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Misappropriation of Property (Mod. E)

Illegal or improper use of resident's money, property, assets; by another, without consent, for personal gain

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Person-Centered Care (Mod. Q)

The practice of being resident care on individual resident needs, preferences and expecations

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AM Care (Mod. A)

Personal activities done in the morning

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OBRA (Mod. A)

Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1987. Federal law, enacted by congress, in 1987, to improve quality of life of residents living in a nursing home environment

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Interpersonal Skills (Mod. A)

In a health care setting, generally refers to a health care providers ability to get along with others while getting the job done

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Empathy (Mod. F)

Being able to see the situation from the other person's point of view

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Critical Thinking (Mod. O)

The ability to think on one's feet

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Evaluation (Mod. M)

5th step of nursing process; deciding if nursing measures worked or were effective, and whether goal was meet

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Non/Disclosure (Mod. E)

Nondisclosure - Not making known to the public
Disclosure - Making known to the public

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Malpractice (Mod. E)

Giving care for which you are not allowed legally to perform

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Defamation (Mod. E)

False statement made to a third person that causes a person shame or ridicule, or ruins their reputation

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PM Care (Mod. A)

Personal activities done in the evening

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Incident Reports (Mod. N)

Method of documenting facts surrounding any unexpected event in healthcare setting

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Cognition (Mod. A)

The manner in which messages from the five senses are collected, stored in memory.

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Grooming (Mod. A)

Tasks done to maintain the person's appearance, such as caring for fingernails and hair

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Delegation (Mod. A)

The process of assigning part of one's responsibility to another qualified person in a specific situation

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Dignity (Mod. F)

Quality or state of being worthy of esteem or self-respect

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Activities of Daily Living (ADL) (Mod. A)

Term used in health care to describe everyday things that a resident routinely does

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Hygiene (Mod. A)

Tasks done to keep bodies clean and healthy

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Nursing Care Plan (Mod. M)

Individualized, written plan of care for residents based on nursing process written by the nurse

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Implementation (Mod. M)

4th step of nursing process; nursing measure carried out during resident care

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Personal Care Skills (Mod. A)

Tasks that deal with a person's body, appearance, and hygiene

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Kardex (Mod. M)

A type of card file that includes info important to the care of residents

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NC Board of Nursing (Mod. A)

Regulatory body that provides list of tasks that fall within the range of function for nurse aides in NC

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Nursing Process (Mod. M)

Method used by nurses to plan and deliver nursing care to the residents

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Planning (Mod. M)

3rd step of nursing process; setting of resident goals that are prioritized

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Basic Nursing Skills (Mod. A)

Essential skills required of nurse aides to deliver competent care to residents in health care setting

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Nursing Diagnosis (Mod. M)

2nd step of the nursing process; a health problem that nurses can treat using nursing measures

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Negligence (Mod. E)

Actions or failure to act or give proper care resulting in injury

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Vulnerable Adults (Mod. E)

Adults who are at a risk for abuse or mistreatment because they are not able to protect selves from harm

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Assessment (Mod. M)

1st step of nursing process; collecting info about a resident

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Law (Mod. E)

Civil Law - Law that deals with relationships between people
Criminal Law - Offenses against the public and society