The HC provider may have inadvertently not received the 1st call, so Attempt to recall the same HC provider is the best action to take first. The case manager notifies the family that the critical pathway requires transfer to a hospice facility. The nurse should intervene in the situation described in A to ensure that the client and family are aware of options available. The charge nurse working the 3 to 11 shift of a bed medical unit in a large acute care hospital is making assignments. Currently, there are 20 clients on the unit and 4 admissions are scheduled to arrive during the shift. Besides the charge nurse, the staff consists of two experienced practical nurses PN and one unlicensed assistive personnel UAP who has worked on the unit for 10 years.
The nurse should supervise the care provided by nursing personnel for which he or she is administratively responsible. Sterile or invasive procedures should be assigned to or supervised by a professional nurse RN. The nurse must anticipate foreseeable risks. Hospital can be liable for poorly formulated or poorly implemented policies. Burning a client with a heating pad. Performing incompetent assessments. Failing to heed warning signs of shock or impending MI.
A nurse finds a wrong dosage of medication prescribed for a patient. What are the 4 things you must do? You are a staff nurse on the floor. The MD asks you to perform a task you are not trained to perform.
Prior to discontinuing the IV Pitocin oxytocin , which assessment is most important for the nurse to obtain? A Vital signs. B Vaginal discharge. It is difficult for the nurse to ascertain client stability merely. I certify that all.