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1

Who is the Mother of Nursing?

Florence Nightingale

2

Who founded the Nurse Corps of the US Army?

Dorothea Dix

3

Who founded the American Red Cross?

Clara Barton

4

Who founded the Henry Street Settlement?

- Lillian Wald
- Mary Brewster

5

What is the Goldmark report?

Advocating Financial support of university based schools of Nursing

6

Sick Nursing Vs. Healthy Nursing?

Sick Nursing = Healing Enviornment
Healthy Nursing = Preventitive

7

Standards of practice (Care)?

Are the minimum acceptable guidelines for providing and evaluating nursing care.

8

Scope of practice?

What nurses are LEGALLY authorized to do

9

Standards of practice or Care

- Assessment
- Diagnosis
- Outcome Identification
- Planning
- Implementation
- Evaluation

10

Nursing Responsibilities

- Caregiver
- Patient Advocate
- Educator
- Decision maker
- Manager & Coordinator
- Communicator

11

What are the 4 central concepts in nursing practice?

- Person
- Enviornment (internally & externally)
- Health
- Nursing

12

3 Types of Non- Nursing Theories

1. General systems theory
2. Human Needs theory
3. Change theory

13

What Non- Nursing theory says all systems must be goal directed?

General Systems Theory

14

What are Maslow’s 5 levels of Human needs?

(5–> least important) to 1 —> most important)

5. Self- actualization needs
4. Esteem needs
3. Love needs
2. Safety needs
1. Physiologic needs

15

Issues & Trends in current Nursing

- Rising costs
- Complexity of health care settings & services
- Expanding community health services
- Increasing use of ambulatory services