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____ is the most independently functioning nurse. Has a master's degree in nursing; advanced education in pathophysiology, pharmacology, and physical assessment; and certification and expertise in a specialized area of practice.

Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN)

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ANA stands for?

American Nursing Association

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A ____ helps patients maintain and regain health, manage disease and symptoms, and attain a maximal level function and independence through the healing process.

Caregiver

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A ____ is an APRN who is educating in midwifery and is certified by the American College of Nurse-Midwives.

Certified Nurse-Midwife (CNM)

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A ____ is an APRN with advanced education in a nurse anesthesia accredited program.

Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)

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A ____ is an APRN who is an expert clinician in a specialized area of practice.

Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS)

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The ____ defines the principles that nurses use to provide patient-centered care.

Code of Ethics

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____ involves formal, organized educational programs offered by universities, hospitals, state nurses associations, professional nursing organizations, and educational and health care institutions.

Continuing Education

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____ is newer term that describes the study of all the genes in a person and interactions of these genes with one another and with that person's environment.

Genomics

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____ programs are instruction or training provided by a healthcare agency or institution designed to increase the knowledge, skills, and competencies of nurses and other health care professionals employed but he institution.

In-service Education

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ICN stands for?

International Council of Nursing

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____ is a nurse who completes a practical nursing program and passes a licensure examination (NCLEX-PN).

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
or
Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)

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The ____ is an organization that advances excellence in nursing education to prepare nurses to meet the needs of a diverse population in a changing health care environment.

National League for Nursing (NLN)

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A ____ manages patient care and the delivery of specific nursing services within a health care agency.

Nurse Administrator

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A ____ works primarily in shoals of nursing, staff development departments of health care agencies, and patient education departments.

Nurse Educator

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A ____ is and APRN who provides health care to a group of patients, usually in an outpatient, ambulatory care, or community-based setting.

Nurse Practitioner (NP)

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A ____ investigates problems to improve nursing care and further define and expand the scope of nursing practice.

Nurse Researcher

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____ is a combination of knowledge from the physical sciences, humanities, and social sciences, along with clinical competencies needed for safe, quality patient-centered care.

Nursing

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A ____ protects a patient's human and legal rights and provides assistance in asserting these rights if the need arises.

Patient Advocate

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A ____ deals with issues of concern to those practicing in the profession.

Professional Organization

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The ____ is an initiative to respond to reports about safety and quality patient care by the IOM.

Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN)

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____ is a problem solving activity that focuses on selecting appropriate treatment after forming diagnostic conclusions.

Clinical Decision Making

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____ is the process of drawing conclusions from related pieces of evince and previous experience with the evidence.

Clinical Inference

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____ is a continuous process characterized by open-mindedness, continual inquiry, and persevere acne, combined with a willingness to look at each unique patient situation and determine which identified assumptions are true and relevant.

Critical Thinking

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____ is the resolving of a problem by choosing a course of action.

Decision Making

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____ is the analytical process for determining a patients health problems.

Diagnostic Reasoning

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____ is an inner sensing or "gut feeling: that something is so.

Intuition

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____ is a 5 step approach that incorporates diagnostic reasoning and clinical decision making. Assessment, diagnosis, planning implementation, and evaluation.

Nursing Process

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____ is a part of critical thinking that involves the process of purposefully thinking back or recalling a situation to discover its purpose or meaning.

Reflection

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____ is a way to solve problems using reasoning. A systematic ordered approach to gathering data and solving problems.

Scientific method

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____ is another term for shortcuts

Work around