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Nursing 1st Lecture
Transcript of Nursing 1st Lecture
Hinds Community College Associate Degree Nursing
Historical Influences in the Development of Nursing
TRENDS and ISSUES in NURSING
Fundamentals of Nursing
Tangela Hales, PhD, RN
Class of 2017
Accreditation is the process by which a voluntary, non-governmental agency or organization appraises and grants accredited status to institutions and/or programs or services which meet predetermined structure, process, and outcome criteria.
Process by which an educational program is evaluated and recognized as having met certain standards of quality.
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
People Important to the Development of Nursing
National Patient Safety Goals
Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS)
Quality Safety and Education for Nurses
Needle-less systems implemented to reduce the # of needle sticks.
"No lift" policies
Roles and Responsibilities of the Nurse
- a group of concepts that describe a pattern of reality.
Theories can be tested, changed, or used to guide research or provide a base for evaluation.
Nursing theories identify and define interrelated concepts in nursing.
Common concepts in nursing theory that influence and determine nursing practice are:
person, environment, health, and nursing.
A problem-solving approach to making clinical decision, using the best evidence available.
It combines the science and the art of nursing so that best client outcomes are achieved.
It uses qualitative and quantitative methods.
It answers the questions of who, what, when, where, and how?
Registered nurses are the largest group of healthcare providers in the U.S.
Long work hours
Institute of Medicine (IOM) Recommendations
Provides a viewpoint and implies a system of values and beliefs.
The Mississippi Board of Nursing is a Mississippi state agency charged with protecting the public through the regulation of the practice of nursing within the state.
As part of its responsibilities, the Board implements the Mississippi Nurse Practice Law by issuing rules and regulations through the Administrative Code.
The Board's law and code provide minimum qualifications for licensure, define fundamentals for scope of practice, and provides disciplinary processes all in the interest of public protection.
The Board grants licenses to licensed practical nurses (LPNs), registered nurses (RNs), and advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs).
(Can lose them/suspend)
Drugs and alcohol are the most frequent reasons. Fraud, deceptive practices, criminal acts, negligence, and aging are some others
HIPAA and Social Media
HIPAA is the acronym for the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act that was passed by Congress in 1996.
it requires the protection and confidential handling of protected health information.
Notes on Nursing "What it is and What it is Not" was first published in England in 1859 and in America in 1860.
NURSING: A SCIENCE
Appearance and Actions
Code of Ethics
Set of principles that reflect the primary goals, values, and obligations of the profession.
Do no harm.
Autonomy, Dignity, Privacy, Respect to individuals.
THE NURSE PRACTICE ACTS
Laws established in each state to regulate the practice of nursing.
Protect the public by defining the legal scope of nursing practice
create a state board of nursing have the authority to make and enforce rules and regulations.
Define important terms and activities in nursing, including legal requirements and titles for RNs and LPNs.
Establish criteria for the education and licensure of nurses.