Flashcards in 115 Unit 1 Deck (31)
____ 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)
ANA stands for?
American Nursing Association
A ____ helps patients maintain and regain health, manage disease and symptoms, and attain a maximal level function and independence through the healing process.
A ____ is an APRN who is educating in midwifery and is certified by the American College of Nurse-Midwives.
Certified Nurse-Midwife (CNM)
A ____ is an APRN with advanced education in a nurse anesthesia accredited program.
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
A ____ is an APRN who is an expert clinician in a specialized area of practice.
Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS)
The ____ defines the principles that nurses use to provide patient-centered care.
Code of Ethics
____ involves formal, organized educational programs offered by universities, hospitals, state nurses associations, professional nursing organizations, and educational and health care institutions.
____ 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.
____ 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.
ICN stands for?
International Council of Nursing
____ is a nurse who completes a practical nursing program and passes a licensure examination (NCLEX-PN).
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)
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)
A ____ manages patient care and the delivery of specific nursing services within a health care agency.
A ____ works primarily in shoals of nursing, staff development departments of health care agencies, and patient education departments.
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)
A ____ investigates problems to improve nursing care and further define and expand the scope of nursing practice.
____ is a combination of knowledge from the physical sciences, humanities, and social sciences, along with clinical competencies needed for safe, quality patient-centered care.
A ____ protects a patient's human and legal rights and provides assistance in asserting these rights if the need arises.
A ____ deals with issues of concern to those practicing in the profession.
The ____ is an initiative to respond to reports about safety and quality patient care by the IOM.
Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN)
____ is a problem solving activity that focuses on selecting appropriate treatment after forming diagnostic conclusions.
Clinical Decision Making
____ is the process of drawing conclusions from related pieces of evince and previous experience with the evidence.
____ 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.
____ is the resolving of a problem by choosing a course of action.
____ is the analytical process for determining a patients health problems.
____ is an inner sensing or "gut feeling: that something is so.
____ is a 5 step approach that incorporates diagnostic reasoning and clinical decision making. Assessment, diagnosis, planning implementation, and evaluation.
____ is a part of critical thinking that involves the process of purposefully thinking back or recalling a situation to discover its purpose or meaning.
____ is a way to solve problems using reasoning. A systematic ordered approach to gathering data and solving problems.