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Aurora University; Principles of Nursing I-Nursing 3100; Exam 1; KimKwas


_____ is the process of adopting a new culture.


____ is socialization into one's own culture.


____ is when an individual identifies equally with two or more cultures.

Cultural competence:

___ ___ is the process of acquiring specific knowledge, skills and attitudes that ensure delivery of culturally congruent care.


____ is the cause of biases and prejudices that associate negative characterisitics w/people from a different group.

Cultural pain:

Patients suffer ____ ____ when healthcare providers disregard their patients way of life.

Transcultural care:

___ ___ is when the nurse learns and understands about specific cultural practices to integrate into the plan of care.


Culture is not inherited but is a result of ______.


The purpose of ____ is to establish a database abou the patient's perceived needs, health problems and responses to these problems.


The nurse often ____ information from the client with a family member.

Intimate zone:

0-18 inches is considered the ____ ____.

Social zone:

The ___ ____ is from 9 to 12 feet.

Personal zone:

The ____ ____ is 18 inches to 4 feet.

Intrapersonal communication:

____ ____ is also called self-talk.


____ uncovers the deeper message beneath what is being overtly said.

Working Phase:

During the ____ ____, the nurse helps the patient w/self-exploration and goal setting.

Transpersonal communication:

____ ____ is where interaction takes place in one's spiritual domain.

Communicable disease:

A ___ ___ is transmitted directly from one person to another.


____ is a resevoir for pathogens in hepatitis B and C.

Good hand hygiene:

___ ___ ____ is the most effective way to break the chain of infection.

Draining away:

Keeping the solution in drainage tubes ____ ____ from the drainage site reduces the risk for bacteria growth.

Airborne precautions:

____ _____ are required for chickenpox and tuberculosis.

Gloves; gown:

_____ and ____ are worn to prevent contamination and transport of infective particles to other clients.

Herpes; scabies:

____ and ____ are spread by contact, and gloves and gown would be necessary.


____ are the least contaminated item to be removed before hand washing.

One inch:

A ___ ____ margin is considered to be the barrier between the sterile field in the center of the drape and the edge of the drape.

Sterile to sterile:

The rule is " ____ __ ____" to prevent contamination.

redness, excoriation, constriction:

Restraint sites must be checked regularly for signs of ____, ____ or _____.

Side rails:

The use of ___ ____ when a client is disoriented will cause more confusion and further injury.

Hepatitis A:

____ __ is spread via fecal contamination of food, water or milk.

2 hours:

Removal and inspection of restraints is required every ___ ____.

Family Practices:

____ ____ , which is the way a family uses healthcare, is an external variable that influences health beliefs and practices.

Primary prevention:

____ ____ is the prevention that precedes disease.

Secondary prevention:

____ _____ involves activities directed at diagnosis & intervention to reduce severity.

Tertiary prevention:

___ ___ involves minimizing the effects of long-term disease.

Preventive care:

Tertiary prevention is also called ____ ____, because it involves preventing further disability.

Individual values:

Each person defines health & wellness based on ____ ____, personality & lifestyle.


Hepatitis C is a communicable disease that can be _____.

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