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Fundamentals Ch. 14
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Nursing
Undergraduate 3
09/26/2010

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Explain how implementing relates to other phases of the nursing process
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Based on 1st 3 phases; nursing activities & client responses examined during evaluating phase; activities individualized based on assessment data
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Describe 3 categories of skills used to implement nursing interventions.
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Cognitive skills (intellectual:problem solving, decision making, critical thinking, creativity), interpersonal skills (verbal & nonverbal, communication skills, therapeutic comm., showing knowledge, attitude, feeling and interest & appreciation of client's culture) and technical skills (psychomotor skills: physical actions controlled by mind, not reflexive, requires knowledge and manual dexterity)
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Discuss the 5 activities of the implementing phase
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Reassessing the client, determining nurse's need for assistance, implementing nursing interventions, supervising delegated care, documenting nursing activities
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Identify guidelines for implementing nursing interventions
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evidence-based practice, understand interventions, adapt to client, safe care, teach support & comfort, be holistic, respect dignity & enhance self esteem, encourage active client participation
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Explain how evaluating relates to other phases of the nursing process
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depends on effectiveness of phases before, assessing & ND must be accurate, goals/desired outcome must be stated behaviorally to be useful, w/o implementing there'd be no evaluating, evaluating and assessing overlap
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Describe 5 components of the evaluation process
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1)Collecting dat√Ęt related to the desired outcomes (NOC) 2)Comparing data with outcomes 3)Relating nursing activities to outcomes 4)Drawing conclusions about problem status 5)Continuing, modifying, or terminating nursing care plan
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Describe the steps involved in reviewing and modifying the client's care plan
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1) Critique each phase of nursing process 2) Check whether interventions were: carried out & were unclear or unreasonable. 3) Make necessary modifications 4) Implement modified plan 5) begin nursing process again
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Differentiate quality improvement from quality assurance
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Assurance: ongoing, systematic process; eval.& promote excellence provision of health care; evaluate level of care provided; eval. of performance nurse, agency, or country; Improvement: focus on process, systematic approach to improve, focus on id-ing & correcting a system's problems
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Name the 2 components of an evaluation statement.
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Conclusion and supporting data
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Describe 3 components of quality evaluation: structure, process & outcomes.
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Structure:focuses on setting, effect setting has on care, describe desirable environmental & organizational characteristics; Process: focuses on how the care was given, relevance of care to client needs how nurse uses the nursing process; Outcome: focuses on demonstrable client health changes resulting from nursing care; outcome criteria written in terms of client responses or health status
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