NR 511/NR511 Final Exam Study Guide
NR511 Final Exam
⦁	Define diagnostic reasoning
-To solve problems, to promote health, and to screen for disease or illness all require a sensitivity to complex stories, to contextual factors, and to a sense of probability and uncertainty.
-Diagnostic reasoning can be seen as a kind of critical thinking. Critical thinking involves the process of questioning one’s thinking to determine if all possible avenues have been explored and if the conclusions that are being drawn are based on evidence. Diagnostic reasoning then includes a systematic way of thinking that evaluates each new piece of data as it either supports some diagnostic hypothesis or reduces the likelihood of others.
⦁	Discuss and identify subjective & objective data
-tells you in response to your questions.
-Includes ROS, CC, and HPI
-what you can see, hear, or feel as part of your clinical exam.
-It also includes laboratory data and test results.
⦁	Discuss and identify the components of the HPI
-O: Onset of CC
-L: Location of CC
-D: Duration of CC
-C: Characteristics of CC
-A: Aggravating factors for CC
-R: Relieving factors for CC
-T: Treatments tried for CC
-S: Severity of CC
⦁	Describe the differences between medical billing and medical coding
Medical coding: is the use of codes to communicate with payers about which procedures were performed and why.
-Medical billing: is the process of submitting and following up on claims made to a payer in order to receive payment for medical services rendered by a healthcare provider.