Patient condition

  1. So I am a CNA at NURSING HOME and work NOC shift.Today when I got my assignment I got a new patient and no report on the pt. Anyway pt is alert and oriented, has Foley catherer and canot walk or stand the charge nurse tells me to put her in the commode . What do I do?
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    Joined: May '18; Posts: 2
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  3. by   dianah
    Moved to Medical Assistant area.
    Perhaps the nurse has forgotten the pt has a Foley cath?
    Or, ask the pt what is usually done.
  4. by   Msmean28
    Don't think he forgot I told him the pt had Foley catherer but he insisted, he even said to find someone to help me. But I waited for my supervisor instead.