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Unit 1 Objectives Turned Study Guide

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Unit 1 Objectives turned Study Guide111 QuestionsFON= Fundamentals of Nursing, MedSurg= Textbook of Medical-Surgical Nursing, Psych= PsychiatricMental Health Nursing
Nursing as a Profession  Teresa IltonPower Point, FON 1-14, 314-315, MedSurg 9-121.
 
D
iscuss the historical developments of the nursing profession2.
 
Identify the critical attributes of professionalism3.
 
R
ecognize the ANA standards of professional performance4.
 
Explain the professional nursing code of ethics5.
 
D
escribe the various roles of the professional nurse6.
 
R
ecognize the components of the Synergy Model of Nursing7.
 
Explain the functions of professional nursing organizationsCaring Practices: Stages of the Nurse-Patient
R
elationship  Teresa IltonPower Point, Psych 12-16, 65-661.
 
Identify the personal qualities of the nurse in a therapeutic relationship2.
 
D
iscuss the principles of the therapeutic nurse-patient relationship3.
 
D
ifferentiate between a therapeutic and social relationship4.
 
D
escribe the importance of self-awareness for nurses5.
 
D
escribe ones aspect of self, using the Johari Window model6.
 
Identify the guiding principles of the nurse-patient relationship7.
 
R
estate what happens during each stage of the nurse-patient relationship8.
 
Explain the importance of establishing rapport and trust and maintaining confidentialityduring the nurse-patient relationshipPractices to Prevent Infection 
D
iana TiltonPower Point, Study guide with definitions, FON 641-668, MedSurg 2120-21511.
 
Explain the relationship between the chain of infection and the transmission of disease2.
 
R
ecognize the sources of infection3.
 
D
escribe the bodys normal defenses against infection4.
 
D
ifferentiate between medical and surgical asepsis5.
 
D
iscuss the nurses role in prevention of infectionPractices to Prevent Infection: Protective Precautions 
D
iana TiltonPower Point, Study guide, FON 641-6681.
 
Identify common health care associated pathogens2.
 
D
iscuss the purpose of standard precautions3.
 
D
ifferentiate between contact, droplet and airborne microbial transmission precautions andthe PPE used for each4.
 
Apply the correct procedure for donning and removing PPE5.
 
Implement the appropriate nursing activities when caring for a patient with a communicableinfection
 
L
ab
D
ay: Orientation and Sterile gloves  Peggy Barlett
R
eview information in lab portfolio1.
 
D
on sterile gloves using sterile technique2.
 
D
istinguish between clean and sterile techniques3.
 
R
eview principles of surgical asepsisPhysical Assessment: Vital Signs  Penny Marshall-ChuraPower Point, Email updates, FON Ch. 321.
 
Independently review how to accurately assess pulse, respirations, oxygen saturation andblood pressure2.
 
Explain the differences among radiation, conduction, convection and evaporation3.
 
Identify the appropriate measures that promote heat loss through each of the four methodsof heat exchange and heat conservation4.
 
D
iscuss the potential factors that cause abnormal variations in body temperature, pules,oxygen saturation, respirations and blood pressure5.
 
Compare and contrast the physiology of ventilation, diffusion and perfusion6.
 
Explain the physiology of oxygen saturation7.
 
Appropriately delegate vital sign measurement8.
 
D
etermine when to report abnormal vital signs to a physician9.
 
Select appropriate outcomes and interventions for alterations in temperature, pulse,respirations and blood pressurePhysical Assessment  Peggy Barlett and Janalee IsaacsonStudy Guide with definitions, FON chapters on Nursing Assessment, Health assessment and physicalexamination (I also found the MedSurg chapters and a medical dictionary helpful for this)1.
 
Explain the importance of assessing health status2.
 
Know what elements comprise a patients general health status3.
 
Provide physiologic explanation for systolic and diastolic blood pressure, pulse, respiratoryrate, pulse oximetry and temperature4.
 
Identify what the nurse can do to promote patient comfort during a physical assessment5.
 
D
escribe how to perform inspection palpation, percussion and auscultation, and which areasof the body are assessed with each technique6.
 
Explain body positions frequently used to assess health status and describe limitations of eachposition7.
 
D
evelop a systematic method to conduct a physical assessment8.
 
Explain the significance of specific physical findings during a systematic head-to-toe physicalassessment9.
 
Identify factors that affect respirations, pulse rate and blood pressure10.
 
State common terms used to describe assessment findings for temperature, pulse,respirations and blood pressure11.
 
D
emonstrate ability to accurately describe physical assessment findings using vocabularyprovided in handout12.
 
R
ecognize opportunities for patient teaching as it relates to healthy life choices andpreventative screening activities13.
 
Know the importance of and technique for performing self-breast exams and discuss therecommended frequency14.
 
Explain how to perform a testicular self-exam15.
 
L
ist symptoms of testicular cancer
 
 
L
ab
D
ay: Skills
R
eview  Peggy BarlettHandouts from stations1.
 
R
eview CNA skills2.
 
Practice vital signs3.
 
Empty and record output from an indwelling urinary catheter4.
 
D
on isolation apparel using aseptic techniques5.
 
Compare and contrast fluid volumes obtained from different sizes of syringes, drip factors of IV tubing, packaged volumesPhysical Assessment: Heart and
L
ungs  Peggy Barlett and Janalee IsaacsonStudy guide with definitions, FON pages about Assessment of Thorax and
L
unds, Cardiovascular andPeripheral Vascular Symptoms, MedSurg pages about Assessment of 
R
espiratory Function andCardiovascular Function, Medical
D
ictionary, Who wants to be an
R
N?, class handouts on auscultation1.
 
Identify the position of the heart and lungs in relation to the anatomical landmarks2.
 
D
escribe the techniques commonly used to assess a patients thorax and lungs3.
 
D
iscuss information obtained when assessing the thorax and lungs4.
 
D
escribe the hearts anatomy and physiology of the cardiovascular and respiratory system5.
 
Identify reference lines used in referring to the heart and lungs6.
 
D
escribe methods used to assess the cardiovascular and respiratory systems7.
 
D
iscuss information obtained through assessing the heart including normal and abnormalfindings8.
 
D
escribe how to promote the patients physical and psychological comfort during examinationof the heart and lungs9.
 
D
efine terms commonly used to accurately describe findings upon assessment of the heartand lungs10.
 
D
emonstrate ability to properly auscultate heart and breath sounds on fellow studentsCaring Practices: Nurse-Patient Communication  Teresa IltonPower Point, Psych 57-80, FON 340-346, 352-3571.
 
D
efine communication and its significance in nursing2.
 
D
iscuss modes and types of communication3.
 
Identify the major components of effective therapeutic communication4.
 
R
ecognize effective and ineffective communication techniques5.
 
Explain the communication needs of special populationsFundamentals of Homeostasis  Penny Marshall-ChuraPhysiology text, Physiology readings (angel), personal definition of homeostasis usingillustration/example, create a visual of how negative or positive feedback system works1.
 
D
efine homeostasis and properties of living systems2.
 
D
iscuss how homeostasis in the body is maintained using feedback properties3.
 
Explain the rationale for adequate rest, activity, hydration and nutrition to maintainhomeostasis and optimal functioning4.
 
D
iscuss how level of mobility, energy and nutritional state influence general physical andmental health including body image, safety and independence5.
 
D
evelop a teaching plan for promoting optimal rest, activity, hydration and nutrition6.
 
D
iscuss activities that help individuals develop a health promoting lifestyle

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