study guide 10

ANA Standard of Nursing Practice

Assessment
Diagnosis
Outcomes identified
Planning
Implementation
Evaluation

Assessment

RN collects comprehensive data pertinent to health or situation

Diagnosis

RN analyzes the assessment data to determine the diagnosis or issues

Outcomes Identification

RN identifies expected outcomes for a plan individualized to patient or situation

Planning

RN develops a plan that prescribes strategies & alternatives to attain expected outcomes

Implementation

RN implements the identified plan

Evaluation

RN evaluates progress toward attainment of outcomes

ANA Standards of Professional Performance

Quality of Practice
Education
Professional Practice Evaluation
Collegiality
Collaboration
Ethics
Research
Resource Utilization
Leadership

Quality of Practice

RN systematically enhances the quality & effectiveness of nursing practice

Education

RN attains knowledge & competency that reflects current nursing practice

Professional Practice Evaluation

RN evaluates one's own nursing practice in relation to professional practice standards & guidelines, relevant statutes, rules & regulations

Collegiality

RN interacts w/ & contributes to the professional development of peers & colleagues

Collaboration

RN collaborates w/ patient, family, & others in the conduct of nursing practice

Ethics

RN integrates ethical provisions in all practice

Research

RN integrates research findings into practice

Resource Utilization

RN considers factors related to safety, effectiveness, cost, & impact on practice in the planning & delivery of nursing services

Leadership

RN provides leadership in the professional practice settings & the profession

ANA

American Nurses Assosiation

NCLEX-RN

National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses

Continued Education

involves formal, organized educational programs,

In-service education

instructions or training provided by a health care agency or institution

Benner: Novice to Expert

Novice
Advanced Beginner
Competent
Proficient
Expert

Novice

Student or a nurse in situation with no experience like a change in departments

Advanced Beginner

Nurse with some experience even if only observing

Competent

Same position for 2-3 years, understands organization & specific care

Proficient

Nurse with more than 2-3 years in same position, assess entire situation, can pass on knowledge

Expert

with diverse experience can focus on multiple dimensions of a problem

caregiver

help the client regain & a maximal level of independent function through the healing process

Client advocate

protect the client's human & legal rights & provide assistance in asserting those right if hte need arises

Educator

explain concepts & facts about health, demonstrate procedures such as self-care activities, reinforce learning or client behavior, & evaluate the client's progress in learning

Communicator

communicate w/ clients & families, other nurses & health care professionals, resource persons, & the community

Manager

establishes an environment for collaborative care to provide quality care & good client outcomes

APN

Advanced Practice Nurse
most independently functioning nurse
master's degree in nursing
advanced education in pharmacology &
physical assessment
certification & expertise in specialized area

CNS

Clinical Nurse Specialist
an APN who is an expert clinician in specialized
area of nursing practice

Nurse Practitioner

provides health care to a group of patients
outpatient, ambulatory care, or community based
setting

CNM

Certified Nurse-Midwife
certified by American College of Nurse-Midwives

CRNA

Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist
advanced education in nurse anesthesia accredited program

Nurse Educator

works primarily in schools of nursing, staff development dept. of health care agencies, & client education dept.

Nurse Administrator

manages client care & the delivery of specific nursing services w/in a health care agency

Nurse Researcher

investigates problems to improve nursing care & to further define & expand the scope of nursing practices

NLN

National League for Nursing
advances excellence in nursing education to prepare nurses to meet the needs of a diverse population in a changing healthcare environment
Sets standards for excellence & innovation in nursing educatio

ICN

International Council of Nurses
Promotes national associations of nurses, improving standards of nursing practices, seeking a higher status for nurses
& providing international power base for nurses

NSNA

National Student Nurses Association