# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Nurse Aide II Task 797901681

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Adjust hospital bed.

Definition

Adjusting the hospital bed involves
  • knowledge of the client’s/resident’s/patient’s position limits and restrictions
  • the physician’s orders
  • devices that may be needed to support the client/resident/patient in position
  • observations that would need to be reported and recorded
  • bed is in the lowest position upon completion of task
  • assuring wheels are locked and cranks are closed.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What basic positions could you put the client/resident/patient in?
  • Prior to adjusting the hospital bed, what would you tell the client/resident/patient?
  • What information would you include about the bed in the admission of the client/resident/patient?

Other Related Standards

HOSA Competitive Events

Health Professions Events

 

Nursing Assisting

 

Personal Care