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Who was know for - modern Nursing, practicing epidemiology and bringing major reforms in hygiene and sanitation?
Florence Nightingale
Dorothea Dix is known for ?
Treatment reform of the mentally ill.
What 2 Nurses are accredited with the start of community health in the US?
Lillian Wald and Mary Brewster
First Black RN in US and co-founder of Assoc. of Colored Graduate Nurses?
Mary Mahoney
NLN or National League for Nursing provides?
The NCLEX-RN and Achievement tests for use in RN School
Some Activities of the ANA or American Nursing Association are...
Establish standards for Nursing Practice and Code of Ethics
Nursing's focus is ______ and healing, while Medicine's is _______ and healing.
Nursing is Care and Medicine is Cure
Using the best research evidence with clinical expertise is________
Evidence-Based Practice
Ethical dilemmas often arise over a conflict of opinion. Once a RN has determined the the dilemma is ethical, a critical first step in the negotiating the difference of opinion would be to :
A - Consult a professional ethicist for a guided pathway
B - List ethical principles that inform the dilemma so that negotiations agree on the language of the discussion
C - Gather all relevant information regarding the clinical social, and spiritual aspects of the dilemma.
C - gather all relevant information........
Nurses agree to be advocates for their pts, Practice of advocacy calls for the nurse to:
A - Seek out the nursing supervisor in conflicting situations.
B - Apply the law to the clients clinical condition.
C - Assess the pts point of view and prepare to articulate this point of view.
C - Articulating the pts point of View
An example of Beneficence would be...

A - Leaving before your shift is over
B - Telling a pt that they are going to die
C - giving immunization that protect from disease
D - explaining ethics to a pt
C - giving immunizations,
Beneficence refers to taking positive actions to help others.
Match the following :
___ Veracity
___ Ethnocentrism
___ Bioethics
___ Teleology

A - Study of the ends or Final Causes
B - ones own culture is superior
C - professional ethics in heath care
D - Accuracy or conformity to truth
D
B
C
A
If a Nurse assesses a pt for pain and then offers a plan to manage the pain, the principle that encourages the RN to monitor the clients response to the plan is?
A - Fidelity
B - Respect for Autonomy
C - Non maleficence
A - Fidelity refers to the agreement to keep promises.
In Health Care R.A.C.E stands for?
Rescue
Activate
Confine
Extinguish
The high prevalence of chronic conditions in older adults results in the increased use of:
A - Alcohol to help pain control
B - Ancillary Services
C - High number of Rx and over the counter medications
D - Durable Medical Equipment
C High number of Rx and over the counter meds