# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Nurse Aide II Task 2068166688

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Collect a sputum specimen.

Definition

Collection must be performed according to facility policy/protocol.

Process/Skill Questions

  • How much sputum is needed for a specimen?
  • What are the steps in obtaining a sputum specimen?
  • How does the nurse aide position a client/resident/patient for postural drainage?