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following: Chapters 1,2,3,5,6,7,9,14,15,16,17,18,19,20,21,22,24,25,27,28,29,30,31,33,34,35,38,39 Chapter 1:Nursing and the Health Care System 1. Identify the educational ladder that is available to nurses 2. Identify segments within the various levels of health care 3. Explain how a health maintenance organization and a preferred provided organization differ 4. Compare methods of delivery of nursing care Chapter 2: Concepts of Health, Illness, Stress, and Health Promotion 1. Compare traditional and current views of the meanings of health and illness 2. Discuss why nurses need to be aware of any cultural, educational, and social differences that might exist between themselves and their patients 3. Identify the four areas of human needs and give an example within each level of need Chapter 3: Legal and Ethical Aspects of Nursing 1. Explain the legal requirements for the practice of nursing, and how they relate to a student nurse 2. Identify the consequences of violating the nurse practice act 3. Examine the issue of professional accountability, professional discipline, and continuing education for licensed nurses 4. Compare and contrast the terms negligence and malpractice 5. Discuss what you can do to protect yourself from lawsuits or the damages of lawsuits Chapter 5: Assessment, Nursing, Diagnosis, and Planning 1. Identify the purpose of assessment (data collection) 2. Differentiate objective data from subjective data 3. Correlate patient problems with nursing diagnoses from the accepted North American Nursing Diagnosis Association-International (NANDA-I) list 4. Identify appropriate outcome criteria for selected nursing diagnosis Chapter 6: Implementation and Evaluation 1. Identify factors to consider in implementing the plan of care 2. Set priorities for providing care to a group of patients 3. List the Standard Steps commonly carried out for all nursing procedures 4. Identify the steps a nurse uses to evaluate care given Chapter 7: Documentation of Nursing Care 1. Identify three purposes of documentation 2. List the legal guidelines for recording on medial records 3. Relate the approved way to correct entries in medical records that were made in error 4. Compare and contrast the five main methods of written documentation Chapter 9: Patient Teaching for Health Promotion 1. Discuss the purposes of patient teaching 2. Describe three ways in which people learn and correlate the importance of these types of learning to teaching
Explain how Transmission-Based Precautions are used with Standard Precautions 3. List and differentiate between conditions and factors that can affect learning 4. and Positioning Patients 1. Discuss types of resources available to assist in patient teaching Chapter 14: Cultural and Spiritual Aspects of Patient Care 1. Personal Care. Describe steps in performing postmortem care Chapter 16: Infection Prevention and Control: Protective Mechanisms and Asepsis 1. State the four rules of surgical asepsis Chapter 18: Lifting. Describe factors that influence personal hygiene practices 2. and the Prevention of Pressure Ulcers 1. Describe the proper methods for transferring a patient between wheelchair and bed Chapter 19: Assisting with Hygiene. Compare and contrast medial asepsis and surgical asepsis 6. Skin Care. Describe how procedures for Airborne Precautions differ from those for Droplet Precautions 4. and position change for both the patient and nurse 2. Identify four expected symptoms related to metabolic change at end-of-life stages 4. List techniques for handling of specimens. Describe methods to prevent mechanical and thermal accidents and injury in . Describe the stages of grief and of dying. the Dying Patient and Palliative Care 1. Describe accepted methods of disinfection and sterilization Chapter 17: Infection Prevention and Control in the Hospital and Home 1. Discuss risk factors for impaired skin integrity 4. Describe how hygienic care differs for the younger and older patient Chapter 20: Patient Environment and Safety 1. trash. Identify five ways to decrease the occurrence of health care-associated infections (HAIs) 2. and sharps. Discuss nursing responsibilities for environmental management 2. alignment. Recall skin areas most susceptible to pressure ulcer formation 3. Explain the importance of proper body mechanics. List the types of microorganisms that can cause infection in humans 2. with their associated behaviors and feelings 2. Plan ways to support the spiritual needs of patients of various religions 3.3. disposal of dirty linen. Explain how the inflammatory and immune responses protect the body 4. Explain the importance of neatness and order in the patient’s environment 3. Identify means for removal or destruction of microorganism on animate and inanimate objects 5. Discuss factors that make the elderly more susceptible to infection 3. Identify ways to maintain correct body alignment of the patient in bed or chair 3. Grief. Describe how culture influences health and health care choices 2. Moving. Describe how religious beliefs and practices may affect health and health care choices Chapter 15: Los. Discuss the concept of hospice care 3. and the cleaning of equipment in the isolation setting 5.
