Busy. Please wait.
Log in with Clever

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
Sign up using Clever

Username is available taken
show password

Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
Your email address is only used to allow you to reset your password. See our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Didn't know it?
click below
Knew it?
click below
Don't Know
Remaining cards (0)
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

MCC Nursing Unit 3

Diagnostic Test

What is the nurse's role during a diagnostic test? 1.Assist the physician or practitioner as needed 2.Handle specimen containers 3.Administer medications if needed 4.Promote patient saftey 5.Provide patient support 6.Ensures sterility is maintained through the procedure 7.Documents patients data
What is the nurse's role after a diagnostic test? 1.Assess the patient 2.Observe the predictable complications 3.Report significant changes to provider the patient and family in the waiting room 5.Teach the patient and family about the differences between positive and neg results or what the expected normal results are.
HIGH ALERT!! Always label specimen collection... At the BEDSIDE using Patients name and Date of Birth
Specimen Collection... Use standard precaution Dispose of Sharps correctly Make sure equipment is disposed of properly . (cleaning and sterilization if being reused)
What are the 4 methods of Blood Specimen Collection? 1. Venipuncture 2.Arterial Puncture 3. Capillary puncture 4.Central Venous Catheter sample
What are the most frequently used diagnostic test? 1.CBC -complete blood count 2.Blood chemistry studies 3.Coagulation studies 4.Blood glucose 5. kidney functions 6.blood lipids studies
What is the nurse's responsibility before a diagnostic test? 1. Prepare the patient based on physicians orders or restrictions 2.schedule the procedure or test 3.Teach the pt about the procedure and answer any questions 4.Witness signatures and informed consent documents 5.Physically prepare the patient for the test and gather necessary equipment
Created by: MCCGroup5
Popular Nursing sets




Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!
"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards