Safety and Infection Control
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- When assessing a client, what is the nurse’s responsibility regarding allergies, and how should the nurse intervene if allergies are identified?
- What elements should the nurse assess in the client care environment to promote safety?
- How can a nurse determine the level of knowledge that both clients and staff members have regarding safety procedures?
- What factors should the nurse consider that may influence accident and injury prevention, such as age, developmental stage, lifestyle, and mental status?
- How can a nurse identify deficits in clients that may impede their safety, particularly those related to visual, hearing, or sensory/perceptual impairments?
- What actions should a nurse take to protect clients from injuries in a healthcare setting?
- In what ways can a nurse promote staff safety within the healthcare facility?
- How should a nurse provide clients with an appropriate method to signal staff members when assistance is needed?
- What modifications should a nurse review with clients to reduce stress on specific muscle or skeletal groups?
- When implementing seizure precautions for at-risk clients, what safety measures should a nurse put in place?
- What considerations should guide a nurse when making room assignments for cognitively impaired clients to enhance their safety?
- What steps should a nurse take to properly identify a client when providing care to ensure patient safety?
- How can a nurse verify the appropriateness and accuracy of a treatment order to prevent errors that could lead to accidents or injuries?
- In the context of an emergency response plan, what roles might a nurse be expected to play in disaster planning and response?
- How does clinical decision-making and critical thinking apply to a nurse’s involvement in emergency planning and response?
- What are the key principles of ergonomic practice that a nurse should consider when providing care, especially in terms of assisting clients with balance and transfers?
- How can a nurse use ergonomic principles to educate clients about body positions that reduce the risk of repetitive stress injuries?
- When handling hazardous and infectious materials, what procedures should a nurse follow to ensure safety for themselves and others?
- What steps should a nurse take to identify, handle, and demonstrate safe techniques for biohazardous, flammable, and infectious materials?
- How does a nurse ensure the safe implementation of internal radiation therapy while minimizing risk?
- What actions should a nurse take to assess the need for home modifications related to safety, such as lighting and handrails?
- How can a nurse apply their knowledge of client pathophysiology to implement home safety interventions effectively?
- When educating clients about safety issues in their homes, what key points should a nurse emphasize?
- In what situations should a nurse encourage clients to use protective equipment when using devices that have the potential to cause injury?
- What steps should a nurse follow to evaluate a client’s care environment for fire and environmental hazards?
- How does a nurse determine when it is appropriate to report an incident, event, irregular occurrence, or variance in a healthcare setting?
- Why is it important for a nurse to acknowledge and document practice errors and near misses?
- What steps should a nurse take to evaluate the response to an error, event, or occurrence within a healthcare facility?
- When is it necessary for a nurse to report, intervene, or escalate unsafe practices of healthcare personnel, such as substance abuse or improper care?
- What precautions should a nurse take when inspecting equipment for safety hazards in the healthcare setting?
- How can a nurse effectively teach clients about the safe use of equipment required for their healthcare needs?
- When facilitating the appropriate and safe use of equipment, what responsibilities does a nurse have?
- What actions should a nurse take when encountering malfunctioning equipment in the client care area?
- In the context of a security plan, how does a nurse use clinical decision-making and critical thinking in related situations?
- What are the principles of triage and evacuation procedures that a nurse should apply during emergency situations?
- How can a nurse effectively follow security plan and procedures, especially in situations related to newborn security, violence, and controlled access?
- What measures should a nurse take to assess the client care area for sources of infection?
- How does a nurse apply principles of infection prevention, including hand hygiene, aseptic technique, and isolation, to ensure a safe healthcare environment?
- When a nurse identifies a client with a communicable disease, what correct policies and procedures should be followed for reporting?
- How can a nurse educate clients and staff regarding infection prevention measures in a healthcare setting?
- What precautions should a nurse take when handling biohazardous, flammable, and infectious materials to minimize risks?
- What is the appropriate technique for setting up a sterile field and maintaining asepsis in a healthcare setting?
- How can a nurse evaluate infection control precautions implemented by staff members to ensure compliance with safety protocols?
- What steps should a nurse follow to evaluate whether aseptic technique is correctly practiced in the clinical setting?
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