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where does the legislation of nurse profession come from and who guides it?

comes from provincial government, guided by CNO

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what are the two legislation acts that govern nursing?

regulated health profession act and nursing act

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what is significant about regulated health profession act

13 controlled acts that are applied to all ontario self-regulated heath professionals, 3 under nursing

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what is significant about nursing act

has scope of practice, 3 controlled acts geared to nursing, defines different classes and nursing requirements

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what are the 3 controlled acts that nurses can perform?

1. Performing prescribed procedure below dermis 2. administer a substance by inhalation or injection 3. putting instrument, hand, finger beyond anal verge, labia majora, artificial opening 4. nasal passage 5. external ear canal 6.larynx 7. urethra

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how many classes are there withing the nursing act?

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what are the classes of registration?

1. general class, 2. extended class, 3. special assignment class 4. emergency class 5.temporary class 6. non-practicing class

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General class is?

RNs and RPNs

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temporary class is?

short term registration (6months), ppl who have met provincial requirement but not national

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special assignment class is?

short term registration, non-renewal class, can only practice within his/her scope with limitations under defined terms

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emergency assignment class is?

qualified RNs and RPNs, outside province, who has been asked from provincial government to issue certificates of in this class

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non-practicing class?

new this year, for current and previous members of general/extended class, not allowed to practice but can still use title

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extended class is?

RNs who have demonstrated competency to practice as Nurse practitioners

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what is canadian patient safety institute about?

describes the abilities that apply to all health care professionals

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what are some domain 1 examples from CPSI?

role-modelling, integrating safety practices to daily activities, commitment to communication, teamwork an quality.-> commitment to a just and non-punitive culture so that mistakes are viewed as opportunities for learning

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what are meta-paradigms?

provides framework that contains the broadest beliefs about nursing, health, environment and person

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what are the actions associated by the meta-paradigm?

1. assist person to meet health/illness need 2. enhance person capacity to manage health challenges 3. promote health and well-being at both individual and societal level 4. provide health care for those who can do for themselves 5. assist person in their response to illness or health threats 6. facilitate transition

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what is Carpers pattern of nursing knowledge?

empirical, esthetics, personal, ethics, emancipatory

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what is CASN?

canadian association of schools of nursing

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what is the purpose of CASN?

to promote scholarship and achievement of excellence in intellectual aspect and creative aspect

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what three areas does CASN look at?

research, teaching, practicing nursing

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under critical thinking there are 2 types of standards...

1.intellectual standards 2.professional standards

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while critically thinking; was is intellectual standards?

guidelines or principles that nurses use for rational thought, applied during nursing process, ensures that intellect is not haphazard

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what is the nurse process?

assessment, diagnosis, plan, implement, evaluation

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while critically thinking; was is professional standards?

ethical criteria which is evidenced based (RNAO) and for nursing judgement (CNA code of ethics)

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what is evidence-informed practice?

combination of best researched evidence, which includes clinical practice and other sources to produce best possible care for clients.

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what is the metaparadigm of the person refer to?

the individual, family, community

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what is CNO definition of client?

the individual, family, group, entire community, who require nurse expertise

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what is UNB metaparadigm of the person?

holistic being, dynamic, irreducible whole, who is unique and diverse - who is able to adjust and grow, self determining

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who are the three theorist?

Roy, Watson and Neman