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the belief that one has the power /capacity to execute behaviors necessary to produce specific performance attainment. one of the most powerful motivational predictors of how well a person will perform at most any endeavor

Self efficacy

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What are the three important factors associated with high quality patient care

self confidence, self efficacy, and nursing competence

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refers to belief in one's personal worth and likelihood of succeeding

self confidence

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Who introduced the concept that expert nurses develop skills and understanding of patient care over time through a sound educational base as well as a multitude of experiences.

Dr. Patricia Benner

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your feelings of self-worth based on your beliefs about being valuable and capable
It is your self-image, either positive or negative, at an emotional level

self-esteem

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A process beginning with an event that evokes a degree of tension or anxiety

stress

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are tension producing stimuli operating within or on any system

stressors

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Stimulates thinking process
Helps people stay alert to their environment
Can result in personal growth and development

positive stress/ eustress

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Lack of coping mechanisms
Loss of emotional balance
Crisis results

negative stress / distress

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evaluating an event in the terms of personal meaning.

Primary appraisal

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At the same time the person is also considering the possible coping strategies or resources available to help deal with the event.

secondary appraisal

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the persons cognitive and behavioral efforts to manage a stressor.

coping

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HAN SELYE'S GENERAL ADAPTATION SYNDROME- theory of stress

ALARM
RESISTANCE
EXHAUSTION

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CNS is aroused; fight-or-flight response; hormones released

Alarm

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occurs if the stress remains, cortisol activity is still increased, body attempts to compensate

Resistance

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endocrine activity continues and the body will fail if exposure to the stressor is prolonged

Exhaustion

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the trauma a person experiences from witnessing other peoples suffering. Common in health care providers and first responders. The person takes the stress home, with nightmares and anxiety, effects sleep

Secondary traumatic stress

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begins when a person experiences, witnesses, or is confronted with a traumatic event and responds with intense fear or helplessness

PTSD

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implies that a person is facing a turning point in life and previous ways of coping are not effective and the person must change.

Crisis

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A feeling of worry, nervousness, or unease, typically about an imminent event or something with an uncertain outcome. REACTION TO STRESS

anxiety

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the tension of everyday living. You have an alert perceptual field. This can motivate learning. You know a test is coming up so you know to study.

mild anxiety

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The perceptual field narrows. The person focuses on immediate concerns. There is selective inattention. The noise of air conditioning unit is not heard, people in the hall not heard.

moderate anxiety

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Perceptual field is greatly reduced. Focus is on specific details. Students with severe anxiety get so hung up on a word, they can’t see what the question is asking.

severe anxiety

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A sense of terror, dread. The person loses control. Can’t focus, concentrate. Can’t cope

panic

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- Involuntary blocking unpleasant feelings

repression

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Refusing to acknowledge the existence of a real situation or the feelings associated with it.

denial

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Retreating in response to stress to an earlier level of development and the comfort measures associated with that level of functioning.

Regression

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Attempting to make excuses or formulate logical reasons to justify unacceptable feelings or behaviors.

rationalization

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Rechanneling of drives or impulses that are personally or socially unacceptable into activities that are constructive. (Mothers against drunk drivers)

Sublimation

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The transfer of feelings from one target to another that is considered less threatening or that is neutral.

Displacement