# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Nurse Aide II Task 2068166696

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Assist with applying and removing braces.

Definition

Assistance should include
  • releasing straps
  • removing brace
  • checking pressure areas under brace
  • ensuring client’s/resident’s/patient’s comfort
  • storing brace in designated area
  • describing charting procedure.

Process/Skill Questions

  • Would braces be considered prosthetic or orthotic devices? Why?
  • As you remove a brace, you notice a reddened area of skin. What would you do?
  • What are some consequences of incorrect brace placement?

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