Intro to patient care activities

  1. Assessment:
    measurement of  a variable; placing value on something
  2. Clinical judgments made based on data gathered during examination 
    Evaluation
  3. Examination:
    process of obtaining information
  4. Quantifiable or objective means to determine effectiveness of treatment
    Outcome measure
  5. Comprehensive evaluation ◦ Orientation to patient and caregiver ◦ Utilization of multiple professionals (interdisciplinary collaboration) ◦ Clear communication ◦ Patient safety
    Essentials of quality patient care
  6. Always verify patient information prior to treatment
    Orientation
  7. Obtain consent: consent must be obtained prior to treatment.
    Orientation
  8. This is an ongoing process—does not only occur at the initial evaluation
    Orientation
  9. Information provided by evaluation
    Baseline of patient’s condition, functional level ◦ Prior level of function is very important!  Your goals will be based on this
  10. ___________ of function is very important!  Your goals will be based on this
    Prior level
  11. Data to revise goals/outcomes 
    • Data to measure outcomes 
    • Data to be used by others
    • Information provided by evaluation (initial or daily)
  12. Aids in development of treatment plan  Information to measure patient progress
    Information provided by evaluation (initial or daily)
Author
ALMitrchell05
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Card Set
Intro to patient care activities
Description
Hab/Rehab pt care activity
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