Historical and contemporary Nursing Practice terms

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  1. a role that has traditionally included those activities that assist the client physically and psychologically
  2. a nurse who works with the multidisciplinary health care team to measure the effectiveness of the case management plan and monitor outcomes
    Case manager
  3. a schoolteacher who volunteered as a nurse during the Civil War. Most notably, she organized the American Red Cross, which linked with the International Red Cross when the U.S. Congress ratified the Geneva Convention in 1882
    Clara Barton
  4. a person who engages the advice or services of another person who is qualified to provide this service
  5. nurses identify client problems and then communicate these verbally or in writing to other members of the health team
  6. an individual, a group of people, or a community that uses a service or commodity
  7. formalized experiences designed to enlarge the knowledge or skills of practitioners
    Continuing education (CE)
  8. the process of helping a client to recognize and cope with stressful psychologic or social problems, to develop improved interpersonal relationships, and to promote personal growth
  9. the process of determining and maintaining competence in practice; includes licensure, registration, certification, and accreditation
  10. the study of population, including statistics about distribution by age and place of residence, mortality, and morbidity
  11. woman leader who provided nursing care during the Civil War
    Dorothea Dix
  12. a wealthy Roman matron; viewed by some as the patron saint of early nursing who used her position and wealth to establish hospitals for the sick
  13. considered the founder of modern nursing, she was influential in developing nursing education, practice, and administration
    Florence Nightingale
  14. the establishment and maintenance of social, political, and economic arrangements by which practitioners control their practice, self-discipline, working conditions, and professional affairs
  15. known as "the Moses of Her People" for her work with the Underground Railroad; during the Civil War she nursed the sick and suffering of her own race
    Harriet Tubman
  16. education that is designed to upgrade the knowledge or skills of employees
    In-service education
  17. an order of knights that dedicated themselves to the care of people with leprosy, syphilis, and chronic skin conditions
    Knights of Saint Lazarus
  18. a nursing leader and suffragist who was active in the protest movement for women's rights that resulted in the U.S. Constitution amendment allowing women to vote in 1920
    Lavinia L. Dock
  19. a person who influences others to work together to accomplish a specific goal
  20. founder of the Henry Street Settlement and Visiting Nurse Service, which provided nursing and social services and organized educational and cultural activities; considered the founder of public health nursing
    Lillian Wald
  21. America's first trained nurse
    Linda Richards
  22. one who is appointed to a position in an organization that gives the power to guide and direct the work of others
  23. considered the founder of Planned Parenthood, was imprisoned for opening the first birth control information clinic in Baltimore in 1916
    Margaret Higgins Sanger
  24. a nurse who practiced midwivery in England, Australia, and New Zealand; founded the Frontier Nursing Service in Kentucky in 1925 to provide family-centered primary health care to rural populations
    Mary Breckinridge
  25. first African American professional nurse
    Mary Mahoney
  26. a person who is waiting for or undergoing medical treatment and care
  27. legislation requiring that every competent adult be informed in writing on admission to a health care institution about his or her rights to accept or refuse medical care and to use advance directives
    Patient Self-Determination Act (PSDA)
  28. an occupation that requires extensive education or a calling that requires special knowledge, skill, and preparation
  29. a set of attributes, a way of life that implies responsibility and commitment
  30. the process of becoming professional; acquiring characteristics considered to be professional
  31. a character in the Charles Dickens book Martin Chizzlewit who represented the negative image of nurses in the early 1800s
    Sairy Gamp
  32. a process by which a person learns the ways of a group or society in order to become a functioning participant
  33. an abolitionist, Underground Railroad agent, preacher, and women's rights advocate, she was a nurse for more than 4 years during the Civil War and worked as a nurse and counselor for the Freedman's Relief Association after the war
    Sojourner Truth
  34. descriptions of the responsibilities for which nurses are accountable
    Standards of Practice
  35. as set by the American Nurses Association (ANA), describe behaviors expected in the professional nursing role
    Standards of Professional Performance
  36. a nurse who helps clients learn about their health and the health care procedures they need to perform to restore or maintain their health
  37. the transmission of information from one site to another, using equipment to transmit information in the forms of signs, signals, words, or pictures by cable, radio, or other systems
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Historical and contemporary Nursing Practice terms
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CHapter one Kozier Historical contemporary Nursing Practice Terms

Kozier 2012 chapter 1 terms
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