What are the 6 steps of critical thinking?
Select info needed to solve problem
Recognize stated and unstated assumptions
Select relevant hypotheses
Draw valid conclusions
What are the 3 caring theories?
Leninger: cultural caring
Watson: theory of human caring
Orem: self-care deficit
What are the 5 factors to assess when deciding to delegate?
Potential for harm
Complexity of task
Level of pt. interaction
What are the 5 rights of delegation?
What are 3 levels of communication?
Social: safe level, friends and fam
Structured: lecture, teaching and interviews
Therapeutic: pt. focused, purposeful and time limited
What are characterisitics of leaders?
What are characteristics of managers?
Formal position of aurthority and power
What are the 5 steps of management functions?
Planning: det'm goals and policies and procedures
Organizing: est. structure to carry out plans
Directing: human resources
Controlling: appraisals, quality control
What are the 3 essential leadership traits?
Vision of future
Trust of colleagues
What are leader goals?
Concerned with motivation
use of self
What are manager goals?
Concerned with goals and rules
Based on position
What's transactional leadership?
Focus on management task
tried to meet preset goals
What's transformational leadership>?
ID common values
Long term vision
Inspires others with vision and empowers
Motivates performance beyond expectations
What is the autocratic leadership style?
Actions det'm by leaders and dictated by followers
Decision made only by leader
useful in emergency
What is laissez faire leadership?
Min. leadership, passive style
Promotes freedom for group
Lets events take own course
What is demcoratic leadership?
Group voting and discussion
Leader encourages and assists discussion and decision making
Implies a relationship and person orientation
What is a team?
small number of people with similar skills who are committed to common purpose?
What is a group?
any collection of interconnected people working together for some purpose
What are disadvantages to groups?
What are advantages to groups?
Increased acceptance of solutions
More approaches to problem
What is shared governance?
lets bedside nurse facilitate nurse autonomy in decision making that governs practice
What is burnout?
response to chronic emotional stress
S/S: emotional physical exhaustion, decreased job productivity and overdepersonalization.