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EMPOWERMENT
providing appropriate tools to individuals that enable them to participate fully in decision making.
SELF ESTEEM
personal value individuals place on themselves.
SENSORY INFORMATION
information gained from sight, taste, touch, smell, and hearing
ASSOCIATIVE PLAY
group play without group goals
TRANSDUCTIVE REASONING
reasoning from the particular to the particular rather than from the general to particuar
SYMBOLIC THOUGHT
the ability to allow a mental image to represent something that is not present
RITUALISM
the need to maintain sameness and reliability
PARALLEL PLAY
playing along side but not with other children
DYSFLUENCY
disorders in the rhythm of speech in which individuals know what they want to say but cant due to involuntary, repetitive prolongation or cessation of sound
ACTIVE LISTENING
listening empathetically to gain a better understanding of both the actual and implied message
EMPATHY
seeing from anothers perspective while remaining objective
PREPARATION
provision of information before procedures, treatments, or events. facilitates coping
PROFESSIONAL BOUNDARIES
limits separating professional from personal relationships
WIN-WIN SITUATION
solution to a problem, resolving conflict, both parties support common goal
AUTONOMY
ability to function independently w/o the control of others
CARIES
tooth decay
COOPERATIVE PLAY
organized play with group goals
IRREVERSIBILITY
the inability to understand a process in reverse or mentally to undo an action that has been performed
SYMBOLIC PLAY
the use of games and interactions that represent an issue or concern to be addressed
REGRESSION
the return to a behavior characteristic of an earlier stage of development
NEGATIVISM
then attitude of opposing or resisting the direction of others
PHYSIOLOGIC ANOREXIA
decreased appetite because of relatively decreased caloric need
MORBIDITY RATE
ratio of sick to well persons in a defined population
ETHICAL DILEMMA
situation in which no solution seems completely satisfactory
DAMAGE
actual injury or harm to the child as a result of the nurses breach of duty
INFANT MORTALITY RATE
number of deaths per 1000 live births that occur w/i 1st 12 months
ADVOCACY
speaking or arguing in support of a policy or a person's rights
DUTY
the nurse must have a duty to act or give care to the child. must be part of the nurses responsibility
STANDARD OF CARE
level of care that can be expected of a professional determined by laws, professional organ. and health care agencies
BENEFICENCE
one is required to do or promote good for others
NEGLIGENCE
failure to act in the way a reasonable prudent person of similar background would act in simialr circumstances
CASE MANAGEMENT
a practice model that uses a systematic approach to identify specific client needs and to manage client care to ensure optimal outcomes
BREACH OF DUTY
violation of the duty to act by a nurse
WIC
provides nutritious food and nutrition education to pregnant women, children and infants
AUTONOMY
right to self determination; includes right to respect, privacy and the info necessary to make decisions
NEONATAL MORTALITY RATE
number of deaths per 1000 live births that occur at birth or w/i the first 28 days of life
BIOETHICS
rules or principles that govern right conduct, specifically those that relate to health care
STANDARDIZED PROCEDURES
procedures determined by nurses, physicians, and administrators that allow nurses to perform duties, usually part of medical practice
ETHICS
rules or principles that govern right conduct and distinctions b/t right and wrong
MALPRACTICE
negligence by a professional person
JUSTICE
all people should be treated equally and fairly regardless of disease or social or economic status
PROXIMATE CAUSE
nurses breach of duty must be proved to have caused the harm to a child
NONMALEFICENCE
one must avoid risking or causing harm to others
NURSE PRACTICE ACTS
laws that determine the scope of nursing practice in each state