SEQUENCE FOR PUTTING ON
PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT (PPE)
The type of PPE used will vary based on the level of precautions required, such as standard and contact, droplet or
airborne infection isolation precautions. The procedure for putting on and rem
HEALTH ASSESSMENT AND THE PHYSICAL EXAM
Evaluate the patients present state of health
Identify new patient problems and a plan of care
Gather baseline data about the patients general health (subjective vs. objective)
Initiate clinical decisions to
1 of 2
he Occupational Safety and Health Administration
(OSHA) adopted the Bloodborne Pathogens standard in 1991, requiring exposure control plans
and outlining safety and protection measures (engineering controls)
March 11, 2015
What is ageism?
Ageism is a form of discrimination and prejudice,
particularly experienced by senior citizens
Age discrimination is nothing new, but it is a
serious issue with senior citizen care these d
Liz Hopkins, MSN, RN
DCC-CSN Nursing I
The invasion and multiplication of microorganisms in body tissues, which may be
clinically unapparent or result in local cellular injury due to competitive
Hopkins Help & Strategies
for Testing Success
There are 3 steps to answering test questions in nursing school:
1. Figure out what the problem is and analyze the information given with that
2. Determine WHAT the questions is asking you to DO with o
Excess fluid volume related to
mechanism (renal failure)
possibly evidenced by pulmonary
(Patient has CHF)
Risk for decreased
cardiac output related
to heart rate of 98 and
B/P of 180/86
TEACHING & LEARNING
CHF & new
will have toshell
Health Care Systems Policy
Health Care Policy
Actions, nonactions, directions, and/or guidance related to health that are decided by governments or
other authorized entities.
Concept definition for CSN
Who can get health care
The Sensory System:
Eye and Ear Disorders
By Scott Durling
Chapters 26 & 27
Delgado Community College
Outer protective layers, also referred to as fibrous coat
Sclera: White and opaque in color, made of fibrous connective tissu
Neuro Test #3
The Neurologic System:
(PPT & TXTBOOK)
Central Nervous System (CNS):
What does the CNS consist of?
o Largest division of the brain
o Enables individual to reason, function intellectually, express personality an
Chapter 26- 27
CHAPTER 26 (POWERPOINT MAINLY)
What determines the internal pressure of the eye?
- The amount of aqueous humor present
What protect the eyeball?
- The bony orbit
What are the function of the Eyelashes?
Neuro Test #3
Care of Patients with Disorders of the Brain
PPT & TXTBOOK
Seizure Disorder and Epilepsy p.523:
What is a seizure?
- An episode of excessive and abnormal electrical activity in the brain that is manifested
Neuro Test # 3
Care of Patients with Head and Spinal Cord Injuries
PPT & TXTBOOK
What is the leading cause of head injuries?
- Motor Vehicle Accidents
What happens when a depressed skull fracture occurs?
CVA Stroke and TIA
1. PN student will describe the incidence of and risk factors for stroke.
- More than 795,000 first and repeat strokes occur in the US each year.
- Leading cause of disability and the third lead
The Gastrointestinal System
Textbook & PowerPoint
1. Identify three major causative factors in the development of disorders of the
a. Psychological and emotional stresses greatly influenc
Nursing Care Plan:
Care of the Patient with Renal Lithiasis
1. If the UAP is unable to get vital signs from Mr. Simpson because he keeps pacing around
and cant sit still for a blood pressure, I would visit Mr. Simpsons room to ac
Chapter 18 Highlights:
Low blood levels of good cholesterol (high-density lipoprotein [HDL]) appear to
be a stronger predictor of heart disease in women than in men, particularly in the
over-65 age group. High blood levels of triglycerides are another par
Chapter 30 Assisting with Bowel Elimination:
Which structures of the intestinal system are involved in Waste Elimination?
- small intestine( duodenum, jejunum, ileum)
- large intestine( the ascending colon, transverse colon, descending colon,