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Define accountability
Answerable for your actions, providing an accountablility for your actions
What are medical and surgical asepsis?
Medical = clean technique
Surgical = sterile technique
What is an example of Maslow's human need - Belonging? What level of need is it?
relationships and love; 3rd level / in the middle
Define tertiary prevention and give three examples of it.
starts with rehabilitation after the healing process is resolved; examples are cardiac rehab, rehab programs for CVA, HI, Arthritis

What is optimal health?
an individual's highest potential state of functioning in health or illness
What are rules of contact that protect the social fabric?
Laws
What is an example of Maslow's human need - Safety & Security? What level of need is it?
home and protection; 2nd level
What is an example of Maslow's human need - Biological Integrity? What level of need is it? 1-5
food, water, breath/air; level 1 / bottom level
What is granted from a constituated state board of nursing?
a nursing license
Define ethics.
principles of standards that govern proper conduct; philosophy that attempts to determine what is right, wrong, good, bad
What is an example of Maslow's human need - Self-esteem? What level of need is it?
reputation, status, prestige ; 4th level
Define primary prevention and give three examples of it
to prevent or delay a condition; examples are not smoking, not drinking, seat belts, balanced meals, immunizations, maintain IBW

What main word goes with Erikson's stage of Young Adulthood?
Love
What steps are used in making ethical decisions?
Collect, analyze, and interpret information
What is an example of Maslow's human need - Self-actualization? What level of need is it?
Self-fullfillment in life; 5th level / highest level
Define secondary prevention and give three examples of it.
early detection without s/s of condition/disease; examples are PAP
smears, PPD, monthly breast/genital exams, mammograms, yearly TB test and glaucoma test

What comparison happens in Erikson's stage of Young Adulthood?
Intimacy v. Isolation
What are three facets of ethical behavior?
responsibility, accountability, providing safe care and "do no harm"
What comparison goes with Erikson's stage of Old Age?
Integrity v. Despair
State four functions of the state board of nursing
Monitors NCLEX; Establishes professional standards; Issues citations; Registers and renews licenses
What comparison occurs with Erikson's stage of Adolescence?
Identity v. Confusion
Explain legal issues of drug administration by a nurse.
Needs a Rx; needs to make sure that they can give that drug at their work; leave no meds unattended; report errors immediately
What main word goes with Erikson's stage of Adolescence?
Fidelity
Describe the Nursing Practice Act
series of statutes regulating each state's nursing practice; covers scope of practice, education, licensure, grounds for disciplinary action
What main word goes with Erikson's stage of Adulthood?
Care
What are the steps for planning patient care?
A(d)PIE
Assessment, Nursing Dx, Planning, Implementation, Evaluation
What main word goes with Erikson's stage of Old Age?
Wisdom
What is confidentiality in nursing care?
Any reference to a patient that could identify the patient is a breach of confidentiality; maintaining medical information in a private way to respect the patient
What comparison goes with Erikson's stage of Adulthood?
Generativity v. Self-absorption