Falls Symposium

Question 1 of 6

A new resident with h/o atrial fibrillation, on warfarin, is admitted to the nursing home.  A nurse administers the Morse Falls Scale Assessment tool.  The resident scores 60.  The nurse should:

Place the patient on frequent  bowel and bladder checks

Have the patient wear a helmet

Ask the doctor to discontinue warfarin

Place the patient in a room closer to the nursing station

A and D

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