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fundamental concepts and skills for nursing
gram negative
gram positive
causative agent
Reservoir
bacteria that LOSE the stain in Gram's method of staining
bacteria that RETAIN the stain in Gram's method of staining
is any microorganism or biologic agent capable of causing dis…
are places where microorganisms are found. Reservoirs can be…
gram negative
bacteria that LOSE the stain in Gram's method of staining
gram positive
bacteria that RETAIN the stain in Gram's method of staining
5 terms
Fundamental concept and skills of nursing
English
French
English
Mende
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English
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French
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Fundamental Nursing Skills & Concepts
terminal illness
Denial
Anger
bargaining
a condition from which recovery is beyond a reasonable expect…
the psychological defense mechanism by which a person refuses…
the emotional response to feeling victimized. occurs because…
a psychological mechanism for delaying the inevitable, involv…
terminal illness
a condition from which recovery is beyond a reasonable expect…
Denial
the psychological defense mechanism by which a person refuses…
85 terms
Fundamental Nursing Skills and Concepts Chapter 2
disease
wholeness
health
Illness
Pathological process that causes illness
"heath" comes from a word that means "____________"?
a relative state in which one is able to function well physic…
Disease of the body or mind
disease
Pathological process that causes illness
wholeness
"heath" comes from a word that means "____________"?
92 terms
Fundamental Concepts & Skills For Nursing Chapter 19
Cues
Data
Blanch
Your patient is elderly and complains…
Pieces of data or information that influence decisions.
Pieces of information on a specific topic
To turn skin white, or on darker skin, to become pale
Because of the normal changes of aging, there is a safety con…
Cues
Pieces of data or information that influence decisions.
Data
Pieces of information on a specific topic
42 terms
Fundamental Concepts and Skills for Nursing Chapter 18
Describe the anatomy and function of t…
Explain the importance of proper body…
Discuss the principles of body movemen…
Identify ways to maintain the patient'…
The musculoskeletal system contains skeletal muscles, ligamen…
Will increase your confidence in being able to safely move an…
1. maintain correct anatomic position... 2. change may experienc…
Positioning techniques:... Lateral... Fowlers... Sims... Prone... Supine
Describe the anatomy and function of t…
The musculoskeletal system contains skeletal muscles, ligamen…
Explain the importance of proper body…
Will increase your confidence in being able to safely move an…
77 terms
Fundamental Concepts and Skills for Nursing Chapter 16/17
antibiotic
antimicrobial
antiseptic
asepsis
an agent that is capable of either killing or inhabiting the…
a substance capable of either killing or suppressing the mult…
a chemical compound used on skin or tissue to eliminate micro…
Destruction and/or containment of infectious agents after the…
antibiotic
an agent that is capable of either killing or inhabiting the…
antimicrobial
a substance capable of either killing or suppressing the mult…
19 terms
Fundamental Nursing Skills and Concept Chapter 19 (Fundamentals)
Safety
National Patient Safety Goals
Environmental Hazard
Latex Sensitivity
measures that prevent accidents or unintentional injuries
priorities to protect clients who are being cared for
potentially dangerous conditions in the physical environment
allergic response to latex proteins
Safety
measures that prevent accidents or unintentional injuries
National Patient Safety Goals
priorities to protect clients who are being cared for
73 terms
Fundamental Nursing Skills and Concepts Chapter 1
Florence Nightingale
world war II
Clara barton
Lillian Wald
felt calling by god to become a nurse
what created a great demand for nurses in military hospitals
Who took volunteers into the field hospitals to care for sold…
Who took nursing out into the community
Florence Nightingale
felt calling by god to become a nurse
world war II
what created a great demand for nurses in military hospitals
95 terms
Fundamental Nursing Skills and Concepts Chapter 14
culture
whites
worldview
values
what consists of the values, beliefs, and practices shared by…
all ethnic groups metabolize central nervous system more slow…
a groups _________ is the way in which the group's people exp…
ideas and perceptions seen as good and useful
culture
what consists of the values, beliefs, and practices shared by…
whites
all ethnic groups metabolize central nervous system more slow…
69 terms
Final (Fundamental Concepts and Skills for Nursing)
Lilian Wald
Dorothea Dix
Clara Barton
Henry Street Settlement Service
took nursing out into the community and in 1893 she and estab…
organized women volunteer to provide nursing care for the sol…
took volunteers into the field hospitals to care for soldiers…
focused on the health needs of poor people who lived in tenem…
Lilian Wald
took nursing out into the community and in 1893 she and estab…
Dorothea Dix
organized women volunteer to provide nursing care for the sol…
38 terms
Fundamental Nursing Skills and Concepts Chapter 8
What is a mandated nursing activity re…
what are the four progressive stages o…
What combination of subject areas does…
How can you make sure you have met the…
health teaching
1. recognition of what has been taught... 2. recollection or des…
