Moving, Turning & Ambulation of Patients


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What does ambulation mean?

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1. Which of these is not a benefit of ambulation?

2. What is the proper term for bed sores?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

How are patients moved in a safe manner? Test your knowledge of these strategies, including the use of ambulation, by using the quiz/worksheet combo.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You can work through this assessment, seeing how much knowledge you have about:

  • The proper term for bed sores
  • Most effective method for moving a patient up in the bed
  • What ambulation refers to
  • Benefits of ambulation
  • How often patients should be turned to help avoid bed sores

Skills Practiced

  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of ambulation and its benefits
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about how bed sores are prevented for patients
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on moving patients

Additional Learning

Acquire more details about these methods by using the lesson called Moving, Turning & Ambulation of Patients. This lesson's goal is to help you:

  • Review the critical role of nurses
  • Analyze characteristics of bed sores
  • Determine what needs to be taken into account when moving patients