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roles of nurse

Caregiver, advocate, educator, communicator, provider of care, manager, career development

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career opportunities for nurses

APRN's, nurse researcher, nurse risk manager, quality improvement, improvement nurses, consultants, and business owners

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APRN

Masters of Science in Nursing - MSN, Clinical nurse specialist -CNS, Nurse practitioner -NP, Certified nurse midwife -CNM, Certified RN anesthetist, nurse researcher

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continuous process characterized by open-mindedness, continual inquiry, perseverance, combined with a willingness to look at each unique patient situation and determine which identified assumptions are true and relevant

Critical thinking

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4 concepts to critical thinking

recognizing that an issue exists, analyzing information, evaluation information, making conclusions

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basic therapeutic communications/relationships in nursing process

professionalism, courtesy, confidentiality, trust, acceptance and respect, presence

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Professionalism

manner in which you convey a professional caring image - Mr & Mrs - not honey & sweetie

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Courtesy

please, thank you, hello, good bye, introduce yourself

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Confidentiality

PT right to privacy
1. Don't bring PT ID info home w/you
2. DOB, SSN, room number, facility name

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trust

do what you say you're going to do
Ex. cup of ice, pain meds

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acceptance and respect

expected to provide high quality care regardless of social or economic status, personal attributes, nature of illness

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presence

no distracted
EX. bed pan, bathroom, pain meds

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identify the purpose of patients record

Communication, reimbursement, research, legal documentation, education, quality process and performance improvement

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identify the legal guidelines for recording

1. correct errors promptly
2. record facts
3. don't leave blanks in nursing notes - draw line & sign
4. write legibly in permanent black ink
5. if order was questioned, record clarification was sought
6. chart only for yourself
7. avoid generalizations
8. begin each entry w/ date/time and end w/ signature and title
9.keep password secure

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maintain confidentiality in healthcare setting

1. only review info needed to provide safe, efficient care
2. do not take identifiable info out of healthcare setting

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discuss factors which effect patient learning patient education

developmental capability, age group, physical capabilities, learning environment

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factors to learning environment

well lit, good ventilation, appropriate furniture, comfortable, temperature, quite, private

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physical capabilities

level of physical development, physical health, fatigue

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help patients maintain & regain health, manage disease and symptoms, and attain maximal level function and independent through the healing process

caregiver

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protect your PT human and legal rights and provide assistance in asserting these rights if the need arises

advocate

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explains concepts and facts about health, describe the reason for routine care activities, reinforce learning or PT behavior, and evaluate PT progress in learning

educator

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allows you to know your PT including their strengths, weakness, and needs

communicator

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appropriate leadership styles to create a nursing environment for PT and staff that reflect the mission and values of facility

manager

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provides an opportunity to commit to lifelong learning and career development to provide PT the state-of-the-art care they need

career development