SKIN/TISSUE INTEGRITY: PRESSURE ULCER MANAGEMENT
1. Describe the pathophysiology of dermal ulcers (pressure ulcers).
2. Describe the prevention, assessment and nursing care of pressure ulcers.
3. Identify patient types and body areas mos
Golden Hour of Acute Ischemic Stroke
Acute ischemic stroke is a serious medical emergency. It is critical to assess and manage acute ischemic stroke
patients as soon as they arrive in the emergency department (ED) of the hospital. In a typical large-vesse
HEALTH CARE OF THE OLDER ADULT
Health Care of the Older Adult
1. Review the psychosocial development of the adult client from middle age to senescence, according
to Erik Erikson.
2. Relate the role of stress to the aging process.
PHYSIOLOGICAL CHANGES OF AGING & RELATED NURSING INTERVENTIONS
Gradual loss in number of neurons in brain
and spinal cord.
Loss in total bulk of brain.
CONNECTIVE TISSUE DISORDERS
1. Identify the pathophysiology associated with OA and gout.
2. Identify and discuss signs & symptoms & disease progression in OA.
3. Discuss appropriate nursing diagnoses & expected outcomes for OA clients.
IMPAIRED COMFORT: PAIN RESPONSE
1. Define pain according to Margo McCaffrey (40 yrs as RN and pain mgmt pioneer).
2. Describe what is meant by "informed consent" related to pain and pain management.
3. Describe the biopsychosocial model of pa
Disorders of the Biliary Tract: HEPATITIS and LIVER FUNCTION TESTS
Review the anatomic structure and functions of the liver & gallbladder.
1 Discuss the types of hepatitis and their modes of transmission
2 Explain the pathophysiology of hepati
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ALTERED NUTRITION - OBESITY
1. Discuss the recommendations in Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2015 from healthy.gov
2. Discuss the new MyPyramid (2013), & relate its purpose.
3. Discuss what a low fat diet and a low calorie diet is in
ALTERED OXYGENATION: SLEEP APNEA / PNEUMONIA / ATELECTASIS / TUBERCULOSIS (TB)
1. Review the anatomical structures and functioning of the respiratory tract.
2. Review assessment of the respiratory tract.
3. Identify factors contributing to d
ALTERED FLUID & ELECTROLYTE BALANCE
1. Review and differentiate between osmosis, diffusion, active transport, filtration, & colloid osmotic pressure in
describing movement of fluids and electrolytes.
2. Review osmolality and osmolarity as exp
MID-TERM EXAM REVIEW 2014
The N170 Mid-Term Exam will cover material from Lecture one through Lecture five. There will be some skillsrelated questions. These will be mentioned in the subject areas below. Be sure to answer all lecture objectives,
SENSORY DISTURBANCES: EYE
1) Review the anatomical structure and physiological components of the eye.
2) Review the location and function of "rods" and "cones," cornea, pupil, aqueous and vitreous humor,
iris, lens, retina, and canal of Schl
PATIENT FAMILY TEACHING
1. Discuss how to use nursing process as a framework for patient teaching.
3. Describe various types of teaching strategies.
4. Identify 4 goals of patient-family teaching (Lewis).
5. Identify principles of
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ALTERED SKIN INTEGRITY
1. Review the structures & function of each of the layers of skin.
2. Define the following terms related to skin lesions: macule, patch, papule, plaque, nodule, tumor,
vesicle, bulla, pustule, edema, wheal, abrasi
ROLE OF THE PROFESSIONAL NURSE
Role of the Professional Nurse
1. Discuss the meaning of "profession" and the implications of "being professional."
2. Define nursing as described by the American Nurses' Association (ANA), 1980.
3. Discuss co
PROBLEMS OF ACTIVITY & REST: IMMOBILITY
(SELF-LEARNING: READ, REVIEW & COMPLETE THIS STUDY GUIDE!)
Problems of Activity & Rest: Immobility (Self-Study)
1. Discuss at least 5 situations (causes) that may lead to partial or complete limitations in mobil
ALTERED PROTECTION: INFLAMMATORY PROCESS
1. List 5 cardinal manifestations of inflammation.
2. Describe the three stages of the inflammatory response.
3. List at least five common causes of inflammation.
4. Discuss vascular and cellular r
Student Lecture Notes: Nursing Process
Nursing Process Objectives:
1. Identify four major concepts essential to all views of nursing.
2. Describe what is meant by viewing the person as a "biopsychosocial being," and discuss the meaning
of the term "ho
Essential Minerals: Good Food Sources and Functions
VITAMIN NAME GOOD FOOD SOURCES MAJOR FUNCTIONS
Iron 0 Meat products, beans, 0 Hemoglobin and myoglobin
prune juice synthesis, electron transfer,
Calcium 0 Dairy products, canned
Eriksons Psychosocial Stages - Summary Chart
Birth to 18
18 months3 years
Shame & Doubt
1. Describe the 4 types of surgery.
2. Compare different types of anesthesia in common use and their effects on the patient.
3. Define and describe procedural sedation, discussing categories of drugs used and rationale
End of Life Care
N170 Nursing Process
Esther Gravis, RN, MSN, CPN
Barbara Belyea, RN, BSN
With major contribution by Alda Babusek RN, MS
TABLE OF CONTENTS
OBJECTIVES, ASSIGNMENT, & OUTLINE
GRIEF & LOSS THEORY NOTES.
GOALS FOR END O