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Caring
Genuine concern for the well being of another person
Describe different aspects of caring
Concern + compassion
Awareness + aquaintencship
Respect + responsibility
Experience + exploration
Characteristics of caring
Respect the value and dignity of the other person,
Standard needs most people have who require care
DIPPS
Dignity
Independence
Preference
Privacy
Safety
Person Centred Care (personhood)
Induvidualized approach to providing care centred around the person
Problem Solving
A systematic and orderly way to help in creating solutions to a problem-its a process
Steps to problem solving
Assessment-identify problem
Planning
Implemement
Evaluate
Nursing care plan
a written plan to solve a problem for clients
all members follow care plan
Critical thinking
when we think about things, using all the information that we know about the situation, thinking in a systematic and logical manner
How does critical thinking affect our problem solving?
the more or less we know about the situation affects how we handle the problem
better responses to problems as they arise
Safety insight
ability to judge for ourselves what is safe or unsafe
Professionalism
an approach that demonstrates respect for others, committment, appropriate behavior
What is a need?
Something that everyone requires in order to achieve good health
Basisc human needs
needs that each person must achieve regardless of age, culture, religion, gender, abilities or disabilities
Maslow's hierarchy of needs
each level must be achieved before going on to the next level- physiological needs(physical) safety and security love and belonging
self esteem
self actualization
Organization of the body
Cell- basic unit of structure
Tissue- groups of cells with similar functions combine to form tissue
Organs- groups of similar tissue combine to form organs
Systems- groups of organs working together to preform certain functions
4 types of tissue
epithelial-covers internal and external body surfaces, lines mouth, nose, respiratory tract, stomach and intestines, skin hair nails glands
Connective tissue- anchors, connects and supports othre body tissues-found in every part of body(bones tendons ligaments cartilage and blood)
Muscle- allows body to move by stretching and contracting
Nerve- recieves and carries impulses to the brain throughout the body
Body Systems
Intergumentary
Muscular
Skeletal
Digestive
Urinary
Respiratory
Circulartory
Nervous
Reproductive
Endocrine
Sebaceous glands(oil glands)
keep hair and skin soft
Long bones
bear the bodys weight(leg bones)
short bones
allow for skill and ease of movement- wrist, fingers, ankles and toes
flat bones
protect organs- skull ribs shoulder blades and pelvic bones
irregular bones
allow for various defrees of movement and flexability(vertebre and spinal cord)
5 functions of skeletal system
movement
framework
calcium storage
protection of vital organs
blood cell production(in bone marrow)
Tendons
connect muscle to bone
Ligaments
connect bone to bone
Cartalige
cushions at the ends of bones
Flexion
bending at the joint
Extension
straightening at the joint
Abduction
moving away from the body
Adduction
moving toward the bodoy
Rotation
turning of a joint(circular motion)
Range of motion
movement of a joint the fullest extent possible without causing pain
3 types of muscle tissue
volunary
involunary
cardiac
Conracture
permanent shortening of a muscle
Atrophy
shrinking of muscles
Hypertrophy
enlargement of muscle mass