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Clinical Nursing Skills

Review Questions

Clinical Nursing SkillsReview Questions

Review Questions

1 .
Florence Nightingale is considered the founder of ________, which emphasizes the healing of the whole person, including mind, body, and soul.
  1. caring nursing
  2. the seven ethical principles of nursing
  3. holistic nursing
  4. systems nursing
2 .
What ethical principle is defined as “acting in the best interest of patients and promoting their well-being”?
  1. fidelity
  2. beneficence
  3. justice
  4. nonmaleficence
3 .
The nurse’s ability to develop and implement appropriate actions or interventions based on the interpretation of the collected data and identified patient needs is the ________ step of the clinical judgment model.
  1. noticing
  2. interpreting
  3. responding
  4. reflecting
4 .
When a nurse takes a role centered around empowering individuals, families, and communities to take control of their well-being and make positive choices, this is known as ________.
  1. care planning
  2. health promotion
  3. role modeling
  4. community nursing
5 .
What is the purpose of integrating interdisciplinary theories with nursing theory and practice?
  1. to break down current nursing theories and dictate the formation of future nursing theory
  2. to assist in the development of nursing models and frameworks that guide the delivery of patient care, and help nurses understand and work better with the interdisciplinary team
  3. to discourage overreliance on nursing theory alone
  4. to encourage other disciplines to learn about nursing theory and integrate it into their practice
6 .
What is the importance of the evolution of nursing to include evidence-based practice (EBP)?
  1. The emergence of EBP has contributed to the scientific quality of nursing practice. It integrates research findings into nursing practice, ensuring that decisions are based on the best available evidence.
  2. EBP provides a scientific foundation for informed nursing practice and discourages the use of other, nonscientific issues such as cultural differences and patient preference in nursing practice.
  3. EBP ensures that nursing practice remains based in tradition and is not adaptable to changes in current scientific recommendations.
  4. EBP provides suggestions to nurses on improving patient care, but the nurse is still able to reject EBP in clinical practice if they disagree with it.
7 .
In the hierarchy of EBP, what are the strongest sources of evidence at the top of the hierarchy?
  1. randomized controlled trials (RCTs)
  2. one-on-one patient interviews
  3. case studies
  4. systematic reviews and meta-analyses
8 .
What type of nursing theories focus on describing and understanding the lived experiences of individuals in the context of health care?
  1. descriptive
  2. hierarchical
  3. prescriptive
  4. systems
9 .
Identifying potential patient concerns is a step in what part of the nursing process?
  1. assessment
  2. diagnosis
  3. implementation
  4. evaluation
10 .
What phase focuses on determining the effectiveness of the nursing interventions and the progress made toward achieving the established goals?
  1. assessment
  2. planning
  3. intervention
  4. evaluation
11 .
What is patient education an example of?
  1. direct care activity
  2. collaborative intervention
  3. indirect care activity
  4. systematic approach
12 .
What is the primary responsibility of The Joint Commission (TJC)?
  1. to enforce federal health regulations
  2. to provide accreditation for healthcare facilities and organizations based on guidelines and standards for best practices
  3. to ensure that patients receive the best care possible
  4. to provide licensing and certifications to healthcare professionals

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