# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Nurse Aide II Task 2068166755

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Feed a client/resident/patient (all ages). (As required by the Virginia Board of Nursing regulation)

Definition

Feeding a client/resident/patient should include knowing
  • verifying meal ticket with care plan
  • validating the meal ticket by asking the client/resident/patient to state their name
  • his/her dietary restrictions/limitations
  • the physician’s order regarding dietary intake
  • degree to which the client/resident/patient is able to assist with the feeding process.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What is the correct position for the nurse aide and patient for feeding?
  • How do you prepare a meal for the visually impaired client/resident/patient?
  • When feeding the client/resident/patient, why is it better to use a spoon rather than a fork?
  • What is the primary reason for encouraging the client/resident/patient to let him/her do as much as he/she can for himself/herself?