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Nursing Skills Laboratory Procedure


Logrolling a Patient

Achievement of SATISFACTORY in all categories is necessary

Student's Name: ____________________

Grade (circle one):

P = achieved 3 or above in all categories

F = achieved 2 or below in one or more categories

The following scale is utilized:

1 = Failing 2 = Unsatisfactory 3 = Satisfactory 4 = Good 5 = Superior

ACTION
S
G SA U
F
  • One nurse explains the procedure to the patient
5 4 3 2 1
  • All nurses wash and dry their hands carefully
5 4 3 2 1
  • One nurse draws the curtain around the bed for privacy
5 4 3 2 1
  • One nurse goes to and stands as close as possible at one side of the bed, in line with the patient's shoulders
5 4 3 2 1
  • One nurse goes to and stands as close as possible at the same side of the bed, in line with the patient's waist
5 4 3 2 1
  • One nurse goes to and stands as close as possible at the same side of the bed, in line with the patient's legs
5 4 3 2 1
  • One nurse locks the wheels of the bed
5 4 3 2 1
  • One nurse raises the bed to waist level
5 4 3 2 1
  • One nurse lowers the siderail closest to them
5 4 3 2 1
  • One nurse removes the pillow out from under the patient's head and neck
5 4 3 2 1
  • One nurse folds the top linens down past the patient's feet
5 4 3 2 1
  • One nurse asks the patient, or assists the patient to, cross his/her arms over his/her chest
5 4 3 2 1
  • All nurses establish a broad base of support
5 4 3 2 1
  • All nurses move one leg and foot forward near the edge of the bed and their other leg and foot backward two feet away from the edge of the bed
5 4 3 2 1
  • All nurses incline their trunks forward, flex their knees and hips, and place their weight on their backward leg and foot
5 4 3 2 1
  • The nurse closest to the head of the bed, in line with the patient's shoulders, places his/her arms and hands, with palms facing upward and close together, beneath the patients shoulders
5 4 3 2 1
  • This nurse flexes his/her fingers around the patient's far shoulder
5 4 3 2 1
  • The nurse closest to the middle of the bed, in line with the patient's waist, places his/her arms and hands, with palms facing upward and close together, beneath the patient's buttocks
5 4 3 2 1
  • This nurse flexes his/her fingers around the patient's far buttock
5 4 3 2 1
  • The nurse closest to the foot of the bed, in line with the patient's legs, places his/her arms and hands, with palms facing upward and close together, beneath the patient's legs and ankles
5 4 3 2 1
  • This nurse flexes his/her fingers around the patient's far leg and ankle
5 4 3 2 1
  • One nurse counts out loud one, two, three
5 4 3 2 1
  • On the count of three, all nurses rock backward, shifting weight from their forward leg and foot to their backward leg and foot while pulling the patient's shoulders, buttocks, and legs and ankles directly toward them
5 4 3 2 1
  • One nurse raises the siderail
5 4 3 2 1
  • All nurses go around to the side of the bed toward which the patient will be turned
5 4 3 2 1
  • One nurse lowers the siderail
5 4 3 2 1
  • One nurse places one or two pillows between the patient's legs
5 4 3 2 1
  • One nurse goes to and stands as close as possible at this side of the bed, in line with the patient's shoulders
5 4 3 2 1
  • One nurse goes to and stands as close as possible at the same side of the bed, in line with the patient's waist
5 4 3 2 1
  • One nurse goes to and stands as close as possible at the same side of the bed, in line with the patient's legs
5 4 3 2 1
  • All nurses establish a broad base of support
5 4 3 2 1
  • All nurses move one leg and foot forward near the edge of the bed and their other leg and foot backward two feet away from the edge of the bed
5 4 3 2 1
  • All nurses incline their trunks forward, flex their knees and hips, and place their weight on their backward leg and foot
5 4 3 2 1
  • The nurse closest to the head of the bed, in line with the patient's shoulders, reaches over the patient and places his/her hands on the patient's shoulder and chest
5 4 3 2 1
  • This nurse flexes his/her fingers around the patient's far shoulder and chest
5 4 3 2 1
  • The nurse closest to the middle of the bed, in line with the patient's waist, reaches over the patient and places his/her hand on the patient's far waist and hip
5 4 3 2 1
  • This nurse flexes his/her fingers around the patient's far waist and hip
5 4 3 2 1
  • The nurse closest to the foot of the bed, in line with the patient's legs, reaches over the patient and places his/her hand on the patient's far thigh and knee
5 4 3 2 1
  • This nurse flexes his/her fingers around the patient's far thigh and knee
5 4 3 2 1
  • One nurse counts out loud one, two, three
5 4 3 2 1
  • On the count of three, all nurses rock backward, shifting weight from their forward leg and foot to their backward leg and foot while rolling the patient toward them like a log to a lateral position
5 4 3 2 1
  • One nurse replaces the pillow under the patient's head and neck
5 4 3 2 1
  • One nurse unfolds the top linens over the patient
5 4 3 2 1
  • One nurse raises the siderail nearest them
5 4 3 2 1
  • One nurse assures that the patient's call light is readily available
5 4 3 2 1
  • All nurses wash and dry their hands carefully
5 4 3 2 1
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