308 Lesson 1 Test 1
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308 Lesson 1 Test 1
Foundations of Adults Health and Illness
For adults today _____ ________ are the major health chanllenge.
Chronic illness are more than __ months.
When dealing with chronic illness the major focus is prevention of _________, and maintain ability to _________.
Don't only look at the admitting ___ to try to _________ the pts problem, many times the true cause is an __________ or overlooked ________ / ___.
When doing assessment tool on pt with chronic illness you want to make sure and ask the pt about what?
List 5 of the most COMMON, COSTLY, and PREVENTABLE, chronic diseases in the U.S:
List the 6 LEADING HEALTH DISEASE in the nation?
What are the 4 MODIFIABLE HEALTH RISK behaviors?
lack of physical activity
excessive alcohol consumption
What are the 10 leading HEALTH ISSUES in th nation?
overwieght and obesity
responsible sexual behavior
mental health treatment
injury and violence
access to health care
Chronic diseases are the leading cause of _____ and _______ in the U.S.
What is the most common cause of disability or activity limitation in the U.S?
Diabetes continues to be the leadong cause of ______ ______, non-traumatic lower-extremity __________, and ________ among adults aged 20-74.
_____ ______ is the leading cause of cancer death, and ______ ________ causes almost all cases.
SBAR stand for? and is used for what?
Situation, Background, Assessment, and Recommendation
For telephone reporting and handsoff communication
QSEN stands for?
Quality and Safety Education for Nurses
EBP stands for?
Evidence Based Practice
What are the 5 Steps of EBP process:
1. Develope and ask the clinical question
2. Search for and collect sources of evidence.
3. Apraise and synthesize evidence.
4. Apply valid, relevant evidence in practice. Generate evidence.
5. Evaluate outcomes based on evidence.
List 9 hosp-acquired injuries that Medicare will not reimburse hospitals for the treatment of "conditions that could reasonably have been prevented?
Mediastinitis after CABG
UTIs from improper use of catheters
vascular cath-associated infections
objects left in the body during surgery
Nursing is the _______ and ________ of human responses to _____ and _____ health care px.
Concerned with physiologic, sociocultural, emotional and spiritual, demensions of an individual is what?
List 8 nursing roles:
critical think (clinical reasoning)
team approach and collaboration
List 7 characteristics of adult learners:
adjust less easily to distractions