This inservice provides a review of the four basic vital signs (temperature, pulse, respirations, and blood pressure). It includes information about the importance of obtaining vital signs, the correct procedure for each, and reporting and documenting the results.
Explain how checking vital signs provides crucial medical information.
Recognize the normal range for each of the vital signs.
Demonstrate the correct procedure for obtaining vital signs.
Discuss the importance of reporting vital sign results.
Demonstrate the correct way to document a client’s vital signs.