Flashcards in Nursing Process PPT Deck (177)
______ decision making requires critical thinking.
Clinical decision making requires critical thinking. This separates professional nurses from technical and ______ staff.
Nurses need to seek knowledge, act quickly, and make sound ______.
Nurses are guided by ____ to become an informed critical thinker.
EBP (evidence based practice)
Critical thinking is a continuous process characterized by open-mindedness, continual inquiry, and perseverance, combined with a willingness to look at each _____ patient situation and determine which identified assumptions are true and relevant.
_______ is recognizing that an issue exists, analyzing information, evaluating information, and making conclusions
Critical Thinking Skills (6)
Nurses use the nursing process to determine client/family level of wellness and ________.
need for assistance
Nurses use the nursing process to _______ (physical and emotional)
Nurses use the nursing process to teach, guide and ______
Nurses use the nursing process to implement _______ aimed at prevention and assisting the client to meet his or her needs.
The nursing process is a variation of ______.
The five steps of the nursing process allow you to be organized and have a _______.
The five steps of the nursing process allow you to learn to make ______ about the meaning of a patient's response to a health problem or generalize about the patient's functional state of health.
By using the nursing process, in particular the assessment portion, a ____ begins to form.
The five steps of the nursing process
During the assessment you collect information from primary and ______ sources.
During ______ you gather the "patient's story" along with interpreting and validating the information to form a complete database.
The primary source to collect information from is the ____. Every time a piece of information is added to the health record it becomes another part of the "patient's story"
The secondary source of information can come from _______, friends, other health care providers, scientific literature, and the nurse's experience.
The purpose of assessment is to establish a _____. This includes patient's perceived needs, health problems, and _______.
responses to these problems
Critical thinking skills help you to synthesize relevant information and use it is a _____ way.
During the assessment you gather information and it includes information from the _____.
During the assessment, collect data. With this information ______ cues, then make inferences. Identify patterns and problem areas.
Interview Techniques (3)
open-ended vs closed ended questions
Because a patient’s report includes subjective information, ____ data from the interview later with objective data.
Obtain information (as appropriate) about a patient’s physical, ______, emotional, intellectual, social, and spiritual dimensions.
Information about work, _____ and home surroundings comes from a thorough health history.
____ is when you gather information about the patient's condition.