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Examples of nursing activities that are not restricted

Part 3: Actvities that are not restricted

Examples of nursing activities that are not restricted

  • Assisting clients with activities of daily living
  • Carrying out an electrocardiogram
  • Communicating appropriately with clients, colleagues and others
  • Collaborating with others on the health care team
  • Coordinating care services for clients
  • Counseling clients
  • Developing professional relationships with clients and others
  • Documenting timely, accurate reports
  • Managing or applying physical restraints
  • Mentoring and preceptoring
  • Planning client care
  • Pronouncing death
  • Providing some disease prevention and health promotion services (e.g., blood glucose screening)
  • Recommending or administering some medications (e.g., Schedule III drugs)
  • Teaching
  • Using isolation techniques
  • Using some types of equipment (e.g., lifts, slings)

Limits and conditions on activities that are not restricted

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