs, and give a bed bath. What tasks can the nurse delegate to the Nursing Aid? Select all that apply....
A physician has ordered a the following tests for a client with chest pain: Vital signs, EKG, blood work, nitroglycerin and a chest XR. Which of these should the nurse delegate to the nursing assistant?...
The nurse receives report on the following clients: A 70 yo male who has a UTI, is a fall risk, and his call light is on; A 60 yo female who has her blood pressure medication due; A 90 yo male with dementia who is hollering “Turn the lights off!”; A 75 yo male who is tachycardic...
The nurse walks into the clients room with a baby aspirin to administer to the client. The nurse asks the client their name and date of birth, then checks the clients wrist band. The nurse then tells the client, “This is a baby aspirin, it is used to thin the blood and prevent clots. You chew it and then swallow.” The nurse scans the medication and the client into the computer and hands the medication to the client. All of a sudden the nurse gets a phone call from charge asking the nurse to come to the nurses station immediately. The nurse says, “Excuse me I will be back in a moment.” Which right of delegation has this nurse violated?...
The nurse has delegated the following tasks: Bed bath, vital signs, blood sugar check, and answering a call light, which task should the nurse make sure was completed correctly?...
Which of the following tasks should the nurse delegate to the nursing assistant?...
The nurse is working with a new nursing assistant. The nurse needs to delegate a task to the assistant, which of the following tasks should the nurse not delegate to the new nurse assistant?...
The nurse receives the following client set: 20 year old male with an obvious deformity to his right arm, a 77 year old female with altered mental status who is trying to crawl over the side rails, a 40 year old female that has been stabbed in the abdomen with a pencil and is bleeding and a 62 year old male with cough and congestion for 2 weeks with a pulse ox of 99% on 2L NC. Which client should the nurse see first?...
The nurse receives the following client set: 50 year old male with Chest pain, 13 year old with asthma attack, 2 month old that is fussy and a 90 year old female with cyclical vomiting. Which client should the nurse see first?...
Nine hours after a Cardiologist has been consulted, the client asks, is the Cardiologist ever going to come see me? What is the most appropriate response from the nurse?...
A Neurologist and a Cardiologist have been consulted to come see a patient. The Neurologist, who is a resident doctor, requests bed rest for the patient and the Cardiologist requests to have the patient get a stress test. What should the nurse do?...
The nurse is planning her day, which of the following clients should the nurse see first?...
Which of the following clients should be seen first?...
The following tasks need to be accomplished: Bed bath on an 84 year-old with stage 2 pressure ulcers on her buttocks, ambulating a patient for the first time after hip surgery, giving tylenol to a patient with a temperature of 101F, discharging a patient home. Which task should be delegated to the nurse assisstant?...
Which of the following tasks should be delegated to a nurse assistant?...