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glossary from vn150 text

apprenticeship learning by doing
interventions actions taken to improve, maintain, or restore health or prevent illness
invasive procedures procedures that require entry into the body
aseptically without introducing infectious material
nursing theory a statement about relationships among concept or facts, based on existing information
evidence based nursing involves the integration of best reasearch evidence with clinical expertise and patient values to facilitate clinical decision making
practice acts activites in which nurses may engage state and legal requirements and titles for nursing license and establish the education needed for licensure
diagnosis related groups (DRGS) a hospital receives a set amount of money for a patient who is hospitalized with a certain diagnosis
Health maintenance organizations (HMOS a type of group practice, enroll patients for a set fee per month (kaiser)
perferred provider organizations (PPOs) offer discount on fees in return for a large pool of potentialed patients (has list of physicians to choose from)
interegrated delivery network a set of providers and services organized to delieve coordinated care to promote wellness, care for illness, promote rehabilitation
capitalized cost paid a set fee for every patient enrolled in the network that year
When nursing was taken out into the community, nursing education was essentially: 1) an apprenticeship 2) a 3-month course 3) a short hospital course 4) a 1 year program 1) an apprenticeship
The American Red Cross was founded by ___, as an outgrowth of service during the ___ war. 1)Dorothea Dix & First World 2)Clara Barton, Civil 3)Lillian Wald, Second World 4) Florence Nightengale Crimean 2) Clara Barton, Civil
In setting up her nurses' training, Florence Nightinggale carried out her belief that: recreational therapy is essentail to recovery, nursing should be taught by nurses, proper nutrition is essential to recovery from illness, sick people need occupational and recreational therapy, fresh, clean air is beneficial to the sick
definition/philosophy of nursing's core concepts: (select all that apply) promoting wellness, providing direction, facilitating coping, sacrificing self for others, preventing illness, restroing health, working with diligence promoting wellness, facilitating coping, preventing illness, restoring health
a nursing theory is: scientifically based, devised by graduate students, based on skills, based on existing information based on existing information
one main difference between a LPN & RN is that LPN: usually responsible for giving medication, performs only noninvasive procedures, cares for fewer patients than the RN, is required tow ork in a supervised setting is required to work in a supervised setting
which of the following nursing education programs prepares a nurse for a management role? nurse practitioner, associate degreee nursing, baccalaureate nursing, practical nursing baccalaureate nursing program
example of collaborative practice: showing patient how to cleane a wond, speaking with the social worker about the patients insurance problems, administering each of the patients prescribed medication, asking the CNA to take the vitals of three patients speaking with the social worker about the patients insurance problems
an advantage of the patient of a managed health care system is: always receiving care from same physician, paying lower health insurance cost and small copay, the ease of quickly seeing specialist, being able to walk into the clinic without an appointment paying lower health insurance costs and small copays
an example of illness prevention activites would be: applying a dressing to a wound, performing vision screenings, referring a patient to a physician, promoting prenatal care performing vision screenings
Who was the first visiting nurse? A. Florence Nightingale B. Phoebe C. Dorothea Dix D. Clara Barton Phoebe
In the 20th century, nurses moved into: A. hospitals. B. long-term care facilities. C. the community. D. state mental health facilities. into the community
Who established the Henry Street Settlement in New York City? A. Lillian Ward B. Dorothea Dix C. Florence Nightingale D. Richard Bradley Lillian Ward
Which educational nursing program takes 2 to 5 years to complete? A. Nursing assistant (NA) program B. Practical nursing (LPN, LVN) program C. Professional nursing program D. Advanced practice nursing (APN) program professional nursing program
which educational nursing program attracts the majority of registered nurse (RN) students? A. Associate degree program B. Diploma program C. Baccalaureate program D. Graduate program associate nursing program
Which was the first care delivery system for practical nurses? A. Team nursing B. Functional nursing care C. Total patient care D. Primary nursing functional nursing care
The intent of diagnosis-related groups (DRGs) was which of the following? A. Offer more health care services. B. Extend hospital stays. C. Improve health care. D. Contain hospital costs. contain hospital costs
Which of the following is included in the six levels of care within the health care system? A. Skilled B. Postacute C. Restorative D. Hospice restorative
The goals of nursing include which of the following? (Select all that apply.) A. To promote wellness B. To prevent illness C. To facilitate coping D. To restore health promote wellness, prevent illness, facilitate coping, restore health
A nursing ________ is a statement about relationships among concepts or facts, based on existing information. theory
difference between HMO & PPO HMO are smaller, limited networks, PPO has more physicians, takes longer to see specialists
list four influences Nightingale had on nurses' training nutrition is an imporant part of nursing care, clean fresh air beneficial to the sick, nursing directed towards health and illness, continueing education for nurses
the purpose of the nurse practice act is to protect public and define legal scope of practice
the lady who took volunteers into the field hospitals to care for soldiers of both armies during civil war: dorothea dix, clara barton, lillian wald, florence nightingale clara barton
she established the Henry Street Settlement Service in NYC Lillian Ward
which nurse began community nursing lillian ward
best practices in nursing are based upon: hospital procedures, scientific evidence of success, physician orders, nursing theories nursing theories
the practice of nursing is governed by (select all that apply), standards of nursing care, nurse practice acts, codes of ethics, state legilation, institutaional policies all of the above
practical nursing arose to: provide stepping stone in becoming RN, provide more training than CNA, fill gap left by nurses enlisted in military, provide less expensive employees to hospitals fill a gap left by nurses who enlisted in military
Created by: nghammer89