N257 Week 1

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N257 Week 1
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2015-03-11 13:54:25
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Questions from N257 Week 1 for the midterm exam
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  1. What way of acquiring knowledge in nursing involves being based on customs and trends, but can also narrow and limit knowledge?
    traditions
  2. What way of acquiring knowledge in nursing involves people with expertise and power influencing opinions and behavior?
    authority
  3. What way of acquiring knowledge in nursing involves using knowledge from other disciplines to guide nursing practice: e.g. medicine sociology, psychology, physiology, and education?
    borrowing
  4. What way of acquiring knowledge in nursing involves trying to see what will work without certainty, knowledge is gained from experience, is very time consuming, and contains many failures?
    trial and error
  5. What way of acquiring knowledge in nursing involves being personally involved in an event and learning from it?
    personal experience
  6. What way of acquiring knowledge in nursing involves imitating the behavior of an expert?
    role modeling
  7. What way of acquiring knowledge in nursing involves using an insight or understanding without logical basis, using a gut feeling or hunch?
    intuition
  8. What way of acquiring knowledge in nursing involves organizing ideas to reach conclusions by using a premise - a statement of the proposed relationships between two or more concepts?
    reasoning
  9. What type of reasoning begins not with a pre-established truth or assumption, but with an observation, and these repeated observations lead to theory development?
    inductive
  10. What type of reasoning begins with a pre-established theory and the research tests the accuracy of the theory?
    deductive
  11. What is the term for a scientific process that validates and refines existing knowledge and generates new knowledge that directly and indirectly influences clinical practice?
    research
  12. What is the term for the conscientious use of the most current and best research evidence in making decisions about clinical practices that integrates evidence, clinical assessment, your own clinical experience, and patient preferences and values?
    evidence-based practice
  13. What are the four components of EBP?
    • research evidence
    • evidence from patient assessment and resource availability
    • clinical experience
    • information about patient preferences and values

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