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What is the purpose of Healthcare Facilities?
Care of the ill
Prevention
Rehabilitation
Education
Explain Acute illness.
Sudden onset; recovery expected
Explain Chronic illness.
Ongoing, slow gradual; cure not expected
Explain Terminal illness.
No expectation for recovery.
Name the types of facilities.
Hospitals -Acute care, SNF
Speciality Units -OB, Peds, Ortho...
Long Term Care -Skilled, intermediate, medicare residents
Alzheimer - unit or facility
Hospice - building service
Home Care Assisted Living
Name positions in the Health Care Team.
Activities, audiologist, clergy, dentist PT, RN, speech, etc.
Name the patterns of care and explain each.
FUNCTIONAL-Task oriented, less effective.

TEAM-Efficient, popular, Staff & patient oriented

PRIMARY-24 hr RN care, patient oriented

CASE MANAGEMENT - RN coordinates care from admission to discharge

PATIENT FOCUSED CARE - Team concept, focus on patient need, patient oriented
Who pays for healthcare?
HMO's consumer pays less little coice
Explain Right Task.
Does state allow you to perform the task?
Were you trained to do the task
Do you have experience
Is task in Job description
Explain right circumstances
Have experience performing task given the persons condition and needs.

Understand purpose
ab-
ad-
ante-
Away from
To, toward, near
before, forward, in front of
brady-
olig-
tachy
gluc
glyc
small, scant
fast, rapid
sweetness, glucose
sugar
neur
pnea
pneaum
-meter
-metry
breathing
lung, air, gas
measuring instrument
measurement
-phagia
-phasia
-plegia
-stomy, -ostomy
eat, consume swallo
speaking
paralysis
creation of an opening
-uria
ac
ADL
amb
ap
bid
BM
condition of urine
before meals
Activites of Daily Living
Ambulatory
after meals
twice a day
Bowel Movement
cc
dx
GI
HS
I&O
L
mid noc
cubic centimeter
diagnosis
Gastrointestinal
Hour of sleep
intake, output
Liter
midnight
NA
NPO
OR
OT
pc
po
PT
pt
q
nursing assistant
nothing by mouth
operating room
occupational therapy
after meals
by mouth
physical therapy
patient
every
qid
qod
s
SOB
R
ROM
s
SSE
tid
TPR
VS
w/c
four times a day
every other day
without
shortness of breath
rectal temperature, respirat
without
soapsuds enema
three times a day
temperature, pulse, respirati
vital signs
wheel chair