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Chapter 9 The Nurse as Leader and Manager

Challenges and Opportunities • Limited access to healthcare services for many • Limited resources for providing care • Need to provide care for uninsured and underinsured • Need to recruit and retain high-quality nurses • Develop innovative approaches to nursing caredelivery and redefine the roles of professional nursesNursing Leadership• Advocate for improvements in – Client care quality – Working environment – Social well-beingLeadership occurs when influencing others to act – Managers are assigned their roles – Leaders attain their rolesLeadership characteristics – Integrity – Courage – Positiv...

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Chapman Maternal-Newborn Nursing Ch 2

Duties and obligations of obstetric and neonatal nurses outlined by… American Nurses Association ANA Code of Ethics and specialty practice standards from AWHONN Association of Womens Health, Obstetrics and Neonatal NursesANA Code of Ethics for Nurses describes the most fundamental values and commitments of the nurse; boundaries of duty and loyalty; and aspects of duties beyond individual patient encountersAutonomy right to self determinationRespect for Others principle that all persona are equally valuedBeneficence obligation to do goodNonmaleficence obligation to do no harmJustice principle of equal treatment or that others be...

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CH 5 – Nursing Process & Critical Thinking

ACTUAL NURSING DIAGNOSIS Human responses to health conditions / life processes that exist in an individual, family, or community. It is supported by defining characteristics that cluster in patterns or related cues or inferences.ASSESSMENT A systemic, dynamic process by which the nurse, through interaction with the client, significant others, & health care providers, collects & analyzes data about the client.BIOGRAPHIC DATA Relating to the facts and events of a person’s life.CASE MANAGEMENT (Now a certified nursing specialty) Refers to the assignment of a health care provider to a pt so that the care of that pt is overseen by one indiv...

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Nursing Interventions/Tx GI

Oral Cancer 1.Airway management 2•Cough Enhancement 3•Aspiration Precautions Medical: 1. Oral examination for lesions &Palpation of cervical nodes 2•Biopsy of oral lesions which do not heal in two weeks 3•Surgical resection 4•Radiation Therapy 5•Chemotherapy 6•Combination of above 3GERD Diagnosis (3) -Rule out cardiac pain -Diagnosis demonstrated reflux 1. 24-hour ambulatory pH monitoring (most accurate method of dx) (small catheter placed into distal esophagus that continuously monitors and records pH while client keeps a diary of activities and symptoms 2. Endoscopy/esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) (requires conscious sedation) 3. Esophageal manometry: water filled catheter inserted ...

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State of Michigan Nursing Home Administrator Exam

PATIENT TRUST FUNDS1) Policy: Must have a policy. May state that the facility will not handle monies in excess of $5,000.00. The facility may charge a reasonable fee not to exceed the ACTUAL COST of providing service.2) Required Printed Information: This must be given resident upon admission. A statement that the facility will handle personnal funds if no other person is available. Periodic statement of accounts (Minimum: Quarterly)3) Procedure: American Institute of CPA Quarterly statements including all activity, (A-H) in easily readable form. Written account of all personal funds held in trust must be sent to the executor, administrator, rep payee...

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Theory of Nursing – MidTerm Exam

What is important about 1750 1st hospital established Penn HospitalWhat happened in 1790s? US Marine Hospital Service Act of Congress for Public HealthWho is Clara Barton Angel of the battlefield Established the Red CrossWhat are the four metaparadigms in nursing theories? person health environment nursing PHEN (Paradigm = Phen)What are the six criteria for theory acceptance? simplicity consistency accuracy relevance fruitfulness inclusiveness SCARFI (need a scarf-I in order to be accepted)Who is Florence Nightingale? Cannons of Nursing 1860 “Lady with the lamp” Investigates the effect of environment on healing Ventilat...

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Role of Nurse: Change Agent

Change -process of making something different from what it was -Everyone affected by change -Option 1: gaining new knowledge and skills -Option 2: adapting what is currently known in light of new informationchange agents -Individuals who initiate, motivate and implement change -Have excellent communication and interpersonal skills -Have knowledge of available resources and how to use them -Skilled in problem-solving -Skilled in teaching -Respected -Ability to encourage and nurture -Self-confident, able to take risks -Able to make decisions -Broad base of knowledge -Good sense of timingTypes of change -planned -covert -overt -unplannedplanned change In...

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Chapter 5: Perioperative Patient Care: Anesthesia & Nursing Implications

General Anesthesia -Emergency Assessments -Post Op Assessments Unconsciousness with amnesia, analgesia, reflex suppression, and muscle relaxation. – Cricoid Pressure may need to be used – Apply warm blankets pre and post op for shivering – Emergency assessments include airway patency, return of the reflexes, muscle strength, ability to follow commands. – Post Op Assessment: LOC, airway patency, CV status, temp, fluid balance, return of neuro function. Assess for Nausea and vomiting, post-operative analgesia, operative site condition.Cricoid Pressure During induction of general anesthesia – may need to apply CRICOID pressure to displace the cricoid cartilage a...

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Ch1 – NUR320 – Pediatric Health Nursing – EXAM 1 CONTENT

accommodation The process of changing an individual’s cognitive structures to include data from recent experiences.adherence The extent to which a patient or parent acts consistently with regard to recommended care.advance directives A patient’s living will or appointed durable power of attorney for healthcare decisions.Advocacy Acting to safeguard and advance the interests of another.Assent Voluntary agreement to participate in a research project or to accept treatment.autonomy Right for self-determination in decision making or to protect the informed choices of patients who are capable of decision making.Beneficence An ...

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