Exam 1 Fundamentals
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Defines nursing as the PROTECTION, PROMOTION, and OPTIMIZATION of health and abilities;prevention of illness and injury; alleviation of suffering through the dx and tx of human responses; and ADVOCACY in the care of individuals, families , communities and population.
ANA (American Nurses Association)
Defines nursing as: Nursing encompasses AUTONOMOUS and COLLABORATIVE care of individuals of ALL ages, families, groups and communities; sick or well and in all settings.
ICN (International Council of Nurses)
***ANA is a part of ICN***
What is the role of a nurse?
- Promotion of health
- Prevent illness
- Caring for ill,disabled, and dying
- Promotion of safe environment
- Shaping hlth policy
- hlth system management
What is Independent nursing Intervention?
Established first nursing philosophy based off of maintenance and restoration?
Founded AMERICAN Red Cross
Who was Lilian Wald and Mary Brewster?
Henry Street Settlement
First African american nurse
What is the Nurses Association Alumnae
First professor of nursing
Who/what established the Center for Ethics and Human Rights?
American Nurses Association
Last Act Campaign
Developed standards and policy for end of life care
This describes a competent level of behavior in the professional role. It provides guidelines for nurses to be accountable for their actions, their patient, and their peers.
Standards of Professional Performance
Standards of Professional Performance includes:
- Evidence Based Practices and Research
- Quality of Practice
- Professional Practice Eval
- Environmental Health
Describes a competent level of nursing care
Standard of Nursing Practice
A beginning nursing student
A nurse who has had SOME level of experience
A nurse who has been in the SAME clinical position for 2-3 years
A nurse with MORE than 3 years experience in the same clinical position
A nurse with DIVERSE experience who has an intuitive grasp of an existing or potential clinical problem
Mean that you are responsible, professionally and LEGALLY for the type and quality of nursing care provided
Who is considered community health nurses regardless of public health experience
Nurses with a graduate degree and practicing in community settings.,
What is included in community assessment?
- Social System
You have to have an adequate understanding of what to have successful health promotion and change
What does Essential Public Health functions include?
- Community assessment
- Policy development
- Access to resources
If a change is more advantageous, compatible, realistic, and easy to adapt a patient is.....
More likely to accept it
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