A 49 year-old male is having chest pain. You have a nursing assistant available. Which of the following interventions can be appropriately delegated to this assistant? Select all that apply.

 

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- Obtain an ECG

- Measure a blood pressure

- Count the heart rate

- Listen to heart sounds

- Administer aspirin

Rationale

You cannot delegate assessments, ECGs or medication administration, but you can delegate vital signs.

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