Collaborative Exam 1 Study Flashcards


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1

What are the rights of delegation?

Person, task, circumstance, communications, supervision

2

You should always assume what when delegating tasks?

Always assume minimal competence for certification and/or license

3

What are some reasons someone would under delegate?

  • Overburdens manager
  • Lack of trust in others
  • Feelings of decreased control
  • Not enough time to delegate
  • Lack of experience
  • False assumption of incompetence

4

What are some reasons someone would over delegate?

  • Over burdens subordinates
  • Inadequate time management
  • Insecurity over own ability

5

What does incivility mean?

An umbrella term for mistreatment with a range of behaviors. (From eye-rolling to physical abuse)

6

How does upward communication work?

Subordinate send the message to the manager/leader

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How does downward communication work?

Manager/leader send the message to the subordinate

8

What is constructive discipline?

Training or molding to appropriate behavior. Manager/leader should assist employee growth.

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What is destructive discipline?

Punishment- An undesirable event that follows unacceptable behavior

10

Where should all discipline occur?

In private

11

What are the three most commonly abused drugs by nurses?

  • Opioids- oxys
  • Stimulants- adderral + ritalin
  • Depressants- Ativan + Diazepam

12

Employees that are impaired will show what personality traits?

  • Elaborate excuses
  • rapid & extreme mood swings
  • Social isolations
  • Increased defensiveness
  • Increased interest in med cart

13

What will an impaired employees job performance look like?

  • Decreased timeliness
  • Illogical or sloppy charting
  • Increase frequency in med errors
  • Sleeping at work
  • Increase number of patients complaining and pt uncontrolled pain

14

What will an impaired employees attendance & use of time look like?

  • Increased absences
  • Long lunches
  • Being early & leaving late

15

What are the stages of group process?

  • Forming- testing boundaries
  • Storming- Polarize & conflict
  • Norming- Consensus & cohesion
  • Performing- Task completion

16

What tasks can be delegated to a UAP?

  • Bathing
  • Positioning
  • Vitals

17

What tasks can be delegated to an LPN?

  • Monitor findings
  • NG Patency
  • Insert Foleys

18

What is a reactive planner?

Occurs after problem arises, makes quick decisions. Leads to mistakes

19

What is an inactive planner?

Wants to preserve status quo. Change is feared.

20

What is a preactive planner?

Predict the use of technology to speed changes to prepare for future

21

What is a proactive planner?

Design the future. Increase adaptability leading to frequent changes

22

What is an autocratic leader like?

Directive, controlling, authority

23

What are positives of an autocratic leader?

Immediate action, routine, effective, great for emergency situations

24

What are negatives of an autocratic leader?

Downward communication, there is a command and it must be obeyed, power is retained by the manager

25

What is a democratic leader like?

Participative, collaborative, and the team works together

26

What are positives of a democratic leader?

Empowers staff, utilizes others experiences, increase moral

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What are negatives of a democratic leader?

Time consuming and growth for only assertive people to speak up not shy people

28

What is a laissez faire leader?

Staff directed, hands off leader, independence

29

What are negatives of a laissez faire leader?

Little to no direction, decreased feedback, no common goal

30

How to avoid malpractice?

  • Know scope of practice
  • Observe policy
  • Honesty about competence
  • Always continue to learn

31

Consent includes understanding what?

1. risks involved

2. expected complications/ side effects

3. expected desired outcome

4. exact procedure to be performed

5. other treatment options

32

What is titel VII?

Civil rights act of 1964- protection for discrimination

33

What is the good samaritan law?

Any person who renders aid either emergency or at a public gathering or scene is not liable for ordinary negligence as long as the care is not malicious or willfully sub therapeutic

34

What is the self determination act?

Healthcare institutions must offer advance directive information upon admission

35

What is implied consent?

Pt is unable to make decisions & care is urgent. Requires 2 physicians to sign off

36

What is negligence?

Failure to provide the minimum standard of care

37

What is malpractice?

  • Failure to meet standard
  • Foreseeability of harm
  • Injury occured

(Given med, needs naloxone)

38

What is a near miss?

Something happened or could have happened but no harm

39

What is a sentinal event?

Serious physical, psychological, harm or death

40

What is a never event?

A type of mistake or problem that should NEVER occur

41

Autonomy

Patient has the right to make healthcare decisions (Respecting the patients values and decisions)

42

Beneficence

Doing right for the patient and acting for result of good

43

Fidelity

Keeping promises (Staying loyal and faithful in actions of care)

44

Justice

Fairness and equality delivered to all patients

45

Nonmaleficence

Do no harm

46

Veracity

Being honest with the patient at all times

47

Paternalism

Making decisions for another

48

Utility

The greatest good

49

Confidentiality

Maintaining appropriate secrets

50

Deontology

Duty and obligation. Doing what is right regardless of consequence

51

Utilitarianism

Greatest good for the greatest number

52

Assult

Making someone fearful

53

Battery

Wrongful physical contact