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30 Cards in this Set

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Serene and content image; Strong link b/w nursing and religious orders; Christian hospitals; Took care of patients while risking their own lives
Angel of Mercy
Nurse as woman assisting a male physician. Physician is dominant and nurse is waiting for the physician's orders or supports the patient while the physician provides care
Torturer treating patients with cruelty and disdain. Prisoners without any training took care of patients and many died.
Sexy, risqué nurse that arose with burlesque shows. Nurses are in close contact with patients. Patients are in a weakened, vulnerable spot and the nurse is powerful.
Naughty Nurse
1827; African American nurse who made significant contributions during the American Civil War. Nurse/Counselor for the Freedman's Association following the war. Organized the Underground Railroad Movement.
Sojourner Truth
1854 & 1860; Crimean War; Started aseptic technique; "The lady with the lamp"; founder of modern nursing
Florence Nightingale
1861; Superintendent of the Women Nurses of the Army. Established U.S. Army Nurse Corps. Focus on care of the mentally ill and improvement of jail conditions
Dorothea Dix
1879; First African American professional nurse; ANA bestows the Mary Mahoney Award in recognition of individuals who make significant contributions toward improving relationships among diverse cultural groups
Mary Eliza Mahoney
1872; Graduate of New England Hospital. First trained nurse in the U.S. Founded training schools for nurses. Introduced nurse's uniforms. Developed doctor's orders and nurses notes into medical records.
Linda Richards
1893; First community health nurse. Founded public health nursing. Established Henry Street Settlement House to improve health services in tenement districts.
Lillian Wald
1894; First nursing professor who actively worked for nurses to be educated in universities raised standards for undergraduate and graduate nurse degrees.
Mary Adelaide Nutting
1952; Development of the first Associate Degree Program as a result of research during the Korean War. Piloted nursing model in 1952.
Mildred Montag
1991; Developed the characteristics and phases of the therapeutic nurse-client relationship.
Hildegard Peplau
Nursing Definition
Care of individuals, family, and communities. Prevention of illness. Responsibility to educate.
Education in a hospital. Typically last 3 years. Focuses on clinical experience in direct patient care.
Diploma program
Mostly centered in community colleges. Nursing component lasts for 2 years, but other classes must be taken. Student is prepared to provide direct patient care.
Associate Degree Program
Course of study lasts at least 8 semesters. Students are prepared to provide direct patient care, to work in community care, to use research, and to enter graduate education.
Baccalaureate Degree Program
Provides a specialized pathway into nursing. Usually lasts 3 years. Student is eligible to sit for licensing exam to get degree.
Master's Entry Program
Most unusual entry pathway into nursing. Parallels the pathway through which physicians enter the healthcare field.
Doctoral Entry Program
Primary focus of nursing. Each human being is composed of biophysical and psychosocial dimensions which are interrelated, develop at differing rates, and function as a unified whole within the context of their culture. All have basic needs but are unique due to their genetic make up and responses to life experiences.
Department of Nursing Philosophy: Human Being
Provides context for human relationships. There is an internal and external environment.
Department of Nursing Philosophy: Environment
Both are in constant interaction with each other and are affected by laws, codes, ethics of behavior, and all other aspects that influence human beings.
Department of Nursing Philosophy: Relationship b/w Internal and External Environment
The level at which a human functions is dependent upon capacity, willingness, and the internal and external environment in which the human being grows and develops across the lifespan. The dynamic state of health is defined by met and/or unmet needs of the individual.
Department of Nursing Philosophy: Health
Specialized discipline based on biophysical, psychosocial, and nursing theories as its science and the purposeful use of self as its art. Nursing practice focuses on the promotion, maintenance, and restoration of health for individual human beings, families, communities, and society.
Department of Nursing Philosophy: Nursing
Incorporates advanced knowledge of educational theory and is a dynamic lifelong process. Preparation of nurses is best accomplished in institutions of higher education utilizing a variety of learning experiences and resources that facilitate student learning.
Department of Nursing Philosophy: Nursing Education
Graduates are prepared to practice within 3 interrelated roles: provider of care, manager of care, and member within the discipline of nursing. The graduate is characterized by the ability to provide therapeutic nursing interventions that reflect critical thinking; goal-directed, patient-oriented communication abilities; and the ability to meet individualized needs of the patient.
Department of Nursing Philosophy: Practice of the Associate Degree Graduate
Forms the foundation for the curriculum and provides the structure used to attain program objectives and outcomes.
UALR Department of Nursing Conceptual Framework
Oxygenation, fluid and electrolyte balance, nutrition, elimination, rest and activity, sensory function, comfort, safety, human interaction, sexuality, learning, and spirituality
12 Basic Needs (in order)
Providing direct care for individuals with common recurring health problems, effectively using the nursing process, goal-directed communication, and teaching-learning principles.
Provider of care
Establishing priorities, providing and coordinating care for a group of individuals, and delegating duties to other health care providers within legal parameters
Manger of care