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Aurora University: Principles of Nursing I- Chapte 15...Exam 1

Aurora University; Principles of Nursing I - Chapter 15; KimKwas
Critical, thinking:
____thinking is an active, organized, cognitive process used to examine one's thinking and the ____ of others.
Open mindedness:
To be tolerant of different views and respecting the rights of other to have different opinions are examples of ____ ____.
____ - ____ knowledge is awareness based on research or clinical expertise.
Thought Processes:
Critical thinking is the ability to use higher order ____ ____ to achieve some desired end or to solve a proble.
Analyzing, evaluating:
____ and ____ are two key components of critical thinking.
This working:
When evaluating something, ask " Is ____ ____"? If not, why not?
____ is a way of talking yourself through it.
____ is the process of estimating the validity of observations of part of a class of facts as evidence for a proposition about the whole class.
An ____ is the reasoning involved in drawing a conclusion or making a logical judgment on the basis of circumstantial evidence and prior conclusions rather than on the basis of direct observation.
____ are based on facts.
Complex, commitment:
The three levels of critical thinking are basic, ____ and _____.
Basic level:
At the ____ ____ of critical thinking a learner trusts that experts have thre right answer for all problems.
Complex, independently:
The ____ critical thinker analyzes and examines choices ____.
identify assumptions:
Complex critical thinkers can ____ ____ underlying arguments.
Commitment, assistance:
At the ____ level of critical thinking, the person has the ability to make choices without______ from others.
Scientific method:
The ____ ____ is a way to solve problems using reasoining.
Problem solving:
____ ____ involves finding a solution and evaluating.
Cognitive Processes:
Critical thinking competencies are ____ ____ nurses use to make judgements.
Decision making:
____ ____ is a product of critical thinking that focuses on problem resolution.
Diagnostic reasoning:
____ ____ is the process of determining a situation.
Clinical decision:
____ ____ making defines a patients health problem and selects the appropriate treatment.
Nursing Process:
The ____ ____ is a five-step clinical decision making approach.
Concept mapping:
____ ____ is a visual representation of a patients problems and interventions that illustrates an interrelationship.
Professional standards, professional:
____ ____ for critical thinking refer to ethical criteria for nursing judgements, evidence-based criteria used for evaluation and criteria for ____ responsibility.
Intellectual standards:
____ ____ are guidelines or principles for rational thought.
Status now:
Always think ahead and ask "what is the ____ ____"?
Experience, commitment:
Critical thinking is a process acquired through ____, ____, and an active curiosity toward learning.
Clinical decision making involves ____ that includes critical and reflective thinking and ____ and application of scientific and practical logic.
Basic critical:
Following a procedure step-by-step without adjusting to a patient's unique needs is an example of _____ _____ thinking.
You improve your clinical decision making by _____ your patients.
Process, specific:
The Nursing ____ is a blueprint for client care that involves both general and ____ critical thinking competencies.
Reflective journaling:
____ ____ gives you the opportunity to define and express the clinical experience in your own words
Acronym for the Nursing Process
Nurse analyzes assessment data to determine patients health issues
Outcome identification:
Nurse identifies expected conditions to be achieved as a result of health care delivery
Medical diagnosis
Identification of a disease/condition by a scientific evaluation of physical signs, symptoms, history, lab tests, and/or procedures.
Primary, Secondary:
____ and ____ sources are used to obtain information for the patient database.
Skin, mucous membranes:
____ and mucous _____ are two types of non-specific body defenses.
Normal flora:
____ ____ are microorganisms that reside on / in the body without causing disease.
Orientation, working:
____ phase, ____ phase & termination phase are the 3 phases of data collection.
Back channeling:
____ ____ encourages the patient to give more information by giving active listening prompts; un-huh, go on.
____ is the act of tapping a part of the body with your fingers.
Examination by listening for sounds produced within the body is called ____.
Examination by lightly touching or applying pressure to the body is called ____.
A _____ infection is acquired in a health care setting.
A ____ is a carrier of a disease, usually and insect that is the causative organism of disease.