December 16-17 power points

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Okay, here are the PDF versions of this weeks lectures.  I will be there it turns out on friday.  When you return from break the new instructor will be taking over, so you will need to find out from her how to get the power points!

Chapter30 Urinary Elimination


chapter29GI Insertion



Here are the Learning Objectives for each section.


Learning Objectives, Chapter 31, Bowel Elimination

On completion of this chapter, the reader will

1. Describe the process of defecation.

2. Name two components of a bowel elimination assessment.

3. List five common alterations in bowel elimination.

4. Name four types of constipation.

5. Identify measures within the scope of nursing practice for treating constipation.

6. Identify two interventions that promote bowel elimination when it does not occur


7. Name two categories of enema administration.

8. List at least three common solutions used in a cleansing enema.

9. Explain the purpose of an oil retention enema.

10. Name four nursing activities involved in ostomy care.


 Learning Objectives, Chapter 30, Urinary Elimination


On completion of this chapter, the reader will

1. Identify the collective functions of the urinary system.

2. Name at least five factors that affect urination.

3. List four physical characteristics of urine.

4. Name four types of urine specimens that nurses commonly collect.

5. List six abnormal urinary elimination patterns.

6. Identify three alternative devices for urinary elimination.

7. Define continence training.

8. Name three types of urinary catheters.

9. Describe two principles that apply to using a closed drainage system.

10. Explain why catheter care is important in the nursing management of clients with

retention catheters.

11. Discuss the purpose for irrigating a catheter.

12. Identify three ways of irrigating a catheter.

13. Define urinary diversion.

14. Discuss factors that contribute to impaired skin integrity in clients with a


15. Describe two age-related changes in older adults that may affect urinary

Learning Objectives, Chapter 15, Nutrition

On completion of this chapter, the reader will

1. Define nutrition and malnutrition.

2. List six components of basic nutrition.

3. List at least five factors that influence nutritional needs.

4. Discuss the purpose and components of a food pyramid.

5. Describe three facts available on nutritional labels.

6. Explain protein complementation.

7. Identify four objective assessments for determining a person’s nutritional status.

8. Discuss the purpose of a diet history.

9. List five common problems that can be identified from a nutritional assessment.

10. Plan nursing interventions for resolving problems caused or affected by nutrition.

11. List seven common hospital diets.

12. Discuss four nursing responsibilities for meeting clients’ nutritional needs.

13. Identify three facts the nurse must know about a client’s diet.

14. Describe and demonstrate techniques for feeding clients.

15. Explain how to meet the nutritional needs of clients with visual impairment or


Learning Objectives, Chapter 29, Gastrointestinal Intubation

On completion of this chapter, the reader will

1. Define intubation.

2. List six reasons for gastrointestinal intubation.

3. Identify four general types of gastrointestinal tubes.

4. Name at least four assessments that are necessary before inserting a tube nasally.

5. Explain the purpose of and how to obtain a NEX measurement.

6. Describe three techniques for checking distal placement in the stomach.

7. Discuss three ways that nasointestinal feeding tubes or their insertion differ from

their gastric counterparts.

8. Name two common problems associated with transabdominal tubes.

9. Define enteral nutrition.

10. Name four schedules for administering tube feedings.

11. Explain the purpose for assessing gastric residual.

12. Name five nursing activities involved in managing the care of clients who are

being tube-fed.

13. List four items of information to include in the written instructions for clients

administering their own tube feedings.

14. Name two nursing responsibilities for assisting with the insertion of a tungstenweighted

intestinal decompression tube.


Discuss at least three unique aspects of nutrition that apply to older adults.




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