Chapter 30 - Hygiene
The simple act of bathing a patient is a vital and caring intervention.
Purposes of Bathing
Cleanses the skin
Acts as a skin conditioner
Helps to relax a person
Serves as musculoskeletal exercise
Case Study Ch. 20
You are a nurse caring for a wide variety of patients in a medicalsurgical unit.
Understanding the importance of effective communication in developing a helpingtrust
relationship with your patients, you continually strive
NUR 163-Concepts II: Catheterizing the Female Urinary Bladder: Esther Bailey
A. Learning Objectives
a. Identify variables that influence urination.
b. Assess urinary elimination, using appropriate interview questions and physical
body image: how a person experiences ones body
depersonalization: subjective experience of the partial or total disruption of ones
ego and the disintegration and disorganization of ones self-concept
false self: a sense of
Factors affecting safety
Toddler, elderly, etc.
High crime area
Ability to communicate
1. Florence Nightingale: Mother of nursing
a. Challenged prejudices against women
b. Established first training school for nurses
c. Elevated the status of nursing
d. Defined nursing as an art and a science. Technology helping patient leave hospita
Chapter 27 Complementary and Alternative Therapies
It is the most widely practiced medical system.
Illness is thought to originate in the spirit world.
The shaman or medicine man/woman accesses the spirit world to obtain information on the prope
Theories of Psychosocial Development
Eriksons (1963) developmental theory expanded from
Freuds work to include cultural and social influences in
addition to biologic processes. His psychosocial theory is
based on four major organiz
This is a spoiler for your final.
Review the questions at the back of your chapters in your book for all the chapters we covered. You will see
very similar questions similar to those in the book.
You will need to determine how many tablets you will give a
Medical Careers Institute Registered Nursing Program
NUR 162 Concepts I
clearance related to
thick mucus secretions
as evidence by patients
inability to move
secretions by coughing
and patient requirin
Final Exam Review
Chapter Review Questions
Chapter 1 Introduction to Nursing
1. A nurse is caring for a patient in the ICU who is being monitored for a possible cerebral
aneurysm following a loss of consciousness in the emergency room. The nurse anticipat
CASE STUDY #1
You are a nursing student attending clinical at a large, urban university hospital where you
engage in direct patient care with clinical instructor supervision. At the nurses station, you
overhear various nur