-safe self administration of medications... -using equipment for…
by documenting, who and what was taught, teaching method used…
What is a mandated nursing activity re…
health teaching
what are the four progressive stages o…
1. recognition of what has been taught... 2. recollection or des…
43 terms
Fundamental Nursing Skills and Concepts Chapter 36
primary function of respiratory system
airway
factors that jeopardize airway patency
mucus
to permit ventilation-movement of air in and out of the lungs…
collective system of tubes in the upper and lower respiratory…
-an increased volume of mucus, thick mucus, fatigue or weakne…
a mixture or water, mucin, white blood cells, electrolytes, a…
primary function of respiratory system
to permit ventilation-movement of air in and out of the lungs…
airway
collective system of tubes in the upper and lower respiratory…
11 terms
Fundamental Concepts and Skills For Nursing Chapter 4
The Nursing Process
The five components of the nursing pro…
Critical thinking is -
Clinical reasoning is -
A way of thinking and acting based on the scientific method
Assessment (Data Collection), Nursing Diagnosis, Planning, Im…
directed, purposeful, mental activity by which you evaluate i…
when we apply critical thinking inside the clinical setting
The Nursing Process
A way of thinking and acting based on the scientific method
The five components of the nursing pro…
Assessment (Data Collection), Nursing Diagnosis, Planning, Im…
40 terms
Fundamental Nursing Skills and Concepts Chapter 10 (Fundamentals)
Aseptic Techniques
Mirccorganisms
Nonpathogens
Pathogens
measures that reduce or eliminate miccorganisms
living animals and plants visible only through a microscope
microorganisms that do not harm; beneficial
microorganisms that do cause harm
Aseptic Techniques
measures that reduce or eliminate miccorganisms
Mirccorganisms
living animals and plants visible only through a microscope
178 terms
Fundamental Concepts and Skills for Nursing Chapter 21
vital signs
Learning to measure vital signs
metabolism
more heat
Examples of this definition are: temperature, pulse, respirat…
What is the beginning step in gathering assessment data for p…
______ is the cellular chemical reactions in the body
When metabolism increases, ___ ____ is produced.
vital signs
Examples of this definition are: temperature, pulse, respirat…
Learning to measure vital signs
What is the beginning step in gathering assessment data for p…
19 terms
Fundamental Concepts and Skills for Nursing Chapter 5
The assessment consists of -
Gordon's 11 Health Patterns -
The focused assessment -
Subjective data is -
gathering information about patients
is a structured format to obtain a comprehensive database, af…
is concerned with one very specific problem
data obtained from the patient verbally
The assessment consists of -
gathering information about patients
Gordon's 11 Health Patterns -
is a structured format to obtain a comprehensive database, af…
198 terms
Fundamental Nursing Skills and Concepts Chapter 36
This is damaged skin or soft tissue th…
this is the surface of skin or mucous…
what is it called when there is no ope…
a clean separation of skin and tissue…
wound
Wound OPEN
Wound CLOSED
Incision
This is damaged skin or soft tissue th…
wound
this is the surface of skin or mucous…
Wound OPEN
38 terms
Fundamental Nursing Skills and Concepts Chapter 8
What is a mandated nursing activity re…
what are the four progressive stages o…
What combination of subject areas does…
How can you make sure you have met the…
health teaching
1. recognition of what has been taught... 2. recollection or des…
-safe self administration of medications... -using equipment for…
by documenting, who and what was taught, teaching method used…
What is a mandated nursing activity re…
health teaching
what are the four progressive stages o…
1. recognition of what has been taught... 2. recollection or des…
90 terms
Fundamental Concepts and Skills for Nursing Chapter 26
_________ is the sum of processes invo…
Nutrients from food are made available…
Metabolism enables the absorbed nutrie…
Which structures are involved in the g…
nutrition
metabolism
digestion
mouth, tongue, teeth, pharynx, esophagus, stomach, small inte…
_________ is the sum of processes invo…
nutrition
Nutrients from food are made available…
metabolism
67 terms
Fundamental Nursing Skills and Concepts Chapter 19
safety
T/F: Safety is a minor nursing respons…
T/F: Most hospital deaths and injuries…
What is the purpose of the National Pa…
measures that prevent accidents or unintentional injuries
False; MAJOR
True
to help health care organizations obtain and retain their acc…
safety
measures that prevent accidents or unintentional injuries
T/F: Safety is a minor nursing respons…
False; MAJOR
54 terms
Fundamental Nursing Skills and Concepts Chapter 7
What is a relationship
What are the four categories of client…
Caregiver
What are the four basic roles that nur…
an association between two or more people that develops over…
1. safe and effective care environment... 2. health promotion an…
one who performs health-related activities that a sick person…
1. Caregiver... 2. Educator... 3. Collaborator... 4. Delegator
What is a relationship
an association between two or more people that develops over…
What are the four categories of client…
1. safe and effective care environment... 2. health promotion an…
88 terms
Fundamental Nursing Skills and Concepts Chapter 30
Do kidneys, ureter, bladder and urethr…
what do patterns of urinary eliminatio…
Measures to promote urination?
