Fundamentals of nursing week 1

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  1. HEALTH
    THE MEANS TO VIEW THE TOTAL PERSON & THEIR ENVIRONMENT.  THE SPIRITUAL MIND & BODY CONNECTION THAT CAN CONNECT ONES HEALTH
  2. HOLISTIC HEALTH MODEL (CONTEMPORARY OR ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE)
    BASED ON THE COMPREHENSIVE VIEW OF THE PERSON AS A SPIRITUAL BEING
  3. RISK FACTORS
    THE PRESENCE OF RISK FACTORS DOES NOT MEAN THAT A DISEASE WILL DEVELOP BUT RISK FACTORS INCREASE THE CHANCE THAT THE CHANCE THAT THE INDIVIDUAL WILL EXPERIENCE A PARTICULAR DISEASE OR DYSFUNCTION
  4. EQUIPMENT RELATED ACCIDENTS
    RESULT FROM A MALFUNCTION, DISREPAIR, OR MISUSE OF EQUIPMENT.  MAKE SURE THAT ALL EQUIPMENT HAS BEEN WELL MAINTAINED & HAS UNDERGONE A SAFETY INSPECTION BY THE ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT
  5. RAISED SIDE RAILS
    INCREASE THE OCCURRENCE OF FALLS, SO IF A BED HAS SPLIT RAILS KEEP THE LOWER RAILS DOWN
  6. PHYSICIANS ORDER FOR RESTRAINTS
    WHEN RECEIVING A PHYSICIANS ORDER FOR RESTRAINS, THERE IS NO SUCH THING AS A PRN OR AS NEEDED.  PHYSICIANS MUST ALWAYS HAVE A TIMED ORDER ON HOW LONG THE RESTRAINTS CAN BE USED & WHAT CONDITIONS.
  7. IF NECESSARY TO USE RESTRAINTS
    YOU NEED TO CHECK EVERY 15-30 MINUTES TO MAKE SURE RESTRAINTS ARE NOT TOO TIGHT.  REMOVE EVERY 2 HOURS TO CHECK CIRCULATION AND DO RANGE OF MOTION
  8. PATIENT IN CHAIR HAVING A SEIZURE
    LOWER TO FLOOR AND PUT ON THEIR SIDE
  9. PATIENTS BEING DISCHARGED WITH DRESSING CHANGES
    NEEDS TO KNOW HOW TO PROPERLY DISPOSE OF BIOHAZARDS
  10. ABC FIRE EXTINGUISHERS
    ARE MOST COMMON USED IN HOSPITALS
  11. A TYPE OF EXTINGUISHER IS USED ON
    PAPER, CLOTH, AND WOOD
  12. TO PROMOTE PATIENT UNDERSTANDING & SECURITY
    THE NURSE IS RESPONSIBLE FOR EXPLAINING ALL PROCEDURES THE PATIENT IS HAVING DONE

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