WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION
care for individuals of all ages, groups, religion, etc.
PATIENT VS. CLIENT
patients are our clients but also our consumers. Goal: all clients receive competent, safe, care! All patients should be treated equally in care.
UNLICENSED ASSISTIVE PERSONNEL
delegated repetitive routine tasks, requires no nursing judgement.
ADLs, hygiene, feeding, ambulation, vitals
IF THERE IS A NEW ORDER IN A CLIENTS MAR, WHO MUST BE THE FIRST ONE TO WITNESS THE ORDER BEING CARRIED OUT? WHETHER IT BE DIET, AMBULATION, ETC.
LVN LICENSED VOCATIONAL NURSE
performed data gathering tasks such as observation, auscultation, and medication (some restrictions).
- cannot to admission or baseline assessments,
- cannot admit new patients,
- cannot evaluate medication effectiveness,
- cannot initiate blood, (once 1st vitals are checked after 15 min of transfusion, the LVN can take over),
- cannot push IV cardiac meds
total nursing care of patients, team lead
OT, PT, RT, case manager, housekeeper, CEO, secretary, etc.
5 RIGHTS OF DELEGATION
- right circumstance,
- right task,
- right person,
- right direction or communication,
- right supervision
ability to use data to monitor outcomes of care processes and use improvements methods to design and continuously test changes to improve safety within the healthcare system.
measures that result of a particular process or procedure, then modifies the process to increase effectiveness of the process or procedure.
focuses on health promotion and prevention of illness and disease. examples: exercise, balanced diet, adequate sleep, decrease stress, physicals, immunizations.
centers on health maintenance and is aimed at early detection with prompt intervention to prevent or minimize loss of function. examples: blood glucose logs, BP log, mammograms, colonoscopy
focuses on minimizing deterioration and improvement of quality of life! examples: home health care, PT, OT, add in measures of primary and secondary.
dynamic and systemic collaborative approach to providing and coordinating health care services to a defined population. specific to meet health care needs. role: verify insurance, set up meetings, arrange home health care, supplies, etc.
WHO CAN INITIATE A CARE PLAN?
WHO CAN HELP CARRY OUT THE CARE PLAN?
RN, UAP, LVN, etc.