# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Nurse Aide II Task 2068166732

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Demonstrate reality orientation techniques.


Demonstration should include
  • keeping calendar and clocks with large numbers in the client/resident/patient room and nursing area
  • reminding the client/resident/patient of holidays, birthdays, and special events
  • calling the client/resident/patient by name
  • having the client/resident/patient wear eyeglasses and hearing aids, as needed
  • providing newspapers, magazines, TV, and radio
  • maintaining the day-night cycle
  • speaking in a calm, quiet, and caring manner
  • asking simple questions and giving the client/resident/patient time to respond.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What is sun-downing, and how can it be prevented?
  • What measures can be used to manage agitation and restlessness?
  • How can the family be involved in reality orientation techniques?

Other Related Standards

HOSA Competitive Events

Health Professions Events


Nursing Assisting