Day 1 Study Guide
Day 1 Study Guide PNUR 1438-010
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Date Created: 06/13/16
Day 1 Study Guide 1.) The focus of the healthcare team? The patient. 2.) The members of the healthcare team? Registered Nurse (RN) supervises LPNs and nursing assistants Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) provides direct nursing care, and gives drugs under the direction of the RN Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) assists nurses, and gives nursing care supervised by the LPN or RN. (IN ORDER OF HIERARCHY) 3.) Types of agencies? Hospitals Rehab/Subacute Care Longterm Care Assisted Living Residence Mental Health Centers Home Care Agencies Hospices Health Care Systems 4.) Definition of acute and chronic illness? Acute Illness sudden illness where a person is expected to recover. Chronic Illness ongoing illness that is slow/gradual in onset, no known cure. 5.) What can’t CNAs do? Treat/diagnosis patients Assess, plan, or evaluate a patient or their care Interpret test results Give IVs/anesthetic medication Prescribe/refill medication independently Perform any procedure, technique, or treatment that includes medication 6.) Examples of what the CNA should report to the nurse? When the patient’s status has changed Daily reports 7.) Rules of delegation? RN can delegate tasks In some states LPNs can delegate tasks CNAs cannot delegate 8.) How does a nursing assistant refuse a task that is beyond the role limits? Keep it professional by saying that “I do not feel comfortable with the task at hand. It is beyond my scope of practice.” 9.) What is DRG? DRG DiagnosisRelated Group 10.) What is OBRA? OBRA Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1987 11.) How can a patient’s privacy and confidentiality be protected? Protected by HIPPA 12.) Definition of libel, slander, negligence, abuse, and neglect? Libel making false statements in writing Slander making false statements orally Negligence unintentional wrong Abuse willful infliction of injury Neglect failure to provide for the person 13.) Some examples of resident rights? Right to Information Right to Refuse Treatment Right to Privacy & Confidentiality Right to Personal Choice Right to Grievances Right to Work Right to Taking Part in Resident Groups Right to Personal Items Right to Freedom from Abuse, Mistreatments, and Neglect Right to Freedom from Restraint Right to Quality of Life 14.) Definition of an ethical person? Morals are involved and you behave in the right way. 15.) Define HIPPA? Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act of 1996 16.) Define advance directives and living wills? Advance Directives document with the person’s wishes when they are not able to give it themselves Living Wills the decision to be on life support or not. 17.) What is the nursing process? A method the nurse uses to plan and deliver nursing code 18.) Define objective data and some examples? Objective Data using your senses to observe (signs) Examples If you see a bruise on the person’s leg. 19.) Define subjective data and some examples? Subjective Data things the person tells you about them (symptoms) Examples If the person says my knee is hurting.
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