Physcial characteristics of urine
Yes
Amount of food consumed, volume of fluid intake, and amount o…
Privacy, natural position of urinate, adequate fluid intake,…
Volume, color, clarity, odor
Do kidneys, ureter, bladder and urethr…
Yes
what do patterns of urinary eliminatio…
Amount of food consumed, volume of fluid intake, and amount o…
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Fundamental Nursing Skills and Concepts- Therapeutic Communication Excercise
Reflecting
Open-ended Questioning
Structuring
Sharing Perception
Client: "I haven't eaten much lately." --- Nurse: "You haven'…
"How are you feeling today?"
"I will be back at 1pm and show you how to draw up insulin"
"You seem disappointed."
Reflecting
Client: "I haven't eaten much lately." --- Nurse: "You haven'…
Open-ended Questioning
"How are you feeling today?"
75 terms
Fundamental Nursing Skills and Concepts Chapter 25
T/F: Mechanical immobilization have su…
Mechanical immobilization of the body…
splint
T/F: Splints often are applied as a fi…
True
-relieves pain and muscle spasm... -supports and aligns skeletal…
a device that immobilizes and protects an injured body part
true
T/F: Mechanical immobilization have su…
True
Mechanical immobilization of the body…
-relieves pain and muscle spasm... -supports and aligns skeletal…
93 terms
Fundamental Nursing Skills and Concepts Chapter 3
Laws
Judicial
Administrative
Statutes
____ are rules of conduct that are established by our governm…
____ law results when a law or court decision is challenged i…
____ law comes from agencies created by the legislature.
____ may be either civil or criminal.
Laws
____ are rules of conduct that are established by our governm…
Judicial
____ law results when a law or court decision is challenged i…
40 terms
Fundamental Nursing Skills and Concepts Chapter 2
Nursing Process
7 Characteristics of the Nursing Process
Steps of the Nursing Process
Assessment
An organized sequence of problem solving steps used to identi…
1. within the legal scope of nursing... 2. based on knowledge... 3.…
assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation, and evaluation
systematic collection of facts or data
Nursing Process
An organized sequence of problem solving steps used to identi…
7 Characteristics of the Nursing Process
1. within the legal scope of nursing... 2. based on knowledge... 3.…
91 terms
Fundamental Nursing Skills and Concepts Chapter 20
pain is defined as
T/F: There is no effective method for…
What are the four phases of pain
transduction
as whatever the person says it is and existing whenever the p…
True
1. transduction... 2. transmission ... 3. preception... 4. modulation
the conversion of chemical information at the cellular level…
pain is defined as
as whatever the person says it is and existing whenever the p…
T/F: There is no effective method for…
True
93 terms
Fundamental Nursing Skills and Concepts Chapter 17
hygiene
What activities foster hygiene
T/F: Hygiene also includes the care an…
integumentary system
practices that help promote health through personal cleanliness
bathing, performing oral care, cleaning and maintaining finge…
True
includes skin, mucous membranes, hair, and nails
hygiene
practices that help promote health through personal cleanliness
What activities foster hygiene
bathing, performing oral care, cleaning and maintaining finge…
72 terms
Fundamental Nursing Skills and Concepts Chapter 24
T/F: Exercise is not beneficial to all…
T/F: The health risk of a sedentary li…
Exercise must be _________.
