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The protection, promotion, optimization of health and ablilities, prevention of illness and injury, alleviation of suffering through the diagnosis and treatment of human response, and advocacy in the care of individuals, families, communities, and populations.
NURSING
Founder modern nursing, organized 1st program for training nurses, also improved battlefield sanitation.
FLORENCE NIGHTENGALE
Founder of American Red Cross
CLARA BARTON
Superintendent of female nurses of Union Army, also organized hospitals
DORTHEA LYNDE DIX
Organized ambulance services
MARY ANN BALL (MOTHER BICKERDYKE)
Underground railroads, freeing 300 slaves
HARRIET TUBMAN
1st African American professional nurse
MARY MAHONEY
1st Superintendent of John Hopkins training school, also founder of American Journal of Nursing
ISABEL HAMPTON ROBB
In 1st graduating calss of John Hopkins, Isabel Hampton Robb as supertintendent.
MARY ADELAIDE NUTTING
Opened the Henry Street Settlement focusing on poor people in tenements in NYC
LILLIAN WALD and MARY BREWSTER
People who cannot afford medical insurance, but make to much to qualify for Medicaid
MEDICALLY UNDERSERVED
Integration of best research evidence and patient values
EVIDENCE BASED PRACTICE
Place to discuss complex and ethical human rights issues confronting nursing
THE CENTER FOR ETHICS AND HUMAN RIGHTS
Objective guidelines for nurses to be accountable for their action, patients, and peers
ANA'S STANDARD OF NURSING PRACTICE
Competent level of nursing care
STANDARD OF CARE
Regulates the licensure of nursing.
NURSE PRACTICE ACT
Defines the principals by which nurses provide care to patients.
CODE OF ETHICS
National council licensure examination for RN
NCLEX-RN
If after NCLEX-RN, nurse chooses to work towards a specific area of nursing practice...
CERTIFICATION
What are the Responsibilities and Roles of a nurse?
1.ACCOUNTABILITY AND AUTONOMY
2.CAREGIVER
3.ADVOCATE
4.EDUCATOR
5.COMMUNICATOR
6.MANAGER
7.CAREER DEVELOPMENT
Means nurse is responsible professionally and legally for quality of care provided
ACCOUNTABILITY
Means person is reasonably independent and self governing in decision making and practice
AUTONOMY
Nurse that helps client regain health through the healing process
CAREGIVER
Nurse that protects patients human and legal rights providing assistance asserting rights if need arises
CLIENT ADVOCATE
Nurse that explains to clients concepts and facts about health
EDUCATOR
Central to ALL nursing roles
COMMUNICATOR
Coordinates the activities of other members of the health care team
MANAGER
Constantly striving to do better
CAREER DEVELOPMENT
Are considered clinicians or clinical nurses
RN or LPN
Generally the most independent functioning nurse
ADVANCED PRACTICE NURSE
An Advanced Practical Nurse with expertise in a specialized area of practice
CLINICAL NURSE SPECIALIST
Provides health care to patients, usually in an outpatient, ambulatory care, or community based setting, and works under a physician
NURSE PRACTITIONER
Functions with a physician in an acute care setting
ACUTE CARE NURSE PRACTITIONER
RN who is also educated in midwifery
CERTIFIED NURSE MIDWIFE
RN who has received advanced training in an accredited program or anesthesiology
CERTIFIED REGISTERED NURSE ANESTHETIST
Works primarily in schools of nursing
NURSE EDUCATOR
Manages client care and the delivery of specific nursing services within a health care agency
NURSE ADMINISTRATOR
Investigates problems to improve nursing care and expand scope of nursing practice
NURSE RESEARCHER
Seeks higher status for nurses and provide an international power base for nurses
INTERNATIONAL COUNCIL OF NURSING
Considers issues of importance to nursing students.
NATIONAL STUDENT NURSES ASSOCIATION
Document for public health policy
HEALTHY PEOPLE 2010