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32 Cards in this Set

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what makes you a novice?
being a student, trying to learn the nursing process
what makes you competant?
after graduation and you have passed the NCLEX
practical knowledge comes from?
academic knowledge comes from?
diff b/w problem solving and nursing process?
problem solving yields one answer, nursing process yields multiple
like a textbook case?
comparative analysis ex.
ex. vitals
what are the 3 parts of a nursing diagnosis?
related to
as evidence by
dev by the nursing who performs the nursing history and physical assessment
initial planning
carried out by the nurse who interacts with the patient
ongoing planning
carried out by nurse who worked most closely with patient
discharge planning
greatest threat to patient well being
high priority nursing diagnoses
non threatening diagnoses
medium priority
diagnoses not specifically related to current health problem
low priority
describes increases in patient knowledge or intellectual behaviors
cognitive outcomes
describes patients achievement of new skills
psychomotor outcomes
describes changes in patient values, beliefs, and attitudes
collaborative interventions
tx carried out by nurse initiated by other other providers
description of acceptable levels of patient care
standard of care
set of steps used to make a decision
statement outlining appropriate practice for clinical condition or procedure
clinical practice guideline
set of how to action steps
provides the basis for selection of nursing interventions to achieve outcomes for which the nurse is accountable
nursing diagnosis
when the client is clearly displaying the signs and sx of a specific diagnosis
actual diagnosis
clinical judgements that an individual, family, or community is more vulnerable to dev a problem than others in the same or similar situation
risk, or high risk diagnoses
signs and sx that when seen together represent the nursing dx
defining characteristics
the factor that is "causing" or supporting the prescense of a nursing dx
contributing factors that have influenced the change in health status
related factors
related factors types
tx related
medical vs nursing assessments
medical assess. target data pointing to pathologic conditions
nursing assess. focus on the patients response to health problems
four phases of a nursing interview
preparatory phase
working phase