# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Patient Care Technician Task 2144783587

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Follow regulatory agencies' patient safety guidelines.

Definition

Following guidelines should include the use of medical supplies and equipment such as
  • locking the hospital bed
  • locking wheelchairs
  • raising stretcher side rails
  • applying safety belts and restraints.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What are at least three ways that a patient care technician can promote patient safety?
  • What are National Patient Safety guidelines?
  • What other agencies provide safety guidelines for a patient care technician?

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