IDENTIFICATION AND SEQUENCING . For exercises 16 through 21. The steps of
procedure for various methods of transporting or positioning the patient are listed below.
For each exercise item, there is one step that is NOT part of the procedure and
SHOULD NOT BE SELECTED. Indicate the correct sequence for the remaining steps
that you have selected by numbering them on the space provided.
Number the applicable initial steps for transferring a patient from a wheelchair to
an X-ray table using the numbers 1 through 6.
a. _____ Your hands under patient's axilla.
b. _____ Brakes locked.
_____ Patient's hands on your shoulders.
d. _____ Wheelchair parallel to table.
e. _____ Footrests out of the way.
_____ Sheet rolled tightly.
g. _____ Stool nearby.
Number the remaining applicable steps for transferring a patient from a wheelchair
to an X-ray table using the numbers 7 through 13.
a. _____ Patient puts one hand on stool, the other across your shoulder.
b. _____ You lift while patient tries to stand.
_____ You pause; patient regains balance.
d. _____ You ease patient into sitting position.
e. _____ You place one arm around patient's shoulders and the other arm under
_____ Patient steps on stool and pivots, back to table.
g. _____ With single motion, patient places legs on table and lowers head and
shoulders into supine position.
h. _____ Patient pivots slowly with minimal assistance.