Fundamentals in Nursing (Notes)

Fundamentals in Nursing is the foundation for all nurses. This covers the history, theories, basic skills , understanding nursing process applications and its essence and more.

A

Asepsis and Infection Control
Assessment – First Step in the Nursing Process
Assessment- Objective & Subjective Data
Assist Patient from the Bed to Chair or Wheelchair

 B

Back Care
Blood Transfusion Therapy
Bowel Elimination

 C

Care of the Dead
Caring
Changing a Central Line Catheter Dressing
Changing a Hospital Gown for a Client with an Intravenous Infusion
Changing Mainline IV Bag
Changing the Position of the Patient
Charting
Cleaning Bedpans and Urinals
Cleaning Sputum Cups
Communication
Communication in Nursing

 D

D5LRS (Lactated Ringer’s Solution) IV Fluid
 D5NM (Normosol-M) IV Fluid
 D5W (Dextrose 5% Water) IV Fluid
Diagnosis – Second Step in the Nursing Process
Diagnostic Tests
Documenting and Reporting

 E

Enemas
Ethico-Moral Aspects in Nursing
Evaluation
Evening Care of Patient

F

Family Structure

H

Hair Care
Hand Washing Technique
Hanging Main Line IV and Tubing
Head-To-Toe Assessment
Health
Health and Illness
Health and Wellness
Health Promotion Guidelines Across Lifespan
Historical Evolution of Nursing
History of Nursing in the Philippines
History of Nursing Periods
Hygiene and Comfort

I

Illness and Disease
Implementation
Indwelling Catheter Insertion ( Male and Female)
Intradermal Injection (Test for Drug Sensitivity)
Intramuscular (IM) Administration
IV Fluid/Solution Quick Reference Guide
D5LRS (Lactated Ringer’s Solution) IV Fluid
D5NM (Normosol-M) IV Fluid
D5W (Dextrose 5% Water) IV Fluid

L

Laboratory and Diagnostic Examination
Leavell and Clark’s Three Levels of Prevention
Lifting and Moving Patient from Bed
Loss and Grief

M

Making a Recovery or Anesthetic Bed (Post-Operative Bed)
Making an Occupied Bed
Making an Unoccupied Bed
Maslow’s Hierarchy of Basic Human Needs
Medication Administration
Medication Calculation
Metro Manila Development Screening Test (MMDST)
Moral Theories
Mouth and Teeth Care

N

Nasogastric and Intestinal Tubes
Nasal Gavage
Normal Values
Nursing as a Profession
Nursing Care of the Dying
Nursing Jurisprudence
Nursing Process
Nursing Theorist
Nutrition

O

Outcome Identification

P

Pain
Physical Examination
Planning
Preparing the Skin for a Surgical Operation
Private Duty Nursing: Roles and Responsibilities
Professional Adjustment or Negligence

R

Roles and Function of a Nurse

S

Sitz Bath
Stress
Surgical Dressing Technique
Surgical Suture Commonly Use Materials:Size and Techniques

T

The Nightingale Plegde
Theoretical Foundation of Nursing Overview
Theoretical Framework of Nursing Practice
Therapeutic Communication
Therapeutic Diet
Triage Principles
Tube Feeding
Turning or Changing Mattress with the Patient in the Bed

U

Urinary Catheterization
Urinary Elimination

V

Vaginal Irrigation (Douche)
Vital Signs
Vital Signs Checklist
Assessing Body Temperature
Assessing an Axillary Temperature
Assessing the Pulse

 

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