# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Patient Care Technician Task 2144783591

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Follow procedures for identifying patients.

Definition

Following procedures should be in accordance with the National Patient Safety Guidelines.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What the purpose of requiring two identifiers?
  • What is meant by two-patient identifiers?
  • Is it acceptable to lay or tape the patient armband to the bedside table or bed if the patient is alert and able to state their identifying information?

Other Related Standards

HOSA Competitive Events

Health Professions Events

 

Nursing Assisting

 

Personal Care