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Fundamentals of Nursing | Registered Nurse (RN) School Study Aid


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Nursing Basics
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The Nursing Process
ADPIE
Assessment
Diagnosis
Planning 
Realistic
Individualized to the Patient
Timed
Implementation
Evaluation
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Assessment
Health History
Objective Data
Subjective Data
TEST-TAKING STRATEGY: KEY WORDS
Identify
Determine
Obtain Information
CONSIDERATIONS
Assessment Always Done Before Treatments
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Diagnosis
A COMPARISON
Medical Diagnosis
Nursing Diagnosis
Collaborative Problem
Data Interpretation and Analysis
Significant Data
Patterns or Clusters
Parts of Nursing Diagnosis Statement
Problem
Etiology
Defining Characteristics
TEST-TAKING STRATEGY: KEY WORDS
Maslow’s Pyramid
Patient’s Concerns
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Planning
Nursing Care Plan
Tailored to Patient
Short-and-Long-Term Goals
SMART GOALS
Specific
Measurable
Attainable
Realistic
Time-Oriented
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Implementation
Types of Nursing Interventions
Direct Care Interventions
Indirect Care Interventions
A Community (Public Health) Intervention
Implementing the Care Plan
Partnership with the Patient/Family
Performing the Nursing Action
Documenting Nursing Care
Delegating Nursing Care
TEST-TAKING STRATEGY: KEY WORDS
Intervene
Priority Action
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Evaluation
Consider the Effectiveness of Care
Reassess
Make Necessary Modifications
Continuously Ensure Favorable Patient Outcome
TEST-TAKING STRATEGY: KEY WORDS
Evaluate
Outcome
Consider the Degree of Effectiveness
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Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs
Physiological Needs
Oxygen, Water, Nutrition
Body temperature, Elimination, Shelter, Sexual Expression
Safety and Security
Physical Safety
Physiological Safety
Love and Belonging
Affection and Companionship
Esteem
Self Respect and Respect for Others
Self Actualization
Fulfillment
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Physiological Needs
Physiological Hierarchy
First Basic Need
Physiological Need
Oxygen
Food/Water
Elimination
Temperature
Rest
Shelter
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Safety and Security
Safety and Security Needs
Second Basic Needs
Safety and Security Needs
Physical Safety
Physiological Safety
Financial Security
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Love and Belonging
Love and Belonging Hierarchy
Third Basic Need
Love and Belonging Needs
Love and Affection
Relationships
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Esteem
Esteem HIERARCHY 
Fourth Basic Need
Eteem Need
Esteem for Oneself
Reputation and Respect
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Self-Actualization
Self-Actualization Hierarchy
Fifth Need
Self-Actualization Needs
Helping Others
Objectivity
Personal Growth
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Patient Position Overview
Position Techniques
Trochanter Roll
Trapeze Bar
Ankle-Foot Orthotic (AFO) Devices
Positions
Fowlers Position
Supine Position
Trendelenburg
Side-Lying Position
Prone Position
Sims' Position
Nursing Considerations
Reposition q2 Hours/Prevent Skin Breakdown
Confirm Body Alignment
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Conversions: Temperature
0° C = 32° F
How to Convert Celsius to Fahrenheit
°C x 1.8 + 32 = °F
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Conversions: Weight
1000 mcg = 1 mg
1000 mg = 1 g
1000 g = 1 kg
2.2 lb = 1 kg
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Conversions: Volume
Volume
1 mL = 1 cc
5 mL = 1 Tsp
15 mL = 1 Tbsp
30 mL = 1 oz
1000 mL = 1L
2 Tbsp = 1 oz
8 oz = 1 Cup
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Conversions: Pounds and Kilograms
2.2 lb (pounds)
1 kg (kilogram)
Know Your Own Weight
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Patient’s Rights
Patient’s Rights When Hospitalized
Respectful Care
Information
Consent or Refuse Treatment
Continuity of Care
Privacy and Confidentiality
Medical Record Review
Consent or Refuse Part in Research
Health Alternatives
Explanation of Charges and Bills
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