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Cna responsibilities

Care for basic needs
Check vital signs and nutrition

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Signs of a UTI

Smelly or cloudy urine

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Incontinent

Can’t hold urine

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Ambulatory

Able to walk

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Giving care you are not trained to do

Malpractice

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Objective

Factual and measurable

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Subjective

Opinion

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How to communicate with HOH

Get attention
Check hearing aids
Sit by good ear
Speak slow and simple
Gestures

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Communication with visual impairments

Address by name and touch
Specific directions
Announce when leaving

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Communicating with aphasia

Gave and make eye contact
Speak slow, clear, and short
Pause between sentences
Give nonverbal cue

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Communicating with disoriented

Eye level and remain eye contact
Make sure they can hear you
One task and question at a time
Repeat patients last works to keep them on track

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Diuretic

Water pill that pulls water out of feet into kidneys

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Endocrine

Controls hormones

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Digestive system

From mouth to rectum

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Integumentary system

Skin
Largest organ in body

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Atrophy

Absence of muscle tone

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Sputum

Spit

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Peristalsis

Squeezing of the intestine

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Hypo/ hypotension

Low/ low blood pressure

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Hyper/ hypertension

High/ high blood pressure

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Orthostatic hypertension

Seeing stars

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Brady/ bradycardia

Slow/ slow pulse

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Tachy/ tachycardia

Fast/ fast pulse

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-itis

Inflammation

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-emia

Blood

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-ectomy

Removal

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Aphasia

Can’t express and/or understand written/spoken language