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Ch 4: Safety for Nurses

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Simplify your preparations for an upcoming test that covers safety for nurses with help from this self-paced chapter. Entertaining lessons, short quizzes and a practice exam can successfully boost your comprehension and confidence as you study for your test.

Safety for Nurses - Chapter Summary

Enjoy exclusive access to online lessons you can view anytime to improve your understanding of safety for nurses. Top instructors present the lessons in a fun and informative manner that keeps you engaged. Review them to learn more about the promotion of safety and potential risk hazards in the healthcare environment. When finished with this chapter, you will be able to:

  • Describe individual, environmental, socioeconomic and cultural influences on safety
  • Identify physical and mechanical hazards found in the healthcare setting
  • List different ecological hazards that exist in the healthcare setting
  • Pinpoint radiation and thermal hazards that could exist in a healthcare environment
  • Discuss the use of bed rails, restraints and other devices used in nursing to promote safety

This chapter enables you to choose the lessons you want to view and navigate them in your preferred sequence. Use these lessons to maximize your understanding of safety for nurses. If you develop lesson topic questions during your review of this chapter, feel free to send them to our experts. When ready, test your knowledge by taking multiple-choice quizzes and a chapter exam.

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