Kristin Shared "Prioritization and Delegation" - 6 Picmonics

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Prioritization and Delegation

Guidelines for Prioritizing
First-level priority problems
Airway, Breathing, Circulation (ABCs)
Second-level Priority Problems
MAA-U-AR
Mental Status Change
Acute Pain
Acute Urinary Elimination Problems
Untreated Medical Problems
Abnormal Laboratory Values
Risk of Infection, Safety or Security
Third-Level Priority Problems
Long-Term Treatments
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How to Use Prioritization in Exam Questions
Prioritize First
Airway
Breathing
Circulation
Prioritize Second
Change in LOC (Altered Mental Status)
Sepsis
Acute Pain
Untreated Medical Problems
Prioritize Third
Education
Feelings
Patient Waiting to be Discharged
Test-taking Strategies
Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs
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Airway, Breathing, Circulation (ABC's)
Airway Assessment
Changed Sound of Voice
"See-saw" Respirations
Stridor
Breathing Assessment
Normal Respiratory Rate: 12–20 Breaths/Min
Use of Accessory Muscles in Respiration
Cyanosis
Circulation Assessment
Color of Hands and Digits
Normal Capillary Refill Time (CRT): 2 Seconds
Decreased LOC
Considerations
Initial ‘Look, Listen and Feel” Assessment
Emergency Treatment
Prioritization in Exam Questions
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Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs
Physiological Needs
Oxygen, Water, Nutrition
Body temperature, Elimination, Shelter, Sexual Expression
Safety and Security
Physical Safety
Physiological Safety
Love and Belonging
Affection and Companionship
Esteem
Self Respect and Respect for Others
Self Actualization
Fulfillment
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Principles of Delegation
Delegation
Assigning Responsibility
Unlicensed Assistive Personnel (UAP)
Noninvasive Procedures
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
Stable Patients with Predictable Outcome
Dressing Changes
Catheterization
Select Med Administration
Registered Nursing (RN)
Unstable Patients
Parenteral Therapy
Discharge Planning & Health Education
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5 Rights of Delegation
Right Task
Right Circumstance
Right Person
Right Direction/Communication
Right Supervision/Evaluation
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