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What is the definition of "Nursing Process"?
An organized sequence of problem-solving steps used to identify and manage the health problems of clients
Objective Vs. Subjective
An object can be measured
Spoken by the subject
What are the 5 steps to the nursing process?
- "If you have a problem, just ADD PIE."
The 7 characteristics of the nursing process
- Within the LEGAL SCOPE of nursing
- Based on KNOWLEDGE
- Client centered
- Goal directed
What are the 5 steps to Maslow's heirarchy of needs?
- 1. Physiologic needs (breathing...)
- 2. Safety and security
- 3. Love and belonging
- 4. Esteem and self-esteem
- 5. Self-actualization
What are some Nursing Diagnosis examples of Physiologic human needs?
- Imbalanced Nutrition: Less than body requirements
- Ineffective brathing pattern
- Impaired swallowing
- Urinary retention
What are some Nursing Diagnosis examples of human safety and security needs?
- Risk for injury
- Impaired verbal communication
- Disturbed thought processes
What are some Nursing Diagnosis examples of love and belonging needs?
- Social isolation
- Impaired social interactions
- Interrupted family processes
- Parental role conflict
What are some Nursing Diagnosis examples of esteem and self-esteem needs?
- Disturbed body image
- Care-giver role strain
- Ineffective breast feeding
What are some Nursing Diagnosis examples of self-actualization needs?
- Delayed growth and development
- Spirtitual distress
Define Short-term goal
outcomes achievable in a few days to 1 week
Define long-term goal
Desireable outcomes that take weeks or months to accomplish (30-90 days)
What are the characteristics of short-term goals?
- Client centered
- Accompanied by a target date
What are nursing interventions?
measures that the client and the nurse will use to accomplish identified goals
Who are collaborative goals between?
Nurse and Dr.
Define intentional torts?
lawsuits in which a plaintiff charges that a defendent commited a deliberately aggressive act
What are some examples of intentional torts?
- False imprisonment
- Invasion of privacy
an act in which bodily harm is threatened or attempted
any unauthorized physical contact; can include touching a persons body, clothing, CHAIR OR BED
What is the criteria neccessary for battery?
Contact happened without the plaintiff's consent
interference with a persons freedom to move about at will without legal authority to do so
devices or chemicals that restrict movement
Define invasion of privacy
failure to leave people and their property alone
an act in which untrue information harms a person's reputation
character attack, uttered orally in the presence of others
Damaging statements written and read by others
Define living will
what is put into writting that the person wants to have happen to them in case something happens to them
What are 2 types of an advance directives?
- Living will
- Power of attorney
Define these 3 types of illnesses:
Choronic: long-term and develops gradually
Acute: short-term and SERVERE
Terminal: walking dead