# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Practical Nursing II Task 2134396633

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Explain procedures and law regarding use of mobility equipment in a laboratory and/or clinical setting.

Definition

Explanation should include
  • guidelines and client individualized plan of care for using transfer equipment (e.g., transfer belt, gait belt, lift, wheelchair, sliding board)
  • ways to transfer clients with various physical disabilities (e.g., one-sided weakness, paralysis)
  • ways to transfer clients in various activities of daily living (e.g., moving to and from bath/shower, toilet, car, chair)
  • law that protects healthcare workers and clients when lifting clients (e.g., mechanical lifts).

See also “Department of Labor Reverses Mechanical Lift Age Restrictions” (Argentum): http://www.alfa.org/NewsBot.asp?MODE=VIEW&ID=1868

See also “Safe Patient Handling and Movement (SPHM)” (The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health [NIOSH]): http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/safepatient/

Process/Skill Questions

  • What should be communicated to a client prior to and during a transfer?
  • When would a sliding board be used to transfer a client?
  • What strategies can be used to avoid a fall during a transfer?
  • How would a client be lowered safely to the floor in an emergency situation?
  • Why is it important to follow procedures exactly when transferring a client?
  • What does the law state about using mechanical lifts?
  • Should a nurse use a mechanical lift alone?

Related Standards of Learning

English

11.5

The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts including employment documents and technical writing.
  1. Apply information from texts to clarify understanding of concepts.
  2. Read and correctly interpret an application for employment, workplace documents, or an application for college admission.
  3. Analyze technical writing for clarity.
  4. Paraphrase and synthesize ideas within and between texts.
  5. Draw conclusions and make inferences on explicit and implied information using textual support.
  6. Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
  7. Analyze false premises, claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.
  8. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, sarcasm, overstatement, and understatement in text.
  9. Generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, evaluative, synthesizing, and critical thinking questions about the text(s).

11.8

The student will analyze, evaluate, synthesize, and organize information from a variety of credible resources to produce a research product.
  1. Critically evaluate quality, accuracy, and validity of information.
  2. Make sense of information gathered from diverse sources by identifying misconceptions, main and supporting ideas, conflicting information, point of view or bias.
  3. Synthesize relevant information from primary and secondary sources and present it in a logical sequence.
  4. Cite sources for both quoted and paraphrased ideas using a standard method of documentation, such as that of the Modern Language Association (MLA) or the American Psychological Association (APA).
  5. Define the meaning and consequences of plagiarism and follow ethical and legal guidelines for gathering and using information.
  6. Demonstrate ethical use of the Internet.

12.5

The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts.
  1. Use critical thinking to generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, and evaluative questions about the text(s).
  2. Identify and synthesize resources to make decisions, complete tasks, and solve specific problems.
  3. Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
  4. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, overstatement, and understatement in text.
  5. Analyze false premises claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.

12.8

The student will analyze, evaluate, synthesize, and organize information from a variety of credible resources to produce a research product.
  1. Frame, analyze, and synthesize information to solve problems, answer questions, and generate new knowledge.
  2. Analyze information gathered from diverse sources by identifying misconceptions, main and supporting ideas, conflicting information, point of view, or bias.
  3. Critically evaluate the accuracy, quality, and validity of the information.
  4. Cite sources for both quoted and paraphrased ideas using a standard method of documentation, such as that of the Modern Language Association (MLA) or the American Psychological Association (APA).
  5. Define the meaning and consequences of plagiarism and follow ethical and legal guidelines for gathering and using information.
  6. Demonstrate ethical use of the Internet.

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