Week 2 Notes

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  1. Four Domains of Critical Thinking
    • Elements of thought
    • Abilities
    • Affective dimensions
    • Intellectual standards
  2. Elements of Thought
    basic building blocks of thinking
  3. Abilities
    the skills essential to higher order thinking
  4. Affective dimensions
    attitudes, dispositions, passions, traits of mind essential to higher order thinking
  5. Intellectual standards
    used to critique higher order thinking
  6. Initial comprehensive
    Time Lapsed
    The four types of Nursing Assessments
  7. Preparatory Phase
    Working Phase
    Four phases of a nursing interview
  8. Four phases of a Nursing interview
    • Preparatory Phase: Gathering information
    • Introduction: Hi, I'm Amber, I am your nurse, I have some questions for you
    • Working Phase: Gathering info, listening to pt
    • Termination: is there anything else you would like me to know?  I think I have what I need, thank you
  9. Nursing Diagnosis
    describes patient problems nurses can treat independently.  NOT a medical diagnosis
  10. Medical Diagnosis
    describes problems for which the physician directs the primary treatment
  11. Collaborative problems
    managed by using physician prescribed and nursing prescribed interventions.
  12. Formulation of a Nursing Diagnosis: Problem
    identifies what is unhealthy about the pt
  13. Formulation of a Nursing Diagnosis: Etiology
    Identifies factors maintaining the unhealthy state
  14. Formulation of a Nursing Diagnosis:
    Defining Characteristics
    identifies the subjective and objective data that signal the existence of a problem.
  15. Label
    Defining Characteristics
    Related factor
    Four components of a nursing dx
  16. Sources of Error when writing nursing dx
    • writing diagnoses in terms of needs, not responses
    • making legally inadvisable statements
    • identifying as a problem what is not necessarily unhealthrul
    • identifying as a problem signs and symptoms
    • reversing the clauses
    • identifying as a patient problem what cannot be changed
    • identifying environmental factors rather than patient factors as as the problem
    • having both clauses say the same thing
    • including value judgments in nursing dx
    • including medical dx in diagnostic statement
  17. Prioritizing Nursing dx:
    High Priority
    greatest threat to pt well being
  18. Prioritizing Nursing dx:
    Medium priority
    nonthreatening dx
  19. Prioritizing the Nursing dx:
    Low Priority
    diagnoses not specifically related to current health problem.
  20. Cognitive
    Type of Outcome:

    increase in patient knowledge
  21. Psychomotor
    Type of Outcome:

    patient's achievement of new skills
  22. Affective
    Type of outcome:

    changes in patient values, beliefs, and attitudes
  23. Psysiologic
    Type of Outcome:

    physical changes in the pt
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