There are two types of data collected during a patients health assessment.
Data collected can be used to make a client database. A client database is a profile which is the
primary source for the patients overall health st
Exam Techniques for Gas Exchange Assessment
-anterior chest: Inspect the shape and symmetry of the chest
-observe respiratory rate, depth and rhythm
-observe for any abnormal breathing problems:
measures the electrical
signals that control
heart rhythm. The test
measures how electrical
impulses move through
the heart muscle as it
contracts and relaxes.
translates the heart's
electrical activity into line
tracings on paper.
NRS 315 final Exam, Spring 2015-67?s, 4-5 math
What does a Family Assessment assess for?
List traits/behaviors found in families with dysfunctional family dynamics. P.24
what would u say to a pt who is under stress and doesnt know how to cop
Interview/ Therapeutic Communication
The Three Phases of an Interview:
1. INTODUCTORY PHASE
-The nurse will introduce him/herself to the client
-Explain the purpose of the interview, and discuss types of questions that will be
-Inform the client re
Stages of Labor
beginning of regular contractions or rupture of membranes to 10cm cervical dilation
-referred to as stage of dilation, begins with onset of regular contracts and ends
with complete dilation of cervix. Contractions start slowly a
Pharmacology: PRM Week 1
Concept 5: Motivation:
-explains the influences on peoples beliefs and actions.
-Stimulation towards action, or obtain goals.
1. Motivation improves and facilitates learning, which is important when considering change and
Module: Self Care
Concept: The Scope and Standards of Practice of the American Holistic Nurses
Association (AHNA) reiterates the necessity of nurses being on their own healing journeys if
they are to be instruments of healing as they partner with other
Running head: EBP CONCEPT EXEMPLAR
EBP Concept Exemplar
EBP CONCEPT EXEMPLAR
The exemplar of qualitative research meets the criteria of the main concept of evidence in
nursing because it is one of the ways that nursing researchers ca
1. The nurse is assessing a patient to distinguish between dementia and delirium, which factors are
unique to delirium?
2. What should the Nurse assess FIRST when evaluating memory impairment in a client with
3. The nurse wants to test a
-General Survey/ Level of consciousness.
-Oropharynx for gag reflex and soft pallet movement.
-Peripheral sensation of light touch and pin prick.
-Smell with an alcohol wipe.
-Eyes for extraocular movement.
-Gait for smoothness and coordi
The Nursing Process has 5 steps, they are as follows:
-An assessment consists of a collection of data relating to client.
-An analysis of the data collected to identify a clients needs or problems.
Components of Health History
1. Biographical Data
Demographic Information: Identifying data
Name, address, contact info.
Birth date, age
Occupation, employment status
Emergency contact info
Family, others li
PRM Week 4
Physical assessment techniques
-INSPECTION: performing deliberate purposeful observations in a syst3matic manner. It uses
the senses of smell, hearing, and sight.
-PALPATION: an assessment technique that uses sense of touch. The hands and finge
Nutrition Assessment PRM
Components of Nutritional Assessment
Subjective and Objective Questions
-Are you taking any supplements?
-How is your diet?
=What types of things do you eat?
-Describe a typical day how does it go for you, when do you eat and what
Peripheral Vascular System
Blood Pressure Cuf
INSPECTION AND PALPATION
-Inspect jugular veins with the client in bed with the head of the bed at a 30 to 45 angle to assess for
right-sided heart failure.
NUB 210: Fundamentals Final Exam
Stress & Coping
- stress: process beginning with event that evokes a degree of tension or anxiety
stress emerges when an individual considers the event as a threat and the ability to be overwhelming
can be ph
Fundamentals Quiz One Lecture
1. What is nursing?
a. Providing care
b. Promoting health
c. Educating patients
e. Prolonging life
2. Where is nursing practiced?
a. Hospitals, community, patient homes, assisted living, schools group homes
Fundamentals Quiz 2
Documentation and Informatics:
1. Health Care documentation
a. Any written or electronic document on a patient includes:
i. Describes patient
ii. Describes the patients health
iii. Describes care and services provided
iv. Includes date
THE NURSING PROCESS
AND DRUG THERAPY
1. List the five phases of the nursing process.
2. Identify the components of the assessment process for
patients receiving medications, including collection and
analysis of subjective a
NRS 335: Research
Discuss how findings can contribute to evidence and
change in practice
Identify questions to consider when appraising studies
Discuss the development of clinical practice guidelines
Week 1/2 discussion
Each of the following organizations has a web site that you should visit. Review each site, then identify
who the key players are (who may this site affect or who may refer to this information) and the purpose
of the orga
NUB 210: Immobility Module
1. What are the effects of immobility on the Cardiovascular System?
2. The patient is at Risk for: (complications)
3. What will the nurse assess?
4. What nursing interventions will the nurse plan to preven
During this lecture you will see a stop sign
at the bottom of some of the slides. This
indicates you should stop and think about
the questions and write down an answer
prior to moving to clicking the Next button to
Visit the website for the Administration on Aging (
Click on Aging Statistics and pick a topic
Report on 3 facts that surprised you about the Older
Categorizing the Aging Population
Young-Old: 65 to 74 ye