Posted: October 21st, 2017
The nurse has taken the blood pressure of a client hospitalized with methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus. Which action by the nurse indicates an understanding regarding the care of clients with MRSA?
a. The nurse leaves the stethoscope in the client’s room for future use.
b. The nurse cleans the stethoscope with alcohol and returns it to the exam room.
c. The nurse uses the stethoscope to assess the blood pressure of other assigned clients.
d. The nurse cleans the stethoscope with water, dries it, and returns it to the nurse’s station.
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