1.8 Learning Activities

Open Resources for Nursing (Open RN)

Learning Activities

(Answers to “Learning Activities” can be found in the “Answer Key” at the end of the book.  Answers to interactive activity elements will be provided within the element as immediate feedback.)

Maria is working on a medical surgical unit and receives a direct admission from the internal medicine clinic. She arrives at the patient’s room to complete the initial admission assessment. All of the following conditions are found.Of these conditions, which of the following should be reported immediately to the health care provider.

  1. Patient ambulates with assistance of wheeled walker.
  2. Patient’s BMI is outside of the normal range.
  3. Patient appears unkempt and has strong body odor.
  4. Patient is experiencing increased difficulty breathing.

“Vital Signs Case Study” by Susan Jepsen for Lansing Community College are licensed under CC BY 4.0


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