Have a question?
Message sent Close

Role Of The Professional Nurse (NSG501) STUDY GUIDE 2019 Questions And Answers

Instructor
John Marsh
0
0 reviews
  • Description
  • Full Document
Blur-Preview

Rush University

Role of the Professional Nurse (NSG501)

STUDY GUIDE 2019, questions and answers

501 STUDY GUIDE: EXAM 1
MODULE 1: Learning Objectives
1. Describe the process of critical thinking & clinical reasoning within the framework of
the nursing process.
 CRITICAL THINKINGThe ability to think in a systematic and logical manner with
openness to question and reflect on the reasoning process
o Characterized by openness, perseverance, continual inquiry with willing
to look at each unique patient situation and determine which
assumptions are true and relevant
o Issue exists analyze info evaluate info draw conclusion
 CLINICAL REASONING way of thinking about patient care issues
o Determining, preventing and managing patient issues
 Use critical thinking and clinical reasoning RESULT: clinical outcome
2. Differentiate between subjective and objective data, and signs and symptoms.
 Subjective data definitive, obvious, measurable assessment
o SYMPTOMS
 “my ear hurts”
 Pain
 I have a cough
 Shortness of breath
 Dyspnea
 Itching
 My baby has been vomiting for 12 hrs
 Objective datawhat the patient reports
o SIGNS
 Peripheral edema
 Labored breathing
 Fever
 Bulging red ear drum
 Hacking cough
 Yellow sputum
3. Generate nursing diagnoses given assessment findings.
 Describes the client’s actual or potential response to health problem
 Standardized way of communication clinical judgement
 LOOKS AT THE HUMAN RESPONSE TO ILLNESS
 Allows for individualized care
 Example medical dx of CVA
o Nursing diagnosis:
 Impaired verbal communication
 Risk for falls
 Powerlessness
 Risk for aspiration
 States a clear and concise health problem, derived from evidence, and is the
basis for planning and carrying out care
4. Accurately develop goals statements for the planning phase of the nursing process.
 Links the assessment with the nursing dx
o Using critical thinking, problem solving and clinical decision making
 MUST BE CLIENT CENTERED GOALS desired patient response
o Either long or short term
o Priorities set
o A patient’s highest possible level of wellness and independence in
function based on a patient’s needs, abilities and resources
 Maslow’s hierarchy of needs
o Base- physiology (breathing, food, water, sleep, homeostasis, excretion)
o FALL RISK Safety love & belonging esteem self actualization
o SAFETY FIRST AFTER BREATHING
 Goals provide direction, set standards, anticipates client behavior and is the end
point of nursing care
5. Differentiate between independent, inter-dependent, and dependent nursing
interventions.
 Interventions are planned after goals and outcomes are determined
o Assist client in moving to the present level of health to that described in
the goal and measured with outcome criteria
o Use critical thinking and is evidence based
 Independent nurse initiated
o Nurse is accountable for actions
o Nurse is licensed and capable of performing and or delegating
independent of other practioners
o CLIENT TEACHING IS AN INDEPENDENT NURSING INTERVENTION
o Examples turning pt, deep breathing, taking vitals, assessing
 Dependent physician initiated
o Prescribed by a physician or advanced practice provider
o Diagnostic tests, certain treatments & medications
o Nurse is responsible for assessing, explaining activities and evaluating
o Examples giving patient oxygen, getting a CBC
 Collaborative interdependent
o Collaboration with other healthcare team members

PREVIEW

 

Role Of The Professional Nurse (NSG501) STUDY GUIDE 2019 Questions And Answers

NOTE: Please check the details before purchasing the document.

error: