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Glossary of CNA Review Questions - Chapter 2

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Which trend moves services from department to the bedside?
Patient-focused care
Nursing practice is regulated by
Nurse practice acts
What state law affects what you can do?
The state's nurse practice act
You perform a task not allowed by your state. Which is true?
a. If an RN delegated the task, there is no legal problem
b. You could be found guilty of practicing nursing without a license
c. Performing the task is allowed if it is in your
You could be found guilty of practicing nursing without a license.
An RN asks you to start an IV. Which is true?
a. Nursing assistants do not start IV's.
b. The RN must supervise your work
c. You must be trained to start IV's
d. You must know what the person needs an IV
Nursing assistants do not start IV's
These statements are about delegation. Which is false?
a. RNs can delegate their responsibilities to you
b. A delegated task must be safe for the person
c. The delegated task must be in your job description
d. The delegating nurse is
RNs can delegate their responsibilities to you
A task is in your job description. Which is false?
a. The RN must always delegate the task to you
b. The RN delegates the task to you the person's circumstances are right
c. The RN must make sure you have the necessary education and traini
The RN must always delegate the task to you
A nurse delegates a task to you. You must
Decide to accept or refuse the task
You are responsible for
completing tasks safely
You can refuse to perform a task for these reasons except:
a. The task is beyond the legal limits of your role
b. The task is not in your job desc.
c. You do not like the task
d. A nurse is not available to supervise you
You do not like the task
You decide to refuse a task. What should you do?
Communicate your concerns to the nurse
Ethical standards
Are about right conduct and wrong conduct
Mr. Jones wants to know the reason for an x-ray. Who is responsible for telling him?
The doctor

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