T/F: Clients are responsible for asses…
False; exercise is beneficial to all people of all age groups
True
individualized
False; nurses are responsible for assessing each person's fit…
T/F: Exercise is not beneficial to all…
False; exercise is beneficial to all people of all age groups
T/F: The health risk of a sedentary li…
True
43 terms
Fundamental Nursing Skills and Concepts Chapter 9
medical records
Medical records are also referred to as
chart
What are some uses of medical records?
collections of information about a person's health, the care…
client records or health records
a binder or folder that promotes the orderly collection, stor…
-permanent records, sharing information, quality assurance, a…
medical records
collections of information about a person's health, the care…
Medical records are also referred to as
client records or health records
43 terms
Fundamental Nursing Skills and Concepts Chapter 4
"Health is a state of complete physica…
World Health Organization (WHO) is glo…
Health requires continuous
What is a full and balance integration…
World Health Organization (WHO)
"Health for All"
personal effort
wellness
"Health is a state of complete physica…
World Health Organization (WHO)
World Health Organization (WHO) is glo…
"Health for All"
84 terms
Fundamental Nursing Skills and Concepts Chapter 18
comfort
comfort facilites
rest
sleep
state in which a person is relieved of distress
rest and sleep
a waking state characterized by reduced activity and mental s…
a state of arousable unconsciousness
comfort
state in which a person is relieved of distress
comfort facilites
rest and sleep
25 terms
Fundamental Nursing Skills and Concepts Chapter 6
acultural nursing care
culturally sensitive nursing care
culture
minority
care that avoids concern for cultural differnces
care that respects and is compatible with each patient's cult…
the values, beliefs, and practices of a particular group
groups of people who differ from the majority in cultural cha…
acultural nursing care
care that avoids concern for cultural differnces
culturally sensitive nursing care
care that respects and is compatible with each patient's cult…
17 terms
Fundamental nursing skills and concepts timby chapter 1
Nursing
Virginia Henderson 1966
Definition of nursing from Florence Ni…
Evolution of nursing
An art and a science, skill (college lab, clinical) ... Knowledg…
Assist the individual, sick, or well in the performance of th…
"Putting individuals in best possible condition for nature to…
19th century: hospitals were overcrowded: a place to contract…
Nursing
An art and a science, skill (college lab, clinical) ... Knowledg…
Virginia Henderson 1966
Assist the individual, sick, or well in the performance of th…
49 terms
Fundamental Nursing Skills and Concepts - Chapter 10 - Asepsis
aseptic techniques
microorganisms
nonpathogens
pathogens
measures that reduce or eliminate microorganisms
living animals or plants visible only through a microscope; m…
harmless, beneficial microorganisms; normal flora
microorganisms that cause illness
aseptic techniques
measures that reduce or eliminate microorganisms
microorganisms
living animals or plants visible only through a microscope; m…
47 terms
Fundamental Nursing Skills and Concepts Chapter 5
What is homeostasis?
Homeostasis is also referred to as
Examples of some physiologic stressors
Examples of psychological stressors
stable state of physiologic equilibrium
"staying the same"... NOTE: Homeostasis is the changes that your…
prematurity, aging, injury, infection, malnutrition, obesity,…
fear, powerlessness, jealousy, rivalry, bitterness, hatred, i…
What is homeostasis?
stable state of physiologic equilibrium
Homeostasis is also referred to as
"staying the same"... NOTE: Homeostasis is the changes that your…
63 terms
Fundamental concepts and skills for nursing Ch 21 & 22
lesions
palpation
turgor
edema
tissue damage or abnormality
feel
elasticity
fluid in the tissues
lesions
tissue damage or abnormality
palpation
feel
19 terms
fundamental nursing skills and concepts timby chapter 15
nutrition
calories
proteins
amino acids
process by which body uses food
food is our energy source, need to include adequate sources o…
used to build, maintain, and repair body tissue.
