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Chapter 1 Nursing Assistant

J Payne

Vocabulary Words

delegation a setting for people who require some help with daily care, but who need less than a long-term care facility offers.
team nursing people responsible for the care of both their children and aging relatives.
registered nurse (RN) method of care in which a nurse acts as a leader of a group of people giving care.
dementia polite, kind, considerate.
holistic the loss of mental abilities, such as thinking, remembering, reasoning, and communicating.
trustworthy the term for an illness or condition that is long-term or long-lasting.
activities of daily living (ADLs) care that involves the whole person; this includes his or her physical, social, emothional, and spiritual needs.
resident transferring authority to a person for a specific task.
policy a person living in a long-term care facility.
professionalism the group of people with different kinds of education and experience who provide resident care.
sub-acute care a registered nurse with advanced education who is able to see patients and write prescriptions.
empathetic to find a problem through a survey.
courteous a method, or way, of doing something.
care team care usually given for less than 24 hours to people who have had treatments or surgery.
sandwich generation a special equipment that helps a person whi is ill or disabled perform ADLs; also called adaptive devices.
chronic licensed nurse who has completed one to two years of education; LPN/LVN passes medications, gives treatments, and may supervise daily care of residents.
team leader a licensed nurse who has completed two to four years of education: RN's assess residents, monitor progress, provide skilled nursing care, give treatments, and supervise the care given by nursing assistants and other members of the care team.
licensed pratical nurse (LPN) answerable for one's actions.
first impression personal daily care tasks, including bathing, dressing, mouth care, hair care, toileting, and eating and drinking.
care team the order of authority within a facility.
home health care coordination of care for a resident over time, during which the care team is always exchanging information about the resident and working toward shared goals.
cite mixing children and the elderly in the same care setting.
accountable a course of action to be followed.
assistive devices 24-hour skilled care for temporary illnesses or injuries; generally given in hospitals and ambulatory surgical centers.
chain of command a nurse responsible for a team of healthcare workers.
assited living a legal term that means a person can be held responsible for harming someone else.
outpatient care the identification of a disease by its signs and symptoms and from the results of different tests.
nurse practitioner (CNP) guided by a sense of right and wrong; principled.
adult daycare a nurse in charge of a group of residents for one shift of duty.
inter-generational care care given in a nursing home or a hospital; used for people who need a higher level of care and observation than some long-term care facilities can give.
liability care given to adults at a facility during daytime work hours.
continuity of care the group of people with different kinds of education and experience who provide resident care.
acute care care that takes place in a person's home.
procedure the act of behaving properly for a certain job.
charge nurse (nurse-in-charge) deserving the trust of others.
diagnosis a way of classifying or categorizing people at the first meeting.
conscientious identifying with and understanding another's feelings.

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