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health
state of optimal functioning or well-being
licensure
to be given a license to practice nursing in a state or province after successfully meeting requirements
nurse practice act
law established to regulate nursing practice
nursing
profession that focuses on the holistic person receiving healthcare services and provides a unique contribution to the prevention of illness and maintenance of health
nursing process
five-step systematic method for giving patient care: Assessing, Diagnosing, Planning, Implementing and Evaluating
profession
an occupation that meets specific criteria including a well-defined body of specific and unique knowledge, a code of ethics and standards, ongoing research, and autonomy
standards
acceptable, expected level of performance established by authority, custom or consent
reciprocity
process of receiving data about the internal or external environment through the senses