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The scope of Nursing Practice includes what?
promoting wellness, preventing illness, restoring health, & care of the dying.
Nursing is?
caring for & caring about people as holistic beings.
How many nurse practice acts are there?
Every state has it's own nurse practice act and every nurse is responsible for knowing the act that governs their practice.
List the different roles a nurse fills at different times
caregiver, communicator, teacher, client advocate, counselor, change agent, leader, case manager, & research consumer.
What can a nurse do with an advanced education?
clinical nurse specialist (CNS), nurse practitioner (NP), midwife (CNM), nurse-anesthetist (CRNA), educator, administrator, & researcher.
What are Benner's five stages of the socialization process?
novice, advanced beginner, competent, proficient, & expert
Socialization for nursing requires the development of critical values such as what?
altruism, equality, esthetics, freedom, human dignity, justice, & truth
Contemporary nursing practice is influenced by?
economics, changing demands for nurses, consumer demand, family structure, science & technology, legislation, demographic & social change, the women’s movement, collective bargaining, & the work of nursing associations.
In what year did Congress amend the Immigration and Nationality Act?
1965
Which US President said the following at the signing of the Immigration and Nationality Act?
“...those wishing to immigrate to America shall be admitted on the basis of their skills and their close relationship to those already here. ...”
“...the fact is that for over four decades the immigration policy of the United States has been twisted and has been distorted by the harsh injustice of the national origins quota system. ...”
“It has been un-American in the highest sense, because it has been untrue to the faith that brought thousands to these shores even before we were a country. ...”
“We can now believe that it will never again shadow the gate to the American Nation with the twin barriers of prejudice and privilege. ...”
Lyndon B. Johnson
In what year did Congress pass the Immigration Reform and Control Act?
1986
In what year did Congress pass the Immigration Act?
1990
The manufacturing belt became known as what in the 1970's when manufacturing and heavy industry declined?
The Rust Belt
What was known as the hub of the technology industry during the rust belt/sunbelt movement?
California's Silicon Valley
Where was the Rust Belt?
North US
Where was the Sunbelt?
South US
Medicare is for who?
The elderly and certain disabled individuals.
Medicaid is for who?
The poor
Whose membership is open to RNs only through their state
constituencie and provides the voice of professional nursing. Actions of this group are directed toward nursing practice issues, economic welfare of
nurses, and broader issues of health care.
ANA-American Nurses Association
Where did the ANA originate?
World's Fair in Chicago 1890
When was the name American Nurses Association adopted?
1911
Who wrote the Code of Ethics for Nursing and when?
ANA 2001
Which organization publishes Capitol Update and how often is it published?
ANA, monthly
What organization publishes "Facts About Nursing" and how often is it published?
ANA, Biennial
What does AACN stand for?
The American Association of Colleges of Nursing
What does CCNE stand for?
The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
What two organizations are responsible for accrediting baccalaureate and higher nursing degree programs?
AACN (1996) and CCNE (1999)
What does NCSBN stand for?
National Council of State Boards of Nursing
What year was the NCSBN formed?
1978
The purpose of this organization is to provide a forum for the legal regulatory bodies of all states to act together in the development of the licensing examinations, & in other matters of common concern.
NCSBN
There is one delegate to this council from each state agency. The actions of this council are particularly important because its membership represents the legal authority for the control of nursing education & nursing practice.
NCSBN
What does NLN stand for?
National League for Nursing
When was the NLN founded?
in 1893 as the American Society of Superintendents of Training Schools for Nurses. Established in 1952 as the NLN.
What was the first Nursing Organization in the US?
The NLN
This is the mission statement of what Nursing Organization?
advances quality nursing education that prepares the nursing workforce to meet the needs of diverse populations in an ever-changing healthcare environment
NLN
Which organization focuses on these five areas?
(1) nursing education development & improvement, (2) faculty development, (3) nursing education research, (4) data collection, & (5) assessment & evaluation.
NLN
The ANA established this organization in 1973 to recognize nurses who have made a significant contribution to the profession of nursing.
AAN-American Academy of Nursing
Who is the "Father of Medicine"?
Hippocrates- from ancient Greece