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Nursing Roles: Role Transition, Reality Shock
Chapter 24 - Making the Transition from Student to Professional Nurse Chapter 26 - Contemporary Nursing Roles and Career Opportunities Chapter 27 - Job Search: Finding Your Match
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the merging of school values with those of the workplace
the gradual decline of compassion over time as a result of caregivers being exposed to events that have traumatized their patients
Horizontal hostility (also known as lateral hostility)
" a consistent (hidden) pattern of behavior designed to control, diminish, or devalue another peer [or group] that creates a risk to health and/or safety" (Hinchberger, 2009). Bullying, negative insinuations, undermining, and exclusion are examples.
A mutual interactive method of learning in which a knowledgeable nurse inspires and encourages a novice nurse
A nurse who is entering the professional workplace for the first time; usually occurs from the point of graduation until competencies required by the profession are achieved.
An experienced professional nurse who serves as a mentor and assists with socialization of the novice nurse
Occurs when a person prepares for a profession, enters the profession, and then finds that he or she is not prepared.
a person who serves as an example of what constitutes a competent professional nurse
the nurturing, acceptance, and integraiton of a person into the profession of nursing; the identification of a person with the profession of nursing
moving from one role, setting, or level of competency in nursing to another; change
sexual harassment and abusive acts from patients that can be physical, verbal, and emotional and lead to a hostile work environment. It has been suggested that identifying workplace violence is difficult due to it's subjectivity by the recipient
Types of Workplace Violence - Type 1
These violent acts are not committed by employees; rather criminals are the perpetrators of the crime on entering the health care agency/organization
Types of Workplace Violence - Type 2
Patients become perpetrators of the violent acts
Types of Workplace Violence - Type 3
Prior or disgruntled employees commit violence against current employee and/or management
Types of Workplace Violence - Type 4
Individuals who have a relationship with a current employee commit a violent act in the health care environment
Types of Workplace Violence - Type 5
Violence that occurs between workers; known as horizontal violence
Advanced practice nursing
based on knowledge and skills acquired through basic nursing education, with licensure as a registered nurse (RN) and graduate education and experience that includes advanced nursing theory, physical assessment, and psychosocial assessment and treatment of illness. Includes nurse practitioners (NPs), certified nurse midwives (CNMs), certified registered nurse anesthetists (CRNAs), and clinical nurse specialists (CNSs).
Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL)
The CNL is a master's degree-prepared generalist who oversees the care coordination of a distinct group of patients in any setting. The CNL actively provides direct patient care in complex situations, evaluates patient outcomes, and has the decision-making authority to change care plans when necessary. This clinician puts evidence-based practice into action to ensure taht patients benefit from the latest innovations in care delivery and is envisioned as a leader in the health care delivery system.
Doctor of nursing practice (DNP)
The DNP is an expert in advanced nursing practice who has an earned clinically focused doctorate degree in nursing
Healthcare team composed of professionals from different disciplines including chaplains, nurses, dietitians, pharmacists, physical therapists, physicians, respiratory therapists, social workers, and speech language pathologist who cooperate, collaborate, communicate, and integrate care to ensure that care is continuous and reliable.
1. traditional duties and responsibilities of the professional nurse, regardless of practice area or setting, such as the roles of care provider, educator, counselor, client advocate, change agent, leader and manager, researcher and coordinator of the inter-professional health care team.
2. Duties and responsibilities of the professional nurse that are guided by specifice professional standards of practice and usually are carried out in a distinct practice area (e.g., flight nurse, forensic nurse, and occupational nurse).
activities that enhance adaptation to a new environment
A collection of evidence demonstrating acquisition of skills, knowledge, and achievements related to a professional career
Occupational position for which one aims
Summary of a job applicant's previous work experience and education
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