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1

What are 3 note taking methods?

Outlining, Cornell, and Mapping

2

How many working nurses are there in the US today?

2.6 million nurses

3

What are 4 nursing goals?

1. Promote health
2. Prevent illness
3. Restore health
4. Facilitate coping

4

What is Flexner's Criteria?

10 classic criteria used as a standard to identify characteristics of a profession

5

Discuss Professional Commitment. What are the examples of this?

Life long learning, identification of one's self with a profession, responsibility and accountability, and promoting a profession

6

What education level is expected to expand nursing knowledge through research?

Doctoral programs

7

What is morality?

A personal standard of what is right and wrong, good and bad, in a situation

8

HIPPA is a policy related to which ethical principle?

Confidentiality

9

This entity signs amendments and bills into law.

The executive branch

10

Name 2 causes for nursing litigation

1. Failure to use adequate precautions to protect against patient injury
2. Dysfunctional communication
3. Poor record keeping
4. Abandonment
5. Failure to teach
6. Using faulty equipment

11

What are the 3 payers of healthcare?

Self-pay
Employee insurance
Government

12

What are the [4] major components of grand nursing theories?

Person
Health
Environment
Nursing

13

These are the 3 elements in the definition of leadership.

Power
Others
Shared vision

14

What is one journal that AACN produces?

Journal of professional nursing

15

What government funded program funds 17% of all health services and provides health insurance to citizens over the age of 65 who have worked at least 10 years?

Medicare

16

What are headaches, tense muscles, and upset stomach all signs of?

Test anxiety

17

What is a provision of caring relationship that facilitates health and healing?

Nursing

18

Inspiring members to be ethical and protecting society are all included in the purpose of this?

Code of Ethics

19

What is abandonment?

When duty to give care is ignored

20

What phase of research involves collecting data and preparing data for analysis?

Empirical Phase

21

During the past 50 years, what has happened to life expectancy?

It has increased by 8 years

22

What is the leading cause of death in the US?

Cardiovascular Disease

23

What age bracket are 50% of the poor in the US in?

Under 18 and over 65

24

According to research, abortions in the US have trended in what direction?

They have decreased by 33%

25

According to research statistics, what is the direction of the rate of teen pregnancy?

It is decreasing

26

Radiology technicians need to have more training in order to work with these specific radiology tests.

CT and MRI