Final Nursing Exam
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A nurse demonstrates their knowledge of the patient’s
condition, recent laboratory tests and other elements that are vital in the patient’s recovery. The nurse is demonstrating
The most important way in which nurses can gain power
in all areas is through
Which of the following is a reason the State Board of
Nursing may revoke a nursing license?
- Conviction for a serious crime
- Demonstration of negligence
- Use of illegal drugs or alcohol during working hours
Nursing models vary in terminology and approach to
health care. What are the four concepts that are common to almost all nursing
client or patient, health, environment and nursing
Nursing education will need to prepare student for
more advanced critical thinking by exposing them to real life situations that
require the use of all of the following except:
Hospitals have attempted to slow the nurse turnover rate by doing which of the following:
Receiving Magnet Status certification
What is the definition of value?
Ideals or concepts that give meaning to the individual’s life
What ethical system does the quote “the end justifies the means” fit?
The Patient Self-Determination Act helps do what?
Requires institutions to inform clients of advance directives
Recently nursing standards have changed from standards of the local community to:
Four elements are required for a person to make a claim of negligence choose the one that does NOT belong:
Category IV injuries resulted from the breach of duty
Declarations of what is right or wrong and what ought to be
What is a common law?
- A law that has evolved from the decisions of
- previous legal cases that form a precedent.
An intentional tort is:
Generally defined as a willful act that violates another person's rights or property.
Which one is an act of invasion of privacy?
Giving out private client information over the telephone.
What are the two types of standard of care?
- External standards
- Internal standards
In the American Nurses Association Code of Ethics what
is the profession of nursing responsible for?
- Articulating nursing values, maintaining the integrity
- of the profession and its practice and for shaping social policy
What is the first thing that you give to your patient
if they are suspected to be having a heart attack?
When using APA format what is one of the mistakes that
Using personal pronouns
In the Utah Nurse Practice Rule what does “delegation”
Transferring to delegates the authority to perform a selected nursing task in a selected situation
In the Utah Nurse Practice Rule what does
unprofessional conduct include?
Failing to destroy a license which has expired
According to NANDA, the nursing diagnosis should have 3 parts. Which is not included in the nursing diagnosis?
When were nurses no longer required to wear nursing caps?
Which word goes with this definition: Fundamental standards of right and wrong that an individual learns and internalizes
_______ is the principle of truthfulness. It requires the heath-care provider to tell the truth and not to deceive or mislead the clients intentionally. Fill in the blank.
At what age can a child decide for themselves if they want to be an organ donor
___________ are ideals or concepts that give meaning
to the individual’s life.
A/An ____________________ is a situation that requires
and individual to make a choice between two equally unfavorable alternatives.
__________________________ is the requirement that
health-care providers do no harm to their clients, either intentionally or unintentionally
A/an ___________________ is a type of occupation that
meets certain criteria that raise it to a level above that of an occupation
____________________ (1820-1910) is universally
regarded as the founder of modern nursing
What are the two systems most directly concerned with ethical decision making in health care profession
In critical thinking, which of the following are examples of how fallacies happen
- a) Individuals stick to their own conclusions, regardless of the reasoning process.
- b) Subverting the critical thinking process and logic by abuse and personal attacks.
- c) Refusal to see lack of logic in reasoning and conclusions.
For the health professional to be legally protected, which of the following should be in the clients chart?
A DNR order
Which of the following is a reason the State Board of Nursing may revoke a nursing license?
- a) Unethical conduct.
- b) Willful violation of the NPA.
- c) Gross negligence
What is one of the most common fallacies seen in nursing
Conