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Who is Florence Nightingale?
The mother of nursing, lady with a lamb and born May/12/ 1820. Died august/ 13/ 1910.
What were her beliefs on nursing and patient care?
She did not believe in germ theory
b. It was what people did that got them sick not the germs
c. She believed that all people needed to do was clean their environment and they would be well.
What is the name of the regulatory agency that is in charge of regulation the scope of practice for LVN?
Board of vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians (BVNPT)
Why is licensure so important? What does it indicate regarding nursing practice?
Protect the consumer from unprofessional and unsafe licensed vocational nurse (LVN) and psychiatric technician (PT)
Public protection is the highest priority of the board in exercising its licensing, regulatory and disciplinary functions.
What is the nursing practice ACT?
a. Sets the standards of nursing profession
b. Protect the public from unqualified workers
c. Establish the minimum requirements for competence and practice.
What is the purpose of the American Nurses Association Standard of Nursing Practice?
Nurse practice ACT?
a. Protect the public from the unqualified workers
b. Establishes the minimum level of requirements for competence and practice.
What is evidence based nursing practice?
a. It means integrating the best available research evidence with information about patient preference, clinical skills level, and available resources to make decision about patient care.
b. Research done by nurses.
What is FDA stand for?
(U.S. Food and Drug Administration )
What is BVNPT stand for?
(Boards of vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians)
What is JCAHO stand for?
(The Joint Commission)- to set quality standards for accreditation of healthcare facilities
State Boards of Nursing-to ensure that health care providers and agencies comply with states regulations
What health care coverage are federally funded?
Medical and medicaid
What is medicare?
Medicare is for clients 65 years of age or older and for those with permanent disabilities.
What is MCO ?
Managed care organizations enrolled clients receives comprehensive care overseen by a primary care provider.
What is (DRG)?
Insurance programs- reimburses providers based on diagnosis- related groups
What is medicaid for?
d. Medicaid is for clients with low incomes.
a. It's federally funded.
b. Individual states determine eligibility requirements.
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