heart rate. and respiration 2. Identify the signs and symptoms of the common fluid and electrolyte imbalances 3.health care facilities and the home 4. State the main signs and symptoms of acid-base imbalances Chapter 27: Diet Therapy and Assisted Feeding 1. State why pain is considered the fifth vital sign Chapter 22: Assessing Health Status 1. List information that should be gathered for a comprehensive database for a patient 3. List the purposes and principles of indwelling and intermittent catheterization 5. List safety considerations related to giving a patient an enema 4. a venipuncture. Discuss the types of assessment used in various situations 2. Describe the seven categories of tests that are commonly performed 2. List safety precautions to be observed when patients are receiving oxygen therapy 4. Describe the respiratory pattern considered to be normal and abnormal 4. and a stool for occult blood test Chapter 25: Fluid. Discuss the principles for using protective devices Chapter 21: Measuring Vital Signs 1. Identify abnormal appearance of a urine specimen 3. and remove a nasogastric tube Chapter 28: Assisting with Respiration and Oxygen Delivery 1. Identify abnormal characteristics of stool 3. Identify procedures to be followed in the event of respiratory or cardiac arrest 3. Compare and contrast a fell liquid diet with a clear liquid diet 2. Describe three ways in which body fluids are continually being distributed among the fluid compartments 2. Prepare to perform a capillary hemoglobin test. irrigate. Electrolyte. Demonstrate knowledge of the legal implication of using protective devices 5. Describe the various methods used for oxygen delivery Chapter 29: Promoting Urinary Elimination 1. Identify the physiologic mechanisms that regulate temperature. Discuss the physiology effects of hypoactive bowel and nursing interventions to . List disease processes that may benefit from diet therapy 3. Discuss appropriate psychosocial care and teaching for patients undergoing diagnostic test or procedures 3. Discuss ways to manage urinary incontinence Chapter 30: Promoting Bowel Elimination 1. Name three causes of hypoxia 2. blood pressure. List the steps for procedure to insert. an electrocardiogram. a urine dipstick test. Verbalize the rationale for tube feedings 4. Describe the structure and functions of the urinary system 2. Discuss normal and abnormal characteristics of the pulse 3. Describe three nursing measures to assist patients to urinate normally 4. Demonstrate the techniques used during physical examination Chapter 24: Diagnostic Tests and Specimen Collection 1. a throat culture. Describe the process of normal bowel elimination 2. and Acid-Base Balance 1.
assist patient with constipation 5. symptoms. relaxation. 2. Discuss the use of bandages and slings . sleep apnea. Discuss actions related to sound dehiscence or evisceration Chapter 39: Promoting Musculoskeletal Function 1. Explain the legal implications for administration of drugs by nurses 3. Discuss the signs. Topical. Describe the use of nursing interventions for pain control including: massage. Discuss medication dispensing and delivery systems 5. Identify preparation of medication for parenteral use 4. and Intramuscular Injections 1. and biofeedback 3. List the different classification of drugs based on their specific actions 4. List the routes used for administering parenteral medications 3. Identify differences between various types of beds 4. Identify various types of traction and nursing implications involved 5. Comfort and Sleep 1. Discuss measures used to prevent medication errors Chapter 34: Administering Oral. and Inhalant Medications 1. Describe the legal and professional responsibilities of the LPN/LVN related to medication administration 2. Describe appropriate cast care. Identify signs and symptoms of wound infection 4. Describe how drugs are classified 2. Define the sleep disorders insomnia. Describe issues of medication administration in home care 5. Identify steps taken when performing a sterile dressing change 3. distraction. and narcolepsy Chapter 33: Pharmacology and Preparation for Drug Administration 1. Discuss areas of concerns regarding medication administration to children and to the elderly 4. Identify the principles for safe and effective administration of all forms of medication administration listed above 2. and nursing management of anaphylactic shock Chapter 38: Providing Wound Care and Treating Pressure Ulcers 1. Discuss factors that affect wound healing 3. Describe how pain may affect vital signs 2. Subcutaneous. Discuss your responsibilities in the event of a medication error Chapter 35: Administering Intradermal. Discuss the stoma and periostomal assessment and skin care Chapter 31: Pain. Identify the parts of a valid medication order 3. Describe the physiology process by which wound heal 2.