Posted: November 1st, 2017
The nurse and unlicensed assistive personnel (UAP) are caring for a client with right-sided paralysis. Which action by the UAP requires the nurse to intervene?
1. The assistant places a gait belt around the client’s waist prior to ambulating.
2. The assistant places the client on the back with the client’s head to the side.
3. The assistant places her hand under the client’s right axilla to help him/her move up in bed.
4. The assistant praises the client for attempting to perform ADL’s independently.
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