Veteran Centered Care






A is for Airway B is for Breathing C is for Cardiac D is for Do's All Day for RNTTP E is for Everything
What is pulse oximetry?
Probe that measures Sp02
What is a stethoscope?
Instrument utilized to assess breath/lung sounds
What is sinus bradycardia?
Rhythm strip A
What are journals?
Make entries for these RNTTP assignments once a month
What is VHA treats only veterans?
Difference between the Veteran Healthcare Administration (VHA) and civilian healthcare systems.
What is the normal range of p C02?
35 - 45 mm Hg
What is a Non-rebreather (NRB) mask?
Non-invasive oxygen delivery method that provides 100% oxygen
What is normal sinus rhythm NSR
Rhythm strip B
What are COVID-19 precautions?
Required PPE: N95 respirator/PAPr, gown, gloves, face shield/googles
What is Heparin?
Weight-based medication harped on constantly by Amanda.
What is intubation / ETT?
Initial definitive airway to adequately ventilate patients
What is 88% - 92%?
Target Sp02 range for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) patient.
What is Atrial Fibrillation
Rhythm strip C
What is: frequent rounding, bed alarms, bed in low position, non-skid socks, frequent toileting, room close to nurses station, 1:1 sitter?
Two fall prevention interventions.
What is the Ethic Committee
Can be consulted when patient and care team not in agreement regarding the plan of care and end of life wishes.
What is the "C" and "E" method?
Finger placement method to obtain a proper seal with BVM ventilations
What are symptoms of a potential pneumothorax?
Decreased or absent lung sounds on one side with increased work of breathing
What is Supra Ventricular Tachycardia (SVT)?
Rhythm strip D
What are soft-limb restraints?
Order for this type of intervention must be re-entered every 24 hours by the provider.
What is High Reliability Organization?
Acronym H.R.O.
What is an Oral-Pharyngeal airway?
Correct size of this airway is measured from the tip of the nose to the ear
What is a displaced chest tube, increased pneumothorax, or potential air leak?
NEWLY observed increased bubbling in the water seal chamber of a chest tube collection device.
What is Ventricular Fibrillation (VFIB)?
Rhythm strip E
What is Heparin?
This IV anticoagulant medication requires regular lab draws.
What is care escalation - Call RRT, notify charge RN, notify attending, notify NOD, notify COS?
Appropriate action when your patient continues to decompensate and the care team is not responding in an acceptable manner or time frame.
What are the steps when assisting a suicidal veteran over the phone?
Keep veteran on the phone. Write down as much information as possible (location, phone #, name, last 4). Conference call ED social worker. Perform warm hand-off.

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