NURS 111 (Notes)

jasmine's version from 2015-12-07 00:06

Section 1

Question Answer
Work EthicHigh value, hard working diligence, punctuality and attendance, self-discipline, reliability, and attitude
3 Good Work Ethics for Nurses1) Protecting their own health and safety by ensuring rest; 2) Avoid unnecessary risks; and 3) Take preventative measures
Define Autocratic LeadershipA person who makes decisions for the group due to being extremely motivated able to make decisions independently
Define Democratic LeadershipA person who encourages group discussion and decision making
Define Laissez-Faire LeadershipA person who recognizes a group need for autonomy and self-regulation
Define Bureaucratic LeadershipA person who relies on organization rules, as they may not trust themselves nor the group
Define Situational LeadershipA person who may be flexible in task, may consider staff member(s) abilities, may know the nature of the task, and may be sensitive to the environment where the task may take place
Define Charismatic LeadershipA person who may lead emotionally
Define Transactional LeadershipA person who may exchange resources that followers may hold
Define Transformational LeadershipA person who may empower the group to share in organizational visions
Define Shared LeadershipA person who may recognize the workforce is made up of many leaders

Section 2

Question Answer
Define Non-Acute Risk LevelNot life threatening
Define Acute Risk LevelLow potential to become life threatening
Define Critical Risk LevelPotential to become life threatening
Define Imminent Risk LevelLife threatening
Prioritization of Health CareLow, medium, high

Section 3

Question Answer
A nurse is assessing a client to determine their level of wellness. The client states that they practice yoga for relaxation several times a week, follows a nutritionally sound diet, and has a supportive, sound relationships with their spouse and children. This client exemplifies: A high level of wellness in a favorable environment
A community health nurse is educating a group of clients on the difference between illness and disease. The nurse will include: An individual can fell ill without disease & an individual can have a disease and not feel ill
The seven components of wellness is about...Wellness
These diagnoses provide a clear focus for planning interventions without indicating that a problem exists. After discussing the state of healthcare with a family related to their 4 month old baby, the nurse assigns...Readiness for enhanced immunization status as the nursing diagnosis to this family to prevent infectious disease
Acute illness has which of the following characteristicsMay or may not require intervention
An example of internal locus of control related to health beliefs is...I know if I walk briskly for minutes three times a week my endurance will improve
Self-Care in RetrospectEmpowers nurses to assert themselves and have their voices heard in matters regarding the work environment

Section 4

Question Answer
Define Resilience in NursingThe ability to function with healthy responses, even when experiencing significant stress and adversity
Define Resiliency ModelA theory that examines the individual's characteristics as well as the interaction of those characteristics with the environment
Define Protective FactorsRefers to providing strength and assistance in dealing with crises and risk factors that promote or contribute to one's challenges
Define Adaption PhaseIndividual meets the challenge and uses resources to deal with situation
Life Crises and Development Transitions Can...Stimulate family growth and transformation

Section 5

Question Answer
Green Light Strong evidence supports interventions that are likely to be effective and helpful
Yellow LightNot enough evidence available to determine the effectiveness of the interventions as harmful or helpful
Red LightStrong evidence that indicates interventions are likely to be ineffective or possibly harmful
Define Background QuestionsRefers to general questions that seek more information about a topic such as disease or medication
Define Foreground QuestionsRefers to questions that are narrower in focus and are about such as a "specific" clinical issue
4 Key Elements When Evaluating Evidence-based ResearchValidity, Reliability, Relevance, and Outcome

Section 6

Question Answer
4 Goals for Healthy People 20201) Attain high quality, longer lives, free of preventable disease, disability, injury, and premature death; 2) Achieve health equity, eliminate disparities, improve health of all groups; 3) Create social and physical environments that promote good health for all; and 4) Promote quality of life, healthy development, and healthy behaviors across all life stages
Some National Agencies Informing Changes in Practice WHO, CDC, Affordable Health Care Act
5 areas assessed on Health/Illness ContinuumPhysical, Psychosocial, Spiritual, Safety, and Quality of life
Health of Washington State ObjectivesIncrease the proportion of adults who self-report good or better health, who self-report good or better physical health, and who self-report good or better mental health
Define Global HealthNo set definition, as refers to many different things
Healthcare TrendsAffordable Healthcare Act and Universal Health Care

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