Intro to Nursing 3001 Chapter 1
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What is Clinical Judgment?
- Evaluating the client’s condition
What does Critical Thinking and Reflective Thinking involve?
Collecting and analyzing information and carefully considering options for action.
What is Problem Solving?
Considering an issue and attempting to find a satisfactory solution.
American Nursing Association
Is Nursing a Profession, Occupation, or Discipline?
All three, however it's mostly a job because nurses are paid by the hour and don't necessarily have autonomy.
What are the Phases of Nursing?
- Stage 1: Novice
- Stage 2: Advanced Beginner
- Stage 3: Competence
- Stage 4: Proficient
- Stage 5: Expert
What is the purpose of Nursing Care?
- Health promotion
- Illness prevention
- Health restoration
- End-of-life care
What outside forces influence Nursing?
- Direct-to-consumer marketing
- Women’s movement
- Collective bargaining
What inside forces influence Nursing?
- Increased use of CAM
- Increased opportunity for roles, settings, and autonomy
- Divergence between high-tech and high-touch
What are the 6 quality and safety competencies for Nurses?
- 1) patient-centered care
- 2) teamwork and collaboration
- 3) evidence-based practice
- 4) quality improvement
- 5) safety
- 6) informatics
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