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Unit 1 PatientCare

Patient Centered Care

The protection, promotion, and optimization of health and abilities, prevention of illness and injury, alleviation of suffering through the diagnosis and treatment of human response, and advocacy in the care of individuals, families, communities and popul Nursing
Demonstrated by critical thinking model known as the Nursing Process: Assessment, Diagnosis, Outcomes Identification and Planning and Evaluation. Standards of Practice
Philosophical ideals of right and wrong that define principles the nurse will use to provide care to patients. Code of Ethics
Focus on health services provided on individual bases. Primary Care
Disease Management, Hospitals (E.R., Urgent Care,CCU, Med-Surg, Subacute units), Acutely ill etc. Part of Health Care Settings and Services. Secondary and Tertiary Care
Multidisciplinary treatment plan that outlines treatments or interventions patients need to have while in the hospital for a specific condition or procedure. Critical Pathway
Imagines and explores alternatives, considers ethical principles and then makes informed decisions. Critical Thinking
Assessment, Diagnosis, Planning, Implementation and Evaluation. Nursing Process
An agreement to respect anthers right to determine a course of action. Autonomy
Taking positive actions to help others. "To do good" Beneficence
The avoidance of harm or hurt. "Do no harm" Nonmaleficence
The ability to keep promises. Fidelity
Refers to attitudes or states of affairs that exemplify a traditional relationship between father (pater) and child. Paternalism
Describe and define legal boundaries of nursing practice within each state. Nurse Practice Acts
Another name for Regulatory Law. Administrative Law
Protects the rights of disabled people. Americans w/Disabilities Act
Provides that when a patient comes to emergency dept or hospital appropriate medical screening occurs with hospital's capacity. Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act
Forbids health plans from placing lifetime or annual limits on mental health coverage that are less generous than those placed on medical or surgical benefits. Mental Health Act
Individual who is at least 18 yrs old has right to make organ donation; in wiring w/their signatures. Uniform Anatomical Gift Act
Protects individuals from losing their health insurance when changing jobs by providing portability. Privacy and Confidentiality. Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
Civil wrong against a person property. Torts
Health care providers can use cardiopulmonary definition or the whole-brain definition to determine death. The Uniform Determination of Death Act
Willful acts that violate another's rights. Intentional Torts
Acts where intent is lacking but volitional action and direct causation occur. Quasi-Intentional Torts
Conduct that falls below standard of care. Negligence
Legal guidelines for nursing practice and provide minimum acceptable nursing care. Standards of Care
System of ensuring appropriate nursing care the attempts to identify potential hazards and eliminate them before harm occurs. Risk Management
Describes and gives defining characteristics to the person, environment, nursing, and health. The Roy Adaptation Model
Relating to the five part problem solving process ADPIE. Nursing Process
Used as one of the frameworks of course objectives, but also as the framework for evaluation of student process and performance. ADN Competencies
Modes of Roy Physiologic-physical, self concept-group identity, role function, and interdependence.
Greater than the sum of all 4 modes. Holistic Nature
Psychosocial theory of development. Erikson
Self Concept Identity, Body Image, and Role Performance
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