Flashcards in Chapter 1 Vocabulary Deck (11):
A sudden illness from which a person is expected to recovery.
Assisted living residence (ALR)
Provides housing, personal care, support services, health care, and social activities in a home-like setting for persons needing help with daily activities.
An on-going illness, slow or gradual in onset; it has no known cure; it can be controlled and complications prevent with proper treatment.
The many health care workers who skill and knowledge focus on the person’s total care; interdisciplinary health care team.
I hope care agency or program for persons who are dying.
Licensed practical nurse (LPN)
A nurse who has complete a one year nursing program and has passed and licensing test; called licensed vocational nurse (LVN) in some states.
Licensed vocational nurse
See “licensed Practical nurse (LPN)”.
A person who has passed a nursing assistant training and competency evaluation program; performs delegate nursing tasks under the supervision of a licensed nurse.
Those who provide nursing care-RN, LPN/LVN, and nursing assistants.
Registered nurse (RN)
A nurse who has complete 1,2,3 or four year nursing program and has passed license test.