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1

What number constitutes how many working nurses there are in the U.S. today?

2.6 million

2

What are the three types of note taking strategies?

outlining, mapping, cornell

3

What are the four goals of nursing?

Prevent health, prevent illness, restore health, and facilitate coping

4

Ten classic criteria used as a standard to identify characteristics of a profession are?

Flexner's Criteria

5

Life long learning, identification of one’s self with a profession, responsibility and accountability, and promoting a profession are all examples of?

professional commitment

6

What education level is expected
to expand nursing knowledge through
research?

doctoral programs

7

A personal standard of what is right and wrong, good and bad, in a situation is defined as?

morality

8

HIPAA is a policy related to which ethical principle?

confidentiality

9

This entity signs amendments and bills into laws...

executive branch

10

Name two causes for nursing litigation.

-failure to use adequate precautions to protect against patient injury
-dysfunctional communication
-poor record keeping
-abandonment
-failure to teach
-using faulty equipment

11

What are the three payers of healthcare?

1. self-pay
2. employee insurance
3. government

12

What are the major components of
grand nursing theories?

person, health, environment, and nursing

13

These are the three elements in the definition of leadership...

power, others, and shared vision

14

What is one journal that AACN produces?

Journal of Professional Nursing

15

What government funded program funds 17% of all health services and provides health Insurance to citizens over the age 65 who worked at least 10 years?

Medicare

16

What are headache, tense muscles, and upset stomach all signs of?

test anxiety

17

What is a provision of a caring relationship that facilitates health and healing?

nursing

18

Inspiring members to be ethical and protecting society are all included in the purpose of this?

Code of Ethics

19

This is when duty to give care is ignored

abandonment

20

What phase of research involves collecting data and preparing data for analysis?

Empirical Phase

21

During the past 50 years, what has happened
life expectancy?

increased by 8 years

22

What is the leading cause of death in the U.S.?

Cardiovascular Disease

23

What age bracket are 50% of the poor
in the U.S. in?

Under 18, over 65

24

According to research, abortions in the U.S. have trended in what direction?

decreased by 33%

25

According to research statistics, what is the direction of the rate of Teen pregnancy?

decreasing

26

Radiology Technicians need to have more training in order to work with these specific radiology tests...

CT and MRI