# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Nurse Aide II Task 2134942993

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Apply and care for anti-embolic stockings. (As required by the Virginia Board of Nursing regulation)

Definition

Application and care should include
  • turning inside out down to the heel and applying without twists and wrinkles.
  • removing stockings, per doctor’s orders.
  • observing condition of skin integrity.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What is the terminology related to anti-embolic stockings?
  • In what situations are anti-embolic stockings necessary?
  • What observations should be recorded and reported before applying anti-embolic stockings?
  • What are the signs of impaired circulation?
  • How do you determine the correct size of stockings?
  • What is the procedure for applying anti-embolic elastic stockings?
  • Why is it important to have anti-embolic stockings free of wrinkles and twists?

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