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CNA
Chapter 9
36
Health Care
Not Applicable
05/06/2016

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What is rehabilitation
Definition
care that is managed by professional to help restore a person to his or her highest possible level of functioning.
Term
Activities and Exercise promote
Definition
Self esteem
Independence
Circulation
Sleep
Bowel health
Positive attitude
Term
Ambulation
Definition
walking
Term
Where does the NA walk when assisting a blind or visually impaired resident to ambulate
Definition
Beside and slightly in front
Term
If a resident has an affected side or involved (weak) leg which hand should the resident put the cane?
Definition
The cane should be held in the hand on the stronger side
Term
Assistive/adaptive devices
Definition
Equipment that helps residents perform ADL
Term
Prosthesis
Definition
A device that replaces a missing body part
Term
ROM
Definition
Exercies that put the joint through its full arc of motion
Term
Abduction
Definition
Moving a body part away from the midline of the body
Term
Adduction
Definition
Moving a body part toward the midline of the body
Term
Flexion
Definition
Bending a body part
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When performing ROM should you start with the shoulder or the legs?
Definition
begin at the shoulders and work your way down
Term
True or False?
Once a resident goes through rehabilitation they NEVER has setbacks
Definition
False, there may be setbacks and the staff is NOT to reprimand but encourage
Term
How often should we reposition an immobile resident
Definition
Every 2 hours
Term
True or False:
Unless on a fluid restriction, all residents should be encouraged to drink plenty of fluid?
Definition
TRUE
Term
What is a quad cane
Definition
a cane with four tips{image:0be8ro1251719|center)
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Where does a resident place the cane with ambulating
Definition
Approximately 6 inches in front of the unaffected leg, then brings the affected leg even with the cane
Term
If any assistive/adaptive equipment needs to be adjusted or repaired who do you notify?
Definition
The nurse
Term
AROM
Definition
Active ROM resident is able to do
Term
PROM
Definition
Staff member performs as resident is unable to do on own
Term
AAROM
Definition
Active assist ROM, Resident do with some assist from staff
Term
How many times should ROM be performed on a specific body part
Definition
3-5 as directed by professional
Term
Stump
Definition
Refers to the area that remains after an amputation of an extremity [image]
Term
What types of foods are helpful will bowel retraining
Definition
HIGH FIBER, unless contraindicated
Term
What must one do when providing any type of care that requires water
Definition
Test the water temperature
and
Have the resident test the water temperature
Term
TRUE or False
During foot care the NA cuts the resident's toenails and air dries the feet
Definition
FALSE NA do NOT cut toenails and feet must be dried thoroughly including between the toes
Term
How often should you be practicing your skills?
Definition
Daily in order to pass the class and the NNAAP testing.
Term
What are some tools that are used to assist in ambulation
Definition
Gait belt, canes, walkers, crutches
Term
A resident in a WC should be repositioned how often
Definition
Every hour
Term
Proper body alignment
Definition
Based in straight lines, spine in a straight line, pillows can support the back, legs, knees, ankles, etc
Term
How often should you check the resident's skin
Definition
Every time you position and/or provide incontinence care
Term
Phantom pain/sensation
Definition
a person feels that an amputated body part is still there.
This is real and should NOT be ignored
Term
Technique to assist a resident who is having trouble starting the stream of urine
Definition
Turn on the water in the sink
Have the resident lean forward to place pressure on the bladder
Term
When you see signs of depression in a resident what should you ALWAYS do
Definition
Report to the nurse
Term
Guidelines for bladder or bowel retraining include
Definition
encourage PLENTY of fluids
Monitor times of incont
Toilet at least every 2 hours
Term
What parts of the body do we NOT do RoM
Definition
NECK
Buttock
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