FOUND CHPT 1 VOCAB

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  1. Apprenticeship
    Learning by doing
  2. Interventions
    Actions taken to improve, maintain, or restore health or prevent illness
  3. Invasive procedures
    Procedures that require entry into the body
  4. Aseptically
    Without introducing infectious material
  5. Nursing theory
    Statement about relationships amoung conecpts or facts based on existing information
  6. Evidence-based nursing
    Nursing practice based on validated research
  7. Nursing process
    A goal-directed series of activities whereby the practice of nursing accomplishes its goal of alleviating, minimizing, or preventing real or potential health problems
  8. Implement
    To put into action
  9. Diagnosis-related groups (DRGs)
    Created by Medicare in 1983 as an attempt to contain health case costs
  10. Practice acts
    Activities in which nurses may engage, state the legal requirements and titles for nursing licensure and establish the education needed for licensure
  11. Integrated delivery network
    set of providers and services organized to deliver coordinated care to promote wellness, care for illness, and promote rehabilitation
  12. Capitated cost
    A set fee is paid for every patient enrolled in the health network each year
  13. Health Maintenance Organizations (HMOs)
    A type of group practice that enrolls patients for a set fee per month and provides a limited netowrk of doctors, hospitals, and other health care providers from which to choose
  14. Preferred Provider Organizations (PPOs)
    An organization that offers discounted insurance fees in return for a large pool of potential patients who choose a doctor from the list of those associated with the PPO
  15. Steps of the Nursing Process
    • Assessment (data collection)
    • Nursing diagnosis
    • Planning
    • Implementation
    • Evaluation

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