Flashcards in Professional Development 1 Deck (30):
Primary reason for having a nursing license (1265)
Provide legal guidelines to protect the public.
Doctor's orders that require immediate attention (1266)
Organizations that are totally committed to vocational nursing and continuing education (1245)
NFLPN - national foundation of licensed practical nursesNAPNES - national association for practical nurse education and services
The fastest growing population in the US
85 and older (elderly)
What is covered in the 'end of shit report' (1263)
Provide the next shift with pertinent information about the patient. Identify nursing diagnoses and evaluation of intervention results.
The type of leadership that "entails the maturity of groups, dependent on the circumstances at hand" (1255)
What the LVN license permits (1265)
Rendering safe nursing service to the public.
The function of taking State Boards is (1267)
Measures student's entry level competencies.
Why would a nurse take to using alcohol or drugs (1267)
To self-medicate for fear and anger.
Reason for becoming certified in other areas (1266)
The certifications are designed to increase nursing knowledge and skill.
If you don't do what was in your hiring job description (1242)
Breach of Contract
How soon does the interviewer make their decision
Maximum time the board allows for taking the NCLEX-PN exam
Minimum and maximum questions on the state board exam (1248)
85 - 20585 = (60 + 25)
Taking the state license exam then moving to another state
Where can LVNs act as charge nurses (1252)
Longterm care facilities
Definition of leadership (1254)
Act of getting other to want to do what you want them to do.
definition of management (1254)
Delegation of responsibilities; to hand direct.
Another term for promotion (1243)
Types of binding contracts (1242)
Both oral and written contracts.
How many people takes to make a contract (1240)
Two or more
As an LVN what do you need to do to become certified in long term care (1246)
NAPNES and NCSBN developed a home study certification program. Obtaining a CLTC (certified in longterm care) after licensure as an LVN with 2000 hours experience.
The evaluation principle (1257)
At the end of each day, take time to think about how effectively time was used. Discuss your difficulties with your colleagues.
Required for an LVN to work in an 'in home' setting (1252)
RN supervision must be available.
Definition of delegation (1256)
Leader gives responsibility to mature staff who have demonstrated their competence. Low supportive, low directive.
Organization which gives the LPN opportunity to work in many different facilities (1252)
Temporary (Staffing) Agency
Signs and symptoms of "burn out" (1258)
Fatigue, disturbed sleeping and eating habits, decreased energy and sex drive, irritability, hypersensitivity, frustration, negative outlook, forgetfulness, and loss of spirituality.
Type of orders least likely to have an error (1267)
Title and regulation for nursing (1249)
"Nurse Practice Act" - licensing law that defines titles and regulations governing the practice of nursing. Governs the legal scope of practice.