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- Giving care to pts that includes the art and sciene of nursing in meeting physical, emotional, intellectual, sociocultural, and spiritual needs.
- The primary role of nursing
The use of effective interpersonal and therapeutic communication skills to establish and maintain helping relationships with patients of all ages in a wide variety of healthcare settings
The use of communication skills to assess, implement, and evaluate individualized teaching plans to meet learning needs of patients and their families
The assertive, self-confient practice of nursing when providing care, effective change, and functioning with groups
The participation in or conduct of research to increase knowledge in nursing and improve patient care
The protection of human or legal rights and the securing of care for all patients based on the belief that pts have the right to make informed decisions about their own health and lives
The effective use of skills in organization, communication and advocacy to facilitate the functions of all member of the healthcare team as they provide patient care
- the desire to increase a person's well-being and health potential
- Healthy people promoting health goals:
- 1)increase quality and years of healthy life
- 2)eliminate health disparities
- reduce the risk for illness, to promote good health habits.
- Done by teaching
early detection of a disease to rehabilitation and teaching during recovery
1) assessments (BP, Blood Sugar)
2)providing direct care (physical care, meds, doing procedures and treatments)
A shared system of beliefs, values and behaviors
Minority groups living within a dominant culture may lose the cultural characteristics that made them different. What is this called?
The sense of identification with a collective cultural group
assuming that all members of a group are like
Asking a patient what types of foods they eat for meals
beliefe that one's own ideas and practices are superior to those of others
What makes a culturally competent nurse?
- Learning another language
- Having significant information
- Treating each person as an individual (most basic)
- Recognizing the importance of family
What best describes the science of nursing?
The knowledge of basic care
- defined nursing: art and science
- differentiated it from medicine
- created free-standing nursing education
- published books on nursing
- founder of modern nursing
- Volunteered to care for and feed Union soldiers in Civil war.
- Supervisor of nurses for the Army of the James
- est. Red Cross in US in 1882
- Established a neighborhood nursing service for the sick poor of the lower east side of NYC.
- Founder of public health nursing
Founder of Planned Parenthood
- Base for advanced education
- Students must know theory and practice related to nursing and other disciplines, providing nursing care to individuals and groups
- Nurse practitioners and MSN.
- Masters degrees have specialities. Can also carry out research necessary to advance nursing theory and practice
National Council Licensure Examination.
Nurse Practice Act
- Laws established in each state in the United States to regulate the practice of nursing.
- Protects the public by defining the legal scope of nursing practice
- creates a regulating board to have authority and enforce rules and regulations concerning the nursing profession
Why do we need Standards of Nursing practice?
ANA: activities that are specific and unique to nursing.
Standards allow nurses to carry out professional roles, serving as protection for the nurse, the patient, and the institution where healthcare is given
What are the Standards of Nursing Practice?
- Outcomes Identification
The nurse collects comprehensive data pertinent to the patient's health or the situation
The nurse analyzes the assessment data to determine the diagnoses or issues
The nurse identifies expected outcomes for a plan individualized to the patient or the situation
The nurse develops a plan that prescribes strategies and alternatives to attain expected outcomes
The nurse implements the identified plan, coordinates care delivery, employs strategies to promote heath and a safe environment
The nurse evaluates progress toward attainment of outcomes