FON Vol.1 Ch.1

  1. QSEN stands for
    Quality and Saftey Education for Nurses
  2. IOM stands for
    Institute of Medicine
  3. What are the six quality and safety competencies for nursing?
    • 1. patient-centered care
    • 2. teamwork and collaboration
    • 3. evidence-based practice
    • 4. quality improvement
    • 5. safety
    • 6. informatics
  4. Clara Barton
    Lay nurse who organized her own nursing efforts up close to the fighting on the battlefield. Did not discriminate when giving care establishing this universal care into the American Red Cross.
  5. Harriet Tubman
    Another layperson who helped slaves escape to freedom on the Underground Railroad.
  6. Walt Whitman
    Volunteer nurse and "consolant" of the wounded in the Civil War. Held appointment from the Christian Commission, a branch of the YMCA.
  7. Lousia May Alcott
    Nurse in the Civil War.
  8. Dorothea Dix
    The Union's Superintendent of Female Nurses during the Civil War. AKA "Our Florence Nightingale"
  9. Florence Nightingale
    Contributed in public health and epidemiology, among the first nursing efforts to fight disease. Stated that air, light, nutrition, and adequate ventilation and space assist the patien to recuperate. Decreasing mortality, length of hospital stay and rate of nosocomial infections.
  10. Lillian Wald and Mary Brewster
    Founded the Henry Street Settlement in New York in 1893, to improve the health and social conditions of poor immigrants. "the start of public health nursing in the US" improving health and preventing illness by promoting safe drinking water, adequate sewage facilities, and proper sanitation measures in communities.
  11. Clinical judgment
    Involves observing, comparing, contrasting and evaluating the client's condition to determine whether change has occurred. Based on the health status condition, medications, and treatment. AKA assessments.
  12. Critical thinking
    A reflective thinking process that involves collecting information, analyzing the adequacy and accuracy of the information, and carefully considering options for action.
  13. Problem solving
    A process by which nurses consider an issue and attempt to find a satisfactory solution to achieve the best outcomes.
  14. ICN stands for
    International Council of Nurses
  15. ANA stands for
    American Nurses Association
  16. CNA stands for
    Canadian Nursing Association
  17. Six essential features of professional nursing acknowledged by the ANA?
    • 1. Provision of a caring relationship
    • 2. A holistic approach (e.g., human responses to health and illness within the physical and social environments)
    • 3. Integration of objective data with knowledge of the patient's subjective experience
    • 4. Application of scientific knowledge through the use of judgment and critical thinking
    • 5. Advancement of professional nursing knowledge through scholarly inquiry
    • 6. Influence of social and public policy to promote social justice
  18. Direct care provider
    Addressing the physical, emotional, social, and spiritual needs of the client
  19. Communicator
    Using interpersonal and therapeutic communication skills to address the needs of the client, to facilitate communication in the healthcare team, and to advise the community about health promotion and disease prevention.
  20. Client/family educator
    Assessing and iagnosing the teaching needs of the client, group, family, or community. Once the diagnosis is made, nurses plan how to meet these needs, implement the teaching plan, and evaluate its effectiveness.
  21. Client advocate
    Supporting clients' right to make healthcare decisions when they are able to voice their opinions and protecting clients from harm when they are unable to make decisions.
  22. Counselor
    Using therapeutic communication skills to advise clients about heal-related issues.
  23. Change agent
    Advocating for change on an individual, family, group, community, or societal level that enhances health. The nurse may use counseling, communication, and educator skills to accomplish this change.
  24. Leader
    Inspiring others by setting an example of positive health, assertive communication, and willingness to improve.
  25. Manager
    Cooridinating and managing the activities of all members of the team.
  26. Case manager
    Coordinating the care delivered to a client.
  27. Research consumer
    Applying evidence-based practice to provide the most appropriate care, to identify clinical problems that warrant research, and to protect the rights of research subjects.
  28. Criteria to be a Profession
    • The knowledge of the group must be based on technical and scientific knowledge.
    • The knowledge and competence of members of the group must be evaluated by a community of peers.
    • The group must have a service orientation and a code of ethics.
  29. To be considered a Discipline
    • A profession must have a domain of knowledge that has both theoretical and practical boundaries.
    • The theoretical boudaries are the questions that arise from clinical practice and are then investigated through research.
    • The practical boundaries are the current state of knowledge and research in the field, or the fact that dictate safe practice.
  30. Linda Richards
  31. Lillian Walt
  32. Mary Mahoney
  33. Mary Breckinridge
  34. Luvinia Dock
    Wrote one of the first nursing books "Materia Medica for Nurses"
  35. What are the differences between Consumer/Patient/Client
  36. Benner's stages of nursing expertise
  37. Qualitative
  38. Quantitative
  39. 4 sources of law
  40. Negligence vs. Malpractice
  41. What are the difference between Assault vs. Battery
  42. What are the difference between Slander/Defamation/Libel
  43. 4 elements of liability
  44. What is Tort?
  45. Informed consent vs. Implied consent
  46. Ethical dilemma vs. Moral dilemma
  47. Right of Human subjects
    right not to be harmed, right to full disclosure, etc......
  48. Suspending vs. Revoking licenses
  49. Credentialing/nursing practicing act
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