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Nursing

Health, Wellness, and safety

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Health State of complete physical, mental, and social well-being. Not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.
Illness A state in which a person's physical, emotional, intellectual, social, developmental, or spiritual functioning is diminished or impaired compared with previous experience.
Wellness Healthcare Self-responsibility, meaning of disease, illness, and dysfunction. Informed choices. Effect on stress
Nursing in Wellness Illness prevention, health promotion, nursing diagnoses for wellness, nursing as a therapeutic partnership, lifestyle modification, holistic healthcare
Joint Commission's National Patient Safety Goals Improve the accuracy of pt identification. Improve effectiveness of communication among caregivers. Improve safety of using medication. Reduce the risk of HAIs. Check pts meds.
Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) 6 QSEN Competencies: Safety, quality improvement, patient-centered care, informatics, teamwork and collaboration, evidence-based practice
Safety concerns for older adults Loss in physical function, acuity of sensory-perceptual function, cognitive judgment
Factors that affect safety Physiological factors, environmental, community, pollution, radiation safety, workplace safety, safety in home.
Patient safety issues in healthcare setting Problems with equipment, procedural errors, and impairment of pts cause falls, fires, and adverse med errors.
Sentinel Event A serious safety error that has to be reported.
Assessment of Ability to Function Safely Subjective Data: pt's perception of safety, injury history, concerns about safety, risk ID. Objective data: diagnostic tests and procedures, physical assessment (neurological function, mobility and activity tolerance)
Safety Nursing Diagnosis Risk for injury, risk for falls, disturbed sensory perception, risk for poisoning
Specific Pt Goals Pt will remain free from injury while in the hospital. Pt will use call light to call for help before getting up while on narcotic pain meds.
Nursing interventions for Safety Disaster plans, emergency care in unintentional poisoning, fire evacuation, CPR, QSEN competencies
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