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Foundations Of Assessment And Communication (NURS 20020) Exam 1 Study Guide

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Foundations of Assessment Exam 1 Study Guide NURS 20020

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Foundations Of Assessment And Communication In Nursing (NURS 20020)

NURS20020 Exam 1 Study Guide
THE PROFESSION OF NURSING/THEORY AND CONCEPTS
Theorists
● Florence Nightengale→→→ Founder nursing profession HYGIENE & ENVIRONMENT
● Dorothea Dix →→→ Founder of the Nurse Corps of the United States Army
● Clara Barton →→→ Founder of the American Red Cross
● Imogene King →→→ Theory of Goal Attainment
King’s Theory of Goal Attainment
There are 3 interacting systems through which a patient is able to grow and develop in order to
achieve life goals.
1) Personal System: self perception, body image
2) Interpersonal: communication, interaction, roles, transactions
3) Social: organization, authority, power, status
Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs
Physiological→Safety→Love/Belonging→Esteem→Self Actualization
-These are often comprised in healthcare settings for the purpose of treating illness
Nursing Organizations
ANA (American Nurses Association)=Lobbying Group
NLN (National League of Nurses)=Advancement of nursing education and faculty
AACN (American Association of Colleges of Nursing)=Baccalaureate Accreditation
Lewin’s Change Theory: proposed necessary steps for creating change within an individual
● Unfreeze: become aware of/examine and create necessary plan of action
● Movement: make a change
● Refreeze: cause change to become permanent
ABC’s of Nursing (unconscious patient)
Airway➤Breathing➤Circulation
QSEN (Quality and Safety Education for Nurses): a teaching strategies and research
program designed to improve the quality and safety of nursing education.
COMPETENCIES:
● Patient/Family centered care:Recognize the patient as the source of control
and full partner in providing compassionate and coordinated care based on
respect for patient’s preferences, values, and needs.
● Teamwork & Collaboration: Function effectively within nursing and interprofessional
teams, fostering open communication, mutual respect, and shared
decision-making to achieve quality patient care.

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