Chapter 4 Nursing Licensure and Certification
The History of Nursing Licensure
Recognition: pins and registries
o Nursing pins
Symbolize the schools philosophy, beliefs, and aspirations
Evidence of achievement, learning, and skills
Finals Study Guide
Vitamin K injection- administered in doses of 0.5-1.0 mg
Nausea and vomiting associated with leukemia is treated with the use of serotonin-receptor antagonists
(end in etron) and are often combined with dexametha
Stages of Growth and Development
Middle Childhood (School
Birth to 12 months
Birth to 27 or 28 days
1 to 12 months
1 to 6 years
1 to 3 years
33. A parent asks the nurse whether her infant is susceptible
to pertussis. The nurse's response should be based on which
statement concerning susceptibility to pertussis?
Neonates will be immune the first few months.
If the mother has had the disea
Cardiac Diagnostic Tests
Records electrical activity; used to demonstrate heart rate
Computed tomography (CT)
Exercise stress test
Voluntary and involuntary admission
Assault vs. battery
1. What is admit criteria? Why is it used in the hospital?
2. What are codes?
3. What are patient rights?
4. What is meant by elopement?
5. How is the nurse a psychiatric case manager
Mental Health Study Guide:
o What defines mental health?
It is culturally defined
our culture values life and aging
Suicide in our society means one needs help, in other
countries mass suicide bomber may be considered a hero
1Recognize and define ones mental health as points on a continum.
- a conceptual line used to represent levels of mental health and mental illness that vary
from person to person and vary for a particular person overtime.
2. Understand and apply DSM V
Targeted Medical-Surgical Cardiovascular
The area where a nurse should inspect to find maximal impulse would be at the apical pulse.
Inspection of this location allows the nurse to assess for pulsations of the heart, which is