N302 Chapter 6
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N302 Chapter 6
An intentional human action characterized by commitment and a sufficient level of knowledge and skill to allow the nurse to support the basic integrity of the person being cared for.
Assisting the client to take charge of his/her own life.
Foundation in all relationships.
A reliance on the consistency, sameness, and continuity of experiences that are provided by an organized combination of familiar and predictable things and people.
Ability to be sensitive to and communicate understanding of the client's feelings.
The nurse and the client agree on the client's health problems and the means for resolving them, and both parties are committed to enhancing the client's well-being.
Protects the client's right to decide who can have access to information about any aspect of health care or lifestyle.
A vague, persistent feeling of impending doom.
Universal feeling; no one fully escapes it.
Process of attributing characteristics to a group of people as though all persons in the identified group possessed them.
Sexually transmitted diseases
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-However, it provides a fertile ground for the development of stereotypes.
Stereotypes based on strong emotions.
Actions in which a person is denied a legitimate opportunity offered to others because of prejudice.
Invisible boundary around an individual.
Study of an individual's use of space.