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an abnormal process in which aspects of the social, emotional, or intellectual condition and function of a person are diminished or impaired
a condition of physical, mental, and social well-being and the absence of disease or other abnormal conditions
the art and science of the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease and the maintenance of good health
Mary Ann Ball
Civil War nursing heroine
championed the rights and comforts of the soldiers,; organized diet kitchens, laundries, ambulance service; and supervised the nursing staff
First trained American nurse
responsible for the development of the first nursing and hospital records
credited with the development of our present-day documentation system
Isabel Hampton Robb
started the NLN with Dock
Organized the first graded system of theory and practice in the schools of nursing
one of the founders of the American Journal of Nursing
responsible, with Robb, for American Society of Superintendents of Training Schools- NLN (National League of Nursing)
Mary Eliza Mahoney
The first African American professional nurse
worked for acceptance of African-Americans in nursing
Lillian D. Wald
developed the public health nursing in the US through the founding of the Henry Street Settlement in NYC
Mary Adelaide Nutting
a leader in nursing education
developed curriculum concepts and aguidelines for student nurses
assisted in the development of the International Council of Nurses
pioneer in nurse-midwifery
established the Frontier Nursing Service - nurses traveled on horseback to reach mothers in the hills of Kentucky
the granting of permission by a competent authority [usually a govt agency] to an organization or individual to engage in a practice or activity that would otherwise by illegal
a process by which the nurse is granted recognition for competency in a specific area of nursing
the year the Association of Practical Nurse Schools became the National Association of Practical Nurse Education (NAPNE)
a dynamic state of health in which an individual progresses toward a higher level of functioning, achieving an optimal balance between internal and external environment
holistic health care
a system of comprehensive or total patient care that considers the physical, emotional, social, economic and spiritual
whose objective was to facilitate "the body's reparative processes" y arranging the patient's environment"
whose objective was to provide care consistent with nursing's emerging scienece and knowledge, with caring as central focus
whose objective was to focus on man as living unity and man's qualitative participation with health experience (nursing as science and art)
Health maintenance organizations (HMOs)
group health care practices pthat proved health care to members for a fixed prepaid rate
defense mechanism where emotions are expressed CONSCIOUSLY toward someone or something other than the actual source of the emotiong
defense mechanism where behavior, thoughts, or feelings used at an earlier stage of development are exhibited
defense mechanism of UNCONSCIOUSLY barring from conscious thought of painful, disagreeable thoughts
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