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primary nursing

nursing care pattern where RN is responsible for person's total care

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Case management

is nursing care pattern in which a case manager(an RN) coordinates a person's care from admission through discharge and into the home setting

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Nursing assistant

A person who performs delegated nursing tasks under the supervision of an RN or LPN/LVN

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Terminal illness

illness or injury from which the person will not likely recover

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LPN

nurse who has completed a practical nursing program and has passed a licensing test

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Nursing Team

those who provide nursing care- RNs,LPNs,LVNs and nursing assistants

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Acute illness

sudden illness from which the person is expected to recover

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Functional Nursing

when a nursing care pattern focuses on tasks and jobs, and each nursing team member has certain tasks and jobs to do

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Chronic illness

An illness or injury is on-going, slow or gradual in onset and has no cure

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RN

Nurse who completed 2,3,4yr nursing program and has passed a licensing test

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Health Team

Many health care workers whose skills and knowledge focus on the person's total care are called a health team

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Team nursing

nursing care pattern in which a team of nursing staff is led by an RN who decides the amount and kind of care each person needs

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Patient care nursing

services are moved from dept. to the bedside, nursing pattern

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when health care agencies offer services, focus of care is always

the person

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health promotion includes

learning about healthy living

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Diagnostic tests, Px,surgery,emergency care, drugs are used in...

detection and tx of disease

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Goal of rehabilition and restorative care is...

returning the persons to their highest possible level of physical and psychological function

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a person w/ acute illness will probably be tx in...

a hospital

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Sub-acute care is needed when the person needs...

care that falls between hospital care and long-term care

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persons in a long term care center

may be older w. chronic diseases,poor nutrition or poor health

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skilled nursing facilities provide...

provide more complex care than do nursing centers

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A person may have an apartment and recieve help w/ personal care when living in...

an assistant living facility

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persons who have problems dealing with life events may be treated in a....

mental health center

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home care agencies provide...

physical therapy,rehab and food services

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Hospices

provide care to persons who no longer respond

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health care systems are

agencies tha tjoin together as 1 provider of care

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what members are apart of the health team

occupational therapist
social worker
cleric

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The person responsible for nursing service is...

an RN w/ a bachelors or masters degree(DON)

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What do nursing ed. staff teach?

How to use equipment
new employee orientation programs
new and changing info. for the nursing team

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a rn who completes a university program will be in school for how many yrs?

4yrs

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what does an RN do?

Asses, makes nursing diagnoses,plans,implements and evaluated nursing care

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what does an LPN,LVN do?

assists RNs in caring for acutely ill persons and with complex procedures

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When a team leader delegates the care of certain persons to other nurses, the nursing care pattern is called...

team nursing

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whats an ex of functional nursing

1 nurse fives all Tx

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when the # of people caring for each person is reduced, this nursing care pattern is...

patient-focused care

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Medicare

a fed. health insurance program for person 65yrs and older

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Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

requires everyone to have health insurance

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PPS(protection payment system

amount paid for services is determined before giving care

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When a health care agency is accredited what happens

it is voluntary and signals quality and quality and excellence

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if a defciency is found during a survey of health care agency, the agency usually has how many days to correct it?

60 days

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what does SNF stand for

Skilled Nursing Facility

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