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Function of the scope of practice

who
what
where
when
why
how

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How many booklets for scope of practice

- one
- encompasses full range of nursing practice

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Employers must provide an environment that supports

nursing practice and decision making

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Nursing practice is individualized to

meet the unique need of situation or patient

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Nurses establish partnership with

-patient
-family
-support system
-other healthcare providers

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Themes in all areas of nursing

-Age appropriate, culturally and ethically sensitive care
- Continuity of care
- Communicating effectively
- Coordinating care
- Managing information
- Maintain safe environment
- Educating pts about healthy practices and treatments
-Utilizing technology

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Restorative practices

Modify impact of illness or disease

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Supportive practices

Oriented toward modification of relationships or the environment to support health

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Promoting practices

-Mobilize healthy patterns of living
-foster personal and family development
-support self-defined goals of individual, families, communities, and populations

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Educational path in nursing

-Everyone must pass the NCLEX
- 4yr BSN, BS
- 2 yr college Associates degree
- 3 yr diploma program

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Masters/Doctoral Degree of nursing

-Certified registered nurse anesthetist (CRNA)
-Certified nurse midwife (CNM)
-Clinical nurse specialist (CNS)
-Nurse practitioner (NP, APRN, DNP)

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Standards of Professional Nursing Practice
-Standards of Practice

1) Assessment
2) Diagnosis
3) Outcomes Identification
4) Planning
5) Implementation
5a) Coordination
5b) Health teaching and health promotion
5c) Consultation
5d) Prescriptive authority and treatment
6) Evaluation

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Standards of Professional Nursing Practice
-Standards of Professional Performance

7) Ethics
8) Education
9) Evidence-based practice and research
10) Quality of practice
11) Communication
12) Leadership
13) Collaboration
14) Professional practice evaluation
15) Resource utilization
16) Environmental health

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Colorado Nurse Practice Act

- July 1, 2010
- Sets requirements for professional, advanced practice, and practical nurse licensure

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Requirements for licensure

-Application
-Proof of graduation
-Pass NCLEX
-Pay fee

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Colorado nurse practice act covers

-Retired, temporary, and volunteer nurse licensure
-Education programs
-Disciplinary procedures

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Contemporary nursing has it's historical roots in the

poorhouses, battlefields, and in the industrial revolutions in Europe and America

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Nursing workforce is the largest

healthcare professional group in the U.S.

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RNs provide a critical safety net in healthcare but have been

invisible in the practice and reimbursement environments

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Nursing is a learned profession built upon a core body of

science and art

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The art of nursing is based on the

caring and respect for human dignity

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The art of nursing embraces dynamic processes that affect the human person and

foster health

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Nursing is a dynamic profession, blending

evidence-based practice with intuition, caring, and compassion to provide quality care

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The nursing profession contracts with society to promote

-health
-to do no harm
-respond with skill and caring when change, birth, illness, disease, or death is experienced

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Depth and breath in which nurses practice depends on

education
experience
role
population served

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Florence Nightingale

1820-1910
- She was able to drop mortality rates during the Crimean War from 47-2% by opening tents for clean air, bathing the wounded, and providing clean bedding, assessing and dressing wounds, feeding the soldiers nutritious meals, and comforting those who were dying or in pain.
- Wrote letters home for the soldiers
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Florence Nightingale was the founder of modern nursing because

- Established nursing as a distinct profession
- Introduced a broad-based liberal education for nurses
- Major reform in the delivery of care in hospitals
- Introduced standards to control the spread of disease in hospitals
- Major reforms in healthcare for the military
- Stated that air, light, nutrition, adequate ventilation, and space assist the patient in recuperation

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Florence Nightingale was called the lady of the lamp because

of her nighttime care to the wounded

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The earliest nurses were

the angel of mercy, handmaiden, battle-ax, naughty nurse, military

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How did religious orders influence early nursing

- The religious figure treated the sick with many forms of medicine such as drugs, wisdom, prayer, and magic spells
- Mostly men performed nursing
- Providing care in spite of the risks was considered self-sacrificing, much like a call to serve in a religious life