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Nursing has a code of ethics that professional registered nurses follow and:
1 Defines principles by which nurses provide care to their clients.
2. Ensures identical care to all clients.
3. Protects the client from harm.
4. Improves self-health care.
1. Defines the principles by which nurses' provide care to their clients.
The founder of modern nursing is:
1. Dorthea Dix
2. Florence Nightingale
3. Clara Barton
4. Harriet Tubman
2. Florence Nightingale
The founder of the American Red Cross is:
1. Florence Nightinglae
2. Dorthea Dix
3. Clara Barton
4. Mary Mahoney
3. Clara Barton
Evidence-based practice is defined as:
1. The integration of best research evidence with clinical expertise and patient values.
2. Scholarly inquiry of nursing and biomedical research literature.
3. Nursing care based on nutrition.
4. Quality nursing care provided in an efficient and economically sound nature.
1. The integration of best research evidence with clinical expertise and patient values.
The Standards of Care described in the ANA Standards of Clinical Practice include:
1. The nursing process; assessment, diagnosis, outcome identification and planning, implementation and evaluation.
2. Administratin of medications, personal hygiene, and grooming.
3. Care of vulnerable population.
4. Care of persons in financial crisis.
1. The nursing process; assessment; diagnosis, outcome identification and planning, implementation and evaulation.
Regardless of education preparation, the examination for RN licensure is exactly the same in every state in the US. This:
1. Provides a standardized minimum of knowledge base for the client population nurses serve.
2. Guarantees safe care for all clients.
3. Ensures identical care for all clients.
4. Ensures an honest caregiver
Contemporary nursing requires that the nurse posess knowledge and skills for a variety of professional roles and responsibilities. Examples include:
1. Autonomy and accountability.
2. Following physician orders.
3. Providing bedside care.
4. Increased emphasis on health promotion and illness prevention.
Advanced practice nurses generally:
1. Work in the university setting.
2. Function independently.
3. work in acute care settings
4. Function as unit directors.
In North American the major professional nursing organizations are?
National league of Nursing and ANA, American Nurses Association
As long as a nurse maintains involvement in health care polocy and practice...
Outsiders will not impose their will on nursing and nursing practice.
The center of a nurse's practice is....
the client.
When giving care, a professional rn provides a specified service according to standards of practice and follows...
a code of ethics.
When providing nursing care, the nurse makes clinical judgements about the care needed for clients based on what?
Fact, experience and standards of care.
The first african-american professional nurse who ralled for relationships between culture and races was whom?
Mary Mahoney
Changes that have influenced health care in recent decades include the poulation shifr from...
rural areas to urban centers.
Healthy People 2010 is what and is created by whom?
Created by fed govt that outlines health care goals for the public.
What is a code of ethics define?
the principle by which nurses provide care to their clients.
In all states what do the Nursing Practice acts do?
regulate the licensure and practice of nursing.
What are 2 essential elements that contemporary nurses required to possess in their professional roles?
Autonomy and accountability
Which nurse is generally the most independent?
What is the CRNA
Certified registered nurse anesthetist.