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Clinical Nursing Skills

Review Questions

Clinical Nursing SkillsReview Questions

Review Questions

1 .
One of the most important contributions that Florence Nightingale made to the development of professional nursing was ________.
  1. the implementation of strict moral codes on female nurses
  2. the use of statistical data to drive evidence-based practice
  3. the use of herbal medicine as a treatment for various illnesses
  4. the use of interprofessional teams to provide care to patients
2 .
What is the purpose of emphasizing DEI in nursing education?
  1. to train nurses to identify minority populations
  2. to prepare nurses for a career in public health
  3. to produce culturally competent, compassionate, and equitable nurses
  4. to encourage all nurses on a team to share similar thoughts, beliefs, and behaviors
3 .
________ is the emotional and physical exhaustion that results from providing empathetic care to those experiencing trauma or suffering.
  1. Compassion fatigue
  2. Depression
  3. Burnout
  4. Moral distress
4 .
What is a fundamental idea patient-centered care?
  1. Part of the nurse’s role is to convince the patient to see things reasonably when it comes to making medical decisions for themselves.
  2. Patients are unique individuals with their own life experiences, values, and beliefs that impact their health and healthcare decisions.
  3. Concealing confusing information from the patient may be necessary to prevent them from mistakenly making the wrong decisions.
  4. It is ultimately up to medical professionals to determine what treatment and care the patient must have.
5 .
Why does patient-centered care lead to better treatment adherence?
  1. The majority of patients do not have the capacity to understand complex medical terms and decisions and instead benefit from having healthcare providers lead them in their decision-making process.
  2. Patients do best when their treatment options are communicated to them in the most general, least detailed way.
  3. Patients who are actively involved in their care, are able to make decisions for themselves, and have a good understanding of their conditions and treatment options are more likely to adhere to prescribed treatments and medication regimens.
  4. Patients feel more secure when trusted experts are determining and driving their care.
6 .
Why is transparency a crucial part of patient-centered care?
  1. Transparent communication ensures that patients have the necessary information to make autonomous decisions about their care.
  2. Transparency allows healthcare team members to access all of the patient’s medical records in order to find information that may convince the patient to make the correct decision when it comes to their treatment course.
  3. Transparency enables outside parties with an interest in the patient’s care to easily access the patient’s personal medical information.
  4. Transparency offers a way for healthcare providers to provide potentially distressing news to patients through other avenues instead of speaking directly to the patient themselves.
7 .
________ is the concept that patients have the right to make decisions about their own health care.
  1. Autonomy
  2. Allocation
  3. Self-care
  4. Self-determination
8 .
What is one of the benefits of patient-centered care?
  1. availability of generalized plans that can easily be applied to broad populations
  2. greater input from ancillary staff
  3. increased job satisfaction for nurses
  4. an increase in the number of available specialists
9 .
The purpose of the ANA Standards of Practice is to:
  1. provide nurses with legal practice guidelines specific to their state.
  2. deter nurses from thinking too far “outside of the box” and keep them focused on nursing duties.
  3. offer suggestions to nurses who are uncomfortable with their role.
  4. guide nurses in delivering safe, effective, and holistic care using a systematic approach and critical thinking.
10 .
Why does the Scope of Nursing Practice exist?
  1. to define the boundaries, responsibilities, and expectations of nursing professionals in their respective roles
  2. to guide nurses in delivering safe, effective, and holistic care using a systematic approach and critical thinking
  3. to specify punitive measures for nurses who operate outside of their scope of practice
  4. to ensure that nurses know they are not equivalent to physicians or advanced practice providers
11 .
Which of the five rights of nursing delegation remind the nurse to monitor the delegate’s performance of a task and to provide ongoing support, guidance, and feedback?
  1. right communication
  2. right supervision
  3. right person
  4. right circumstances
12 .
Why is the collaborative care approach considered especially beneficial for complex or chronic patients?
  1. It provides a comprehensive and coordinated approach to patient care.
  2. It moves these patients out of the system more quickly.
  3. It allows healthcare providers to make decisions for the patient more quickly.
  4. It allows for decision-making to help these patients live longer.
13 .
What is a fundamental principle of collaborative care?
  1. a lengthy referral process
  2. integrated scheduling
  3. provider-centered service
  4. comprehensive digitization of records
14 .
The ________ is an approach to patient care that emphasizes the importance of interdisciplinary teamwork and effective communication among healthcare professionals to provide holistic, patient-centered care.
  1. decision-making framework
  2. collaborative model
  3. integrated model
  4. simplified referral

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