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ATI Fundamentals Review Levels of Health Care Preventative Health Care o Focuses on educating to reduce & control risk factors for disease Immunizations Stress mgmt. Primary Health Care o Emphasizes health promotion Prenatal & well-baby care Nutrition counseling Disease control Secondary Health Care o Diagnosis and treatment of acute illness and injury Inpatient & emergency dept Diagnostic centers Emergent care centers Tertiary Health Care o Specialized & highly technical care Intensive care Oncology Burn centers Restorative Health Care o Intermediate follow-up care for restoring health Home health Rehabilitation Skilled nursing facilities Continuing Health Care o Long term or chronic health care needs End of life Palliative care Hospice Adult day care In-home respite care Interprofessional Personnel (Non Nursing) Spiritual Support Staff – pastor, rabbis, priest Registered Dietitian-assesses, plans and educates regarding nutritional needs Lab Techs- obtains specimens of body fluids, and performs diagnostic tests Occupational therapist- assesses and plans for clients to regain ADLs Pharmacist- Provides and monitors medication Physical Therapist- assesses & plans for clients to increase musculoskeletal function Provider-assesses, diagnoses and treats disease and injury Radiologic Tech- positions clients and performs x-ray & other imaging
ATI Fundamentals Review Respiratory therapist- evaluates respiratory status & provides treatments Social worker- works w/ clients & families by providing resources to meet needs Speech-Language Pathologist- evaluates disorders regarding speech, language or swallowing Roles of RN Assessment Establish nursing diagnosis, goals and interventions Conduct ongoing client evaluations Roles of LPN Work under supervision of RN Collaborate in the nursing process Coordinate plan of care Consult w/ other team members Recognize the need for referrals to assist w/ actual or potential problems Possess technical knowledge and skills Participate in the delivery of nursing care, using the nursing process as a frame work Roles of Unlicensed Assistive Personnel (UAPs, CNAs, CMAs etc. ) Works under supervision of RN or LPN Position description in the employing facility outlines specific tasks which may include: o Feeding clients o Preparing nutritional supplements o Lifting o Basic care (grooming, bathing, transferring, toileting, positioning)*** o Vital signs*** o Ambulating*** Ethical Responsibilities Ethical principles pertaining to the treatment of clients include: o Autonomy- Right to make own decisions about healthcare o Beneficence- Positive actions to help others o Fidelity- agreement to keep promises o Justice- fairness in care delivery and use of resources o Nonmaleficence- Avoidance of harm or injury Basic principles of ethics include: o Advocacy- support of clients; health, safety & personal rights o Responsibility- willingness to respect obligations and follow through o

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