Exam 1 for Nursing 104

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a= 93-100 b=85-92.99 c=77-84.99 d=69-76.99 f=68.99 and below

Methods of Evaluation

exams=20% (3 exams) final exam=25% (1) participation=3% crosswords=2% (6)


  • excuses are required -1 unexcused absence = 2/3 (66%-F)

  • 2 unexcused absences = 0/3 (0%-F)


knowledge, skills, attitude = great nurse

Appeals Chain

1)Instructor 2)course/semester coordinator 3)BSN coordinator 4)department head 5) Associate Dean 6)Dean 7)university Ombudsman ALWAYS FOLLOW CHAIN

Interim Dean

Dr. Lisa Broussard, DNS, RN, CNE -warton room 202

Interim Associate Dean

Dr. Jennifer Lemoine, DNP, APRN, NNP-B

  • warton room 204

Interim BSN Department Head

Dr. Deedra Harrington, DNP, APRN, ACPN-BC -warton room 203-A

BSN coordinator

Dr. Tricia Templet, DNP, APRN, CPNP-PC, FNF_C -warton room 201

Polices that impact progression

-minimum grade of C in required classes -minimum overall GPA of 2.8 -students will permitted to enroll in any required course twice (withdrawals count)

Student Services

warton room 254 -advising- done all by student services -bulletin boards- read information

Lab resources

Ms. Cheryl Mack

  • simulation technologist/skills lab manager -critical care simulation lab (warton 215) -pediatric and neonatal sim lab (warton 216)

Lab resources 2

Ms. Mandy Helo -learning resource center (LRC) (warton 210, 217, 212) -pediatric and neonatal sim lab (warton 216) -nursing lockers

Computer and audio instruction

Ms. Laura Stelly -(warton 209) -cath simulator- IV start simulators other CAI (computer aid intruction)

Computer Lab

Ms. Amanda Menard -department of Nursing computer lab (warton 218) -50 computers

Wellness wednesday

-wednesdays in the fall/spring semesters from 9-3 -warton 115 -free health screenings (body fat, bone density, gearing, vision, blood glucose)

National student Nurses Association (NSNA)

-membership of 60000 nationwide -mentors the professional development of future RN's -facilitates their entrance into the nursing profession (educational resources, leadership opportunities, career resources)

UL stendent nurses association

faculty advisor- Amber Eaglin

Student Government Association (SGA)

represents the student body

Academic Success Center

-advising -career counseling -tutoring -lee hall room 115

American Nursing Association (ANA(

nursing is the protection, promotion, and optimization, of health and abilities, prevention of illness and injury, alleviation of suffering through the diagnosis and treatment of human response, and advocacy in the care of individuals, families, communities, and populations.

world health organization(WHO)

Nursing encompasses autonomous and collaborative care of indeviduals of all ages, families, groups and communities, sick or well, and in all settings. It includes the promotion of health, the prevention of illness, and the care of ill, disabled and dying people.

International Council of Nurses (ICN)

Nursing encompasses autonomous and collaborative care of individuals of all ages, families, groups and communities, sick or well and in all settings, Nursing includes the promotion of health, prevention of illness, and the care of ill, disables and dying people. Advocacy, promotion of a safe environment, research, participation in shaping health policy and in patient and health systems management, and education are also key nursing roles

professional nursing roles

care provider, educator and councilor, client advocate, change agent, leader and manager, researcher, coordinator of the interprofessional health care team.

Nontraditional Roles of Nursing

home and ambulatory care

Nurse Educator

-minimum of a masters degree in the specialty area in which they teach -must be competent in clinical practice at advanced generalist or specialist level -expectations of the role include teaching, scholarship, and service of the community

Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN)

-nurse practitioner (family, adult, pediatric, psychiatric/ mental health, women's health, emergency) -Clinical Nurse Specialist -Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist -Certified Nurse- Midwife

Nurse Practitioner

-taking histories -physical examinations ordering, preforming, interpreting diagnostic tests -prescribes medication and treatments, has prescriptive authority -education emphasizes pathophysiology and pharmacology

Clinical Nurse Specialist

-expert clinician -educator -consultant -researcher -administrator

Nurse Anesthetist(CRNA)

provides anesthesia and anesthesia-related care most often involving surgical procedures


-primary care providers of women's health (pregnancy, childbirth, postpartum period, care of the newborn, family planning, gynecological needs) -core occurs in homes, birthing centers, clinics, hospitals

Nurse Administrator or Nurse Executive

-knowledgeable about both the business of health care and the nursing profession -focuses on administration of health care systems to deliver services to patients -typically have master's degree

First nursing program in a collegiate setting

opened in 1909 at University of Minnesota

When did Yale have their first separate department of nursing that offered a BSN degree?


BSN requirements

-2 years of arts and sciences -2 years of nursing courses -completion of 126-136 credits

how many BSN courses were available in 2013?


Nurse Training Act of 1943

First instance of funding being used to support nurse training

Nurse Training Aft of 1964

President Lyndon B. Johnson signed this act into law in 1964. The act provided immediate assistance to everyone on the nursing field, including potential nurses and schools specializing in nursing. The act also appropriated funds of 300 million for nursing education

Nursing Code of Ethics

a central foundation used to guide nurses decisions and conduct

Essential Nursing Values and Behaviors

nursing values intensify as nurses grow through their career and face new challenges. The core values that form the foundation of the nursing profession are altruism, autonomy, human dignity, and social justice

American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN)

essentials of BSN education for professional practice (2008)

Louisiana State Board of Nursing

Louisiana state practice act

University of Louisiana at Lafayette SAC

nursing department mission statement

Institute of Medicine (IOM)

recognizes the essentiality if nursing in the success of reforming the US health care system

Healthy People

outlines goals for a broad-bases population health set by government agencies

American Nurses Association (ANA)

guides nurses in the application of their professional skills and responsibilities

Baccalaureate Outcomes and Competencies

identifies essential competencies and outcomes for practice, indicates that define competences, ways to learn competencies, and effective ways to document the learners achieve the competences


-suture pharmacopeia with more than 700 drugs -nurses use by kings


moses developed the mosaic code