NUR 370 Exam 1

  1. Scope of practice

    Established by who?
    Statement that describes The Who what where when why and how of the nursing practice.  

  2. Accountability:
    An obligation or willingness to accept one's responsibility.
  3. Autonomy:
    The quality or state of being self governing; the freedom to act on what you know.
  4. Code of ethics:

    Established by who?
    A list of provisions that makes explicit the primary goals, values, and obligations of the nursing profession. 

  5. Colleagueship:
    Workplace relationship with common interests.
  6. Professional organization:
    An organization that represents a professional group, such as nurses represented the the ANA.
  7. Responsibility:
    Moral, legal, or mental accountability.
  8. Social Policy Statement:
    A statement that describes the profession of
  9. Standard:
    A reference point against which other things can be evaluated and that serve as guide to practice.
  10. American Nurses Foundation:
    Organization with mission to improve healthcare and support nurses across the US. Help nurses in the work place.
  11. American Academy of Nursing:

    Considered what:
    Serves the public and the nursing profession through its activities to advance health policy and practice.

    The "Think Tank" of Nursing.
  12. National Legue of Nursing (NLN)
    What are the 4 goals?
    Framework/curriculum for nursing education.

    • 1. Leaders in nursing education
    • 2. Commitment to members
    • 3. Champion for nurse educators
    • 4. Advancements of the science of nursing education
  13. American Associatiation of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) : 

    Essentials (pg 26-27)
    National organization for education programs at the bachelorette level and higher.
  14. Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) :
    • Non profit International organization based in the US.
    • Mission is to provide leadership and scholarship and practice education into research improvements in the health of all people.
  15. Empirical Knowledge:
    focuses on facts and is related to quantitative explanations--predicting and explaining.
  16. Ethical knowing:
    Focuses on a person's moral values--what should be done
  17. Personal knowing:
    focuses on understanding and actualizing a relationship between a nurse and a patient, including knowledge of self.
  18. aesthetic knowing:
    focuses on the nurse's perception of the patient and the patient's needs, emphasizing the uniqueness of each relationship and interaction.
  19. Synthesizing:
    pulling together he knowledge gained from the other types of knowing, allowed the nurse to understand the patient better and to provide higher quality care.
  20. Intellectual courage:
    Ability to face and fairly address ideas, beliefs, and viewpoints for which one may have negative feeling.
  21. Characteristics of the patient-centered relationship are as follows:
    • -Being physically present with the patient.
    • -Having a dialogue with the patient.
    • -Showing a willingness to share and hear-to use active listening. 
    • -Avoiding assumptions
    • -Maintaining confidentiality 
    • -Showing intuition and flexibility 
    • -Believing in hope
  22. The Goldmark Report
    • 1.) separate university schools of nursing from hospitals
    • 2.)
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NUR 370 Exam 1
Professional nursing concepts Chapt 1-6