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Behavior

Manner of conducting oneself

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Value

Rate of usefulness, importance, or general worth

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Hierarchy

Graded or ranked series

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Aphasia

A disorder by damage to parts of the brain that control language

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cc

Chief complaint

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MRI

Magnetic resonance imagery

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OSHA

Occupational Hazard and Safety Administration

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qd

Daily

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WHO

World Health Organization

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CHO

Carbohydrate

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chol

Cholesterol

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nsg

Nursing

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pm

Between noon and midnight

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pt

Patient

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Three reasons why the health care industry is constantly changing

1. New medical discoveries
2. Evolving health concerns
3. Technological advances

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Charting

Often with abbreviations
Needs to be neat
Has to make sense

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Three parts of effecting communication

70% nonverbal
20% vocal
10% verbal

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Feedback

A method that can be used to determine if communication was successful. Occurs when the receiver responds to the message. Allows the original sender to evaluate how the message was it interpreted and to make any necessary adjustments it clarifications.

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Ways to manage stress

-plan and organize
-do one thing at a time
-take time to relax
-be positive
-avoid criticizing others
-learn to negotiate
-get regular exercise
-tolerate and forgive
-talk about things that are troubling
-use relaxation techniques

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Illnesses caused by stress

-heart attack
-ulcers
-arthritis
-allergies
-diabetes

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Verbal communication

Words used
How the words were said

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Non Verbal Communication

Body stance
Hand motions
Facial expression

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Characteristics of a health care worker

-communicates concisely and accurately
-dresses neatly and appropriately, promotes good health through lifestyle
-shows patience and poise under pressure
-takes responsibility
-willing to follow directions
-maintains ethical conduct

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Dress code do's

-clean
-neat
-appropriately
-modest
-professional dress or scrubs
-hair up
-no dangling jewelry
-clean nails

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Dress code don'ts

-dangling jewelry
-immodestly
-outlandishly
-long nails
-messy hair
-wrinkled
-dirty

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Barriers to communication with examples

1. Physical Disabilities
-deafness/hearing loss
-blindness/bad vision
-aphasia/speech trouble
2. Psychological
-close mindedness
-judging
-lecturing
-arguing
3. Cultural Diversity
-beliefs regarding health care
-language barriers
-eye contact
-ways of dealing with illness
-touch

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Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs

(Bottom to top)
Physiological
Safety and security
Love and affection
Esteem
Self actualization

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Character

Distinctive qualities that make up an individual