Place in order the steps a nurse should take when removing a gown from a client in isolation. All steps are to be used.

  • peel gown from shoulder toward hand on each arm
  • hold removed gown away from body
  • unfasten neck and then waist ties
  • roll gown into a bundle and discard into an appropriate receptacle
The correct order is 3, 1, 2, 4.
The gown front and sleeves are considered contaminated, requiring the stated order of removing the gown (per Centers for Disease Control guidelines).