Mosby's Textbook for Nursing Assistants - Soft Cover Version: Abbreviations - CNA (exam #1) Flashcards


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ALR

Assisted Living Residence

2

APRN

Advanced practice registered nurse

3

DON

director of nursing

4

LPN

licensed practical nurse

5

LVN

liscensed vocational nurse

6

PPS

prospective payment systems

7

RN

registred nurse

8

SNF

skilled nursing facility

9

BON

board of nursing

10

CNA

certified nursing assistant; certified nurse aide

11

LNA

licensed nursing assistant

12

LPN

listened practical nurse

13

LVN

listened vocational nurse

14

NATCEP

nursing assistant in training and competency evaluation program

15

OBRA

Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1987

16

RNA

registred nurse aide

17

SNRA

state registered nurse aide

18

STNA

state tested nurse aide

19

APRN

advanced practice registered nurse

20

LPN

listened practical nurse

21

LVN

licensed vocational nurse

22

HIPAA

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996

23

IPV

intimate partner violence

24

OBRA

Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1987

25

ADL

activities of daily living

26

BMs

bowel movement

27

CAA

Care Area Assesment

28

CMS

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

29

EHR

Electronics health record

30

EMR

Electronic medical record

31

ePHI

Electronic protected health information

32

IDCP

Interdisciplinary care planning

33

MDS

Minimum Data Set

34

OASIS

Outcome and Assessment Information Set

35

PHI

protected heath information

36

MSD

musculo-skeletal disorder

37

OSHA

occupational safety and health administration

38

CDC

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

39

OPIM

other potentially infectious materials

40

PPE

personal protective equipment

41

TB

tuberculosis

42

AED

automated external defibrilator

43

CMS

centers for medicare and medicaid services

44

CO

carbon monoxide

45

CPR

cardiopulmonary resuscitation

46

DOB

date of birth

47

EMS

emergency medical services

48

F

fahrenheit

49

FBAO

foreign-body airway obstruction

50

HCS

hazard communication standard

51

MRN

medical record number

52

MSDS

material safety data sheet

53

NFPA

national fire protection association

54

PASS

pull the safety pin, aim low, squeeze the lever, sweep back and forth

55

RACE

rescue, alarm, confine, extinguish (or evacuate)

56

RRS

rapid response system

57

SDS

safety data sheet

58

FDA

food and drug-administration

59

ROM

range-of-motion

60

TJC

the joint commission

61

SCA

sudden cardiac arrest

62

VF; V-fib

ventricular fibrillation

63

HAI

healthcare associated infection

64

UTI

urinary tract infection

65

OOB

out of bed

66

MSDS

material safety data sheets

67

BLS

basic life support

68

SOB

shortness of breath

69

Amb

ambulatory care

70

BRP

bathroom priviles

71

BR

bedrest

72

HOB

head of bed

73

n/g

naso-gastric

74

UA

urinalysis

75

GI

gastro-intestinal

76

I&O

intake and output

77

PRN

pro re nata (as the need arises)

78

TPR

temperature, pulse, respirations

79

VS

vital signs

80

SPO2

peripheral oxygen saturation

81

HTN

hypertension

82

PROM

passive range of motion

83

C.diff

clostridium difficile

84

SSE

soapsuds enema

85

OAB

over-active bladder

86

UI

urinary incontinence