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WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION

care for individuals of all ages, groups, religion, etc.

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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.

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UNLICENSED ASSISTIVE PERSONNEL

delegated repetitive routine tasks, requires no nursing judgement.

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UAP tasks

ADLs, hygiene, feeding, ambulation, vitals

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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.

the RN!!

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LVN LICENSED VOCATIONAL NURSE

performed data gathering tasks such as observation, auscultation, and medication (some restrictions).

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LVNS CANNOT

  • 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

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REGISTERED NURSE(RN)

total nursing care of patients, team lead

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ANCILLIARY STAFF

OT, PT, RT, case manager, housekeeper, CEO, secretary, etc.

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5 RIGHTS OF DELEGATION

  • right circumstance,
  • right task,
  • right person,
  • right direction or communication,
  • right supervision

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QUALITY IMPROVEMENT

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.

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PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENT

measures that result of a particular process or procedure, then modifies the process to increase effectiveness of the process or procedure.

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PRIMARY PREVENTION

focuses on health promotion and prevention of illness and disease. examples: exercise, balanced diet, adequate sleep, decrease stress, physicals, immunizations.

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SECONDARY PREVENTION

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

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TERITARY PROGRAMS

focuses on minimizing deterioration and improvement of quality of life! examples: home health care, PT, OT, add in measures of primary and secondary.

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CASE MANAGEMENT

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.

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WHO CAN INITIATE A CARE PLAN?

an RN.

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WHO CAN HELP CARRY OUT THE CARE PLAN?

RN, UAP, LVN, etc.