Flashcards in Chapt. 1 Nursing assistant wkbk Deck (41):
nursing care pattern where RN is responsible for person's total care
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
A person who performs delegated nursing tasks under the supervision of an RN or LPN/LVN
illness or injury from which the person will not likely recover
nurse who has completed a practical nursing program and has passed a licensing test
those who provide nursing care- RNs,LPNs,LVNs and nursing assistants
sudden illness from which the person is expected to recover
when a nursing care pattern focuses on tasks and jobs, and each nursing team member has certain tasks and jobs to do
An illness or injury is on-going, slow or gradual in onset and has no cure
Nurse who completed 2,3,4yr nursing program and has passed a licensing test
Many health care workers whose skills and knowledge focus on the person's total care are called a health team
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
Patient care nursing
services are moved from dept. to the bedside, nursing pattern
when health care agencies offer services, focus of care is always
health promotion includes
learning about healthy living
Diagnostic tests, Px,surgery,emergency care, drugs are used in...
detection and tx of disease
Goal of rehabilition and restorative care is...
returning the persons to their highest possible level of physical and psychological function
a person w/ acute illness will probably be tx in...
Sub-acute care is needed when the person needs...
care that falls between hospital care and long-term care
persons in a long term care center
may be older w. chronic diseases,poor nutrition or poor health
skilled nursing facilities provide...
provide more complex care than do nursing centers
A person may have an apartment and recieve help w/ personal care when living in...
an assistant living facility
persons who have problems dealing with life events may be treated in a....
mental health center
home care agencies provide...
physical therapy,rehab and food services
provide care to persons who no longer respond
health care systems are
agencies tha tjoin together as 1 provider of care
what members are apart of the health team
The person responsible for nursing service is...
an RN w/ a bachelors or masters degree(DON)
What do nursing ed. staff teach?
How to use equipment
new employee orientation programs
new and changing info. for the nursing team
a rn who completes a university program will be in school for how many yrs?
what does an RN do?
Asses, makes nursing diagnoses,plans,implements and evaluated nursing care
what does an LPN,LVN do?
assists RNs in caring for acutely ill persons and with complex procedures
When a team leader delegates the care of certain persons to other nurses, the nursing care pattern is called...
whats an ex of functional nursing
1 nurse fives all Tx
when the # of people caring for each person is reduced, this nursing care pattern is...
a fed. health insurance program for person 65yrs and older
Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
requires everyone to have health insurance
PPS(protection payment system
amount paid for services is determined before giving care
When a health care agency is accredited what happens
it is voluntary and signals quality and quality and excellence
if a defciency is found during a survey of health care agency, the agency usually has how many days to correct it?