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Identify 4 attributes of an effective team member
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positive attitude
reliable
responsible
accountable
supportive
compare the responsiblities of a nursing student to the responsiblities of a liscenced nurse?
the same
skill
critical thinking
reliable
accountable
positive
supportive
compassionate
the issue of accountablility compared b/t the liscenced nurse and nursing student
take ownership if you do something wrong! no difference
discuss professional behavior as it applies to relationships w/ patients,students, nurses, etc
respect
compassion
ontime
positive view
don't critisize anyone
don't be a control freak
what about 'support' as it applies to students, patients, instructors, teachers, etc?
be an advocate for each group, team concept and not a reactive group relationship.
list 6 members of the health team
physicians
resitory therapists
RNs
speech therapists
social workers
LPNs
CNAs
what is the purpose of the ANA?
advocates for the nurse, upholds nursing, adovocates the profession
NLN liscences the profession
what does the international council of nurses do?
ANA is part of this and its purposes parellel those of the ANA. Ex. advance and promote the profession. Both are strong lobbiest groups in Washington. took on excessively long shifts, overtime issues, etc.
what is the nurse practice act, nursing standards, nursing codes?
nurse practice act are found in each state...
describe and define legal boundaries of nursing practice within each states
what about nursing standards?
standards of care are legal guidelines for nursing practice. defined in the nurse practice acts and by state board of nursing of each state
in a court of law, a malpractice suit, the nursing standards of care are used to measure the ...
nurse's conduct, the determine if they acted as prudent any other reasonably prudent nurse would of acted in similar situation. a breach of the nursing standard of care is an element that has to be proven in the tort of nursing neglience or malpractice.
Maslow 5 levels are cool, but what does it have to do with nursing?
nurses need to mentally assess which of the 5 levels of need of the client need to be met, and provide that need!
how are your basic needs being met in wellnes?
how you take care of yourself with education of your physical awareness, stress management, self responsiblity
why is it important to follow all these rules and regultions?
lawsuits