Avoid These Assignments for New/Float/LVN/LPN/Traveling
-New onset/sudden/acute-New admission-Transfer-Newly diagnosed-Discharge-Require education/teaching (beyond basic skills -- tend to be complex and specific to patients on thatparticular unit)- Unstable (ie. High risk of sudden respiratory failure, or requires frequent assessments and changesin therapy(like electrolyte imbalances)
- Chronic- Routine meds/procedures- Stable
ALL HEALTHCARE WORKERS
- Responsible for knowing about and implementing standard precautions + airborne/droplet/contact --> therefore all can teach about it or prepare a room for it
The HESI exit exam is one you have to pass to graduate from nursing school and it isnot easy to prepare for or pass according to a lot of nursing students. There aredifferent parts to the exams, I think the hardest part would be med surg , fundamentalsetc and the easier parts are delegation, prioritization, professional, law and ethicalissues. I think if you can pass as many of the 'easy" questions as you can, it willincrease your chances of passing the hesi. So here are a few tips on answeringdelegation and prioritization questions.
1. It is always safe to narrow down answers to those that give vital signs to the UAP.The UAP can also measure output from a foley catheter. The UAP can also transportpatients between departments. So to review a UAP canFeed the client (observe the UAP feeding the client if there is any paralysis involved)Take vital signsPerform range of motion exercisesPerform routine grooming and hygiene