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VNSG 1204 Exam 4

Ch 10 & 14

permissive does not attempt to control the team and offers little or no direction Laissez-faire leadership
authoritarian tightly controls the members of the team Autocratic leadership
consults with staff members and seeks staff participation in decision making Democratic leadership
ability to teach, assertive, calm, flexible, and strong character attributes that make a good leader
only state facts not opinions when documenting poor performance
UAP unlicensed assistive perosnnel
v/s, bed making, applying cold packs, oral hygiene, bathing, feed pt, turning, and recording I&O's task to be delegated to UAP's
a critical task in all health care settings and must be considered a priority to be done ASAP documentation
should be clarified directly with the MD who wrote them unclear orders
when must all orders be updated when the patient returns from surgery
management of areas to decrease risk of patient incidents, occurrence of lawsuits, or increased damage awards by juries Risk management
consist of values, beliefs, and practices shared by the majority within a group of people Culture
ideas and perceptions seen as good and useful Values
smaller groups within the culture whose members have similar goals and views Subcultures
biologic way to categorize people Race
shared identity related to social and cultural heritage Ethnicity
unequal burdens of disease morbidity and mortality rates experienced by racial and ethnic groups health disparities
holding ones own way of life as superior to others Ethnocentrism
beliefs and attitudes associating negative permanent characteristics to people who are perceived as different from oneself Biases and prejudice
occurs when a person acts prejudice Discrimination
results in a tendency to fit every person into a particular pattern without further assessment Sterotyping
what a person feels when his culture is ignored by health care providers Cultural pain
personal, interpersonal, and cultural reaction to disease Illness
malfunctioning or maladaption of biological or psychological processes Disease
illnesses restricted to a particular culture or group because of its psychological characteristics cultural-bound syndromes
tanzanian definition of illness caused by disrespect to the family Baridi
perspective about phenomena characteristics of a particular group Worldview
view from a culture native Emic worldview
view from those outside the culture Etic worldview
emphasizes the central purpose of nursing culture care theory
care that fits personal valued life patterns and meanings generated by the patient, not the nurse Culturally congruent care
focused on the comparative study of cultures to understand similarities and differences transcultural nursing
process in which a health care professional continually strives to achieve the ability to work effectively with various cultures Cultural competence
awareness of one's own background, stereotypes and prejudices cultural awareness
obtaining knowledge of other cultures cultural knowledge
developing cultural skills such as communication, giving culturally competent care cultural skills
engaging in cross-cultural interactions, refining inter-cultural communication skills cultural encounters
native american healer Shaman
African American healer "granny midwife, Momma"
Hispanic healer Curandero
Asian Indian healer herbal treatments
Chinese and Southeast Asians herbalist and fortune tellers
Created by: nursekk