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Caring
persons, subjects of nursing care, are treated not as objects or impersonally. But always in a way that considers the essence of person
Top Ten Caring Behaviors
attentive listening
comforting
honesty
patience
comportment
responsbility
providing information
touch
sensitivy
calling a person by name
Betty Newman: Neuman Systems Model
Rpresents the client within the system perspective, wholistically and multidimensionally components of five stressors: impact illness and more stressors make it more difficult to recover:
5 Main Stressors:
physiological
psychological
developmental
social
spiritual
example: death or divorce will affect how to respond to an illness
Keeping client system stable throughout life
Neuman's Nursing Process
nursing diagnosis
nursing goals (retention and/or attainment of lient system stabliity)
nursing outcomes
Comforting Process
touching
listening
imvolves the cooperative actiosn of both clients and nurse
discrete transitory actions (example a mother is holding a baby in the nurses care because the mother is a comforting person)
Patient versus Client
Patient is a person awaiting or under medical care and treatment, he recipient of any of various medical services
Client is a person who contracts for services from another person who is qualified to provide those services
Modes of Communication (verbal and non-verbal)
Pace and intonation
Simplicity
Clarity and brevity
Timing and relvance
Adaptability
Credibility
Humor
Art of Nursing
Stays away from the technology aspect of healthcare
Sensitivity and perception
creative way to look at patients
Scientific Method Applied to Nursing
1. define the problem (hard, therefore look at all factors)
2. collect datea from observation adn expirimentation
3. Planning
4. Devise and execute a solution
5. Evaluate the solution
Process of Adaptation
stress and stressors
anxiety
coping
crisis
physical pain and psychological loss
response to unpleasnt event
dealing with stressors
life sycle gets easier
Self-care agency
ablity to meet requirements for car that regulate life processes and promotes health, development, and well-being (look at yourself)
Therapeutic self-care demand
the measure sof care required for persons to meet heir self-care demands
Self-care deficits
self care abliity is less tahn that required to meet a known self-care demand
Humanist
someone wo recognizes that it is possible to be more human, not in a biological sense, but in the sense that one strives to be an infinit person, with midn and heart and open to life
Adopting stress
Deals with changes
Aware of stressful and threatning situations
Equillibrium and Adaptation