19.11 Learning Activities
Open Resources for Nursing (Open RN)
(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.)
You are caring for an elderly diabetic patient who requires a morning glucose check. You gather the calibrated glucometer and lancet, but have difficulty obtaining a capillary blood glucose from the patient’s fingerstick. What strategies might you use to facilitate blood flow?
Check your knowledge using this flash card activity:
Check your understanding of hypoglycemia with this activity: