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1

What is the set of Standards for all Australian Health care Agencies to abide by?

National Safety and Quality Health Services Standards (NSQHS)

2

Person Centred care is the current focus of Australian Health Care delivery. The key principles of Person Centred Care are

- Valuing People
- Autonomy and respect for choice
- Understanding value of Life Experience
- Understanding relationships
- Respecting environment and culture

3

LIFE EXPERIENCE
(principle of person centred care)

Seeking to understand the individuals we care for, their life experiences and expectations

4

VALUING PEOPLE
(principle of person centred care)

Treating people with dignity and respect and seeking input from the person

5

ENVIRONMENT
(principle of person centred care)

Culture Policy and practice that promotes person centred care at an individual and organisational level

6

AUTONOMY
(principle of person centred care)

Provision of choice and then respect for the individuals choices

7

Which of the following represent what caring in the nursing profession is Not.
Caring is not...

- Over-involvement
- Making decisions for someone else
- Feeling sorry for someone
- Stepping outside social boundaries of appropriate behaviour or allowing others to do so
- Preaching
- Judging

8

COMPASSION

Empathising with their patients and considering the person's wishes, needs and fears at all times

9

COMPETENCE

Acquiring and implementing scientific and humanistic evidence to develop and apply therapeutic interventions

10

CONFIDENCE

Trust in one's ability to care for others, and the belief that our skills and professional presence make a difference

11

CONSCIENCE

Working consistently upon behalf of the patient and families so that their concerns and values are represented. It is driven by empathy and sense of moral responsibility

12

COMMITMENT

The drive of registered nurses to continually expand and develop their knowledge and skills to continually improve and enhance care delivery and improve patient outcomes

13

COMPORTMENT

Achieved through self awareness and accepting responsibility for our actions. It is a responsibility to self, patients and colleagues. It is a corner stone of our professional embodiment

14

Person Centred care provides a framework for the delivery of health care services that recognises the importance of the individual. The care should be respectful and responsive to the preferences, needs and values of people and those that care for them. T/F?

True

15

"Nursing is both an art and a science", when we refer to this phrase we are talking about the art of caring with heart and science of caring with knowledge and skill. T/F?

True

16

How many elements are there to achieving quality health care according to The World Health Organisation (WHO, 2012)?

Six (6)

17

Which are set by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia to regulate Registered Nursing Practice.

- Code of Conduct for Nurses
- Registered Nurses Standards of Practice
- International Council of Nurses Code of Ethics for Nurses??

18

Nurses hold the professional responsibility to provide holistic, person centred care (NMBA, 2012). Which of the standards and codes provide the framework for this care delivery.

- Registered Nurses Standards of Practice
- Code of Conduct for Nurses