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Healthcare Test 1

Healthcare Test 1 - Term Definition Growth when a human...

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Term: Growth Definition: when a human physically changes Term: Development Definition: the increase in mental, emotional and social capabilities of an individual Term: Key concepts in human growth and development Definition: Physical (growth of the body including motor sensory) Psychosocial (includes psychological and social development) Cognitive (intelectual process including thought, awareness, and ability to comprehend the world and determine meaning) Term: What is Erik Erikson responsible for? Definition: He studied human behaviors and created the Erikson's Stages of psychological development
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Term: Why is it important for healthcare workers to understand the life stages? Definition: So they know what the patient is going through at their current age, how to treat them and what they may need Term: Prenatal Definition: Conception - Birth Term: Infancy Definition: Birth - 1 year Trust vs Mistrust - teeth erupt - movements are reflexive - recognize people - say several words - dependent on others for physical and emotional survival Term: Toddler Definition: 1 - 3 Autonomy vs Doubt & Shame - achieved bladder control - walk independently - speak in sentences - short attention span - confidence in ability to care for self - over protective parents instill doubt and shame in children
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Term: Preschooler Definition: 3 - 6 Initiative vs Guilt - self care skills increase - sense of balance - speak well in sentences - short attention span - able to count, recite alphabet - build on confidence to initiate learning - if parents restrict initiative guilt forms Term: School-age Definition: 6 - 12 Industry vs Inferiority - 10 - 12 puberty develops - permanent teeth - increased attention span - able to think logically - pleasure from successful completion of tasks - if not accepted by friends inferiority is instilled Term: Adolescence Definition: 12 - 20 Identity vs Role Confusion - fine motor skills improve - reasoning skills - able to acquire a lot of knowledge - confused about dependent child to independent adult - rebellion and mood swings - search for identity
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Term: Young Adult Definition: 20s - 30s Intimacy vs Isolation - motor sensory peaks - weight gain - vision and hearing decline - problem solving and creativity are excellent - establish self in society - get married and have children - establish career - fear of making commitments may lead to isolation Term: Middle Adult Definition: 40 - 65 Generativity vs Stagnation - physical abilities decline along with a lot of things - creativity may increase - problem solving and memory remain - increase involvement with community and friends - midlife crisis - if unable to establish worth to the world stagnation occurs
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Term: Later Adulthood Definition: Ego Integrity vs Despair Young Old 65-74 Middle Old 75-84 Old Old 85-Death - physical decline - loss of muscle and bone - motor sensory declines - tolerate pain decreases - less tolerance of hot and cold - review life events and reminisce - if failure of life events are experienced despair instills - if satisfied with life events ego integrity is experienced Term: Who developed the "five stages of dying"?
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