# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Practical Nursing II Task 186363641

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Demonstrate measuring and recording intake and output in a laboratory and/or clinical setting.


Demonstration should include
  • use of the metric system and the U.S. customary system (USCS), including conversion between systems
  • ways to measure fluid intake
  • ways to measure fluid output
  • procedure for recording measurement according to agency documentation guidelines.

Process/Skill Questions

  • How are intake and output documented?
  • Why is the metric system used for measuring and documentation of intake and output?
  • Why are accurate intake and output measurements essential?
  • How would measuring output from a Foley catheter be described?
  • What body fluids are considered to be output?
  • What fluids are considered to be intake?

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