9 essential amino acids... 11 nonessential amino acids- manufact…
nutrition
process by which body uses food
calories
food is our energy source, need to include adequate sources o…
100 terms
fundamental concepts and skills for nursing Ch 22
so an individualized plan of care can…
preference of food, bathing, personal…
a family member or significant other
lesions
why should a nurse take cultural preferences and health belie…
what should a nurse ask the patient and family when assessing…
from whom can the the nurse can gather data about an elderly…
tissue damage or abnormality
so an individualized plan of care can…
why should a nurse take cultural preferences and health belie…
preference of food, bathing, personal…
what should a nurse ask the patient and family when assessing…
43 terms
Fundamental Nursing Skills and Concepts Chapter 9
medical records
Medical records are also referred to as
chart
What are some uses of medical records?
collections of information about a person's health, the care…
client records or health records
a binder or folder that promotes the orderly collection, stor…
-permanent records, sharing information, quality assurance, a…
medical records
collections of information about a person's health, the care…
Medical records are also referred to as
client records or health records
54 terms
Fundamental Nursing Skills and Concepts Chapter 7
What is a relationship
What are the four categories of client…
Caregiver
What are the four basic roles that nur…
an association between two or more people that develops over…
1. safe and effective care environment... 2. health promotion an…
one who performs health-related activities that a sick person…
1. Caregiver... 2. Educator... 3. Collaborator... 4. Delegator
What is a relationship
an association between two or more people that develops over…
What are the four categories of client…
1. safe and effective care environment... 2. health promotion an…
24 terms
Fundamental Nursing Skills and Concepts Chapter 11
admission
What does admission involve?
Other than asking the client his or he…
What are the activities of admission a…
entering a health care agency for nursing care and medical or…
authorization from MD, collection of billing information, com…
ID bracelet
prepare the client's room, welcome the client, orient the cli…
admission
entering a health care agency for nursing care and medical or…
What does admission involve?
authorization from MD, collection of billing information, com…
40 terms
Fundamental Nursing Skills and Concepts Chapter 2
Nursing Process
7 Characteristics of the Nursing Process
Steps of the Nursing Process
Assessment
An organized sequence of problem solving steps used to identi…
1. within the legal scope of nursing... 2. based on knowledge... 3.…
assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation, and evaluation
systematic collection of facts or data
Nursing Process
An organized sequence of problem solving steps used to identi…
7 Characteristics of the Nursing Process
1. within the legal scope of nursing... 2. based on knowledge... 3.…
198 terms
Fundamental Nursing Skills and Concepts Chapter 28
This is damaged skin or soft tissue th…
this is the surface of skin or mucous…
what is it called when there is no ope…
a clean separation of skin and tissue…
wound
Wound OPEN
Wound CLOSED
Incision
This is damaged skin or soft tissue th…
wound
this is the surface of skin or mucous…
Wound OPEN
85 terms
Fundamental Nursing Skills and Concepts Chapter 2
Pathological process that *causes il…
"heath" comes from a word that means…
a relative state in which one is able…
Disease of the body or mind
disease
wholeness
health
Illness
Pathological process that *causes il…
disease
"heath" comes from a word that means…
wholeness
54 terms
Fundamental Nursing Skills and Concepts Chapter 26
quadriceps setting
quadriceps muscles
T/F: Exercising the quadriceps muscles…
Nurse teaches the client about quadric…
an isometric exercise in which the client alternately tenses…
rectus femoris, vastus intermedius, vastus medialis, and vast…
True
-tighten (contract) the quadriceps muscles by flattening the…
quadriceps setting
an isometric exercise in which the client alternately tenses…
quadriceps muscles
rectus femoris, vastus intermedius, vastus medialis, and vast…
62 terms
Fundamental Nursing Skills and Concepts Chapter 22
inspiration
expiraton
ventilation
respiration
breathing in
breathing out
the movement of air in and out of the lungs
the exchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide
inspiration
breathing in
expiraton
breathing out
25 terms
fundamental nursing skills and concepts timby chapter 16
water
intracellular
extracellular
interstitial fluid
vehicle for transmission of this mixture
inside the cell
outside of the cell
between and around cells, TISSUE space
water
vehicle for transmission of this mixture
intracellular
inside the cell
75 terms
Fundamental Nursing Skills and Concepts Chapter 31
defecation
feces
peristalsis
gastrocolic reflex
bowel elimination; act of expelling feces from the body
stool
rhythmic contractions of intestinal smooth muscle that facili…
during eating, peristalsis becomes more active
defecation
bowel elimination; act of expelling feces from the body
feces
stool
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