QOD 75: Nurse Delegation, Ambulation After Knee Surgery (Prioritization/Delegation/Basic Care and Comfort)

QOD 75: Nurse Delegation, Ambulation After Knee Surgery (Prioritization/Delegation/Basic Care and Comfort)

Question:

A 16-year-old patient needs to get up to ambulate after having knee surgery. A nurse assigns a nursing assistant to ambulate the patient. Which of the following should the nurse consider when delegating this task to the nursing assistant?

Answer:

C.  The nursing assistant may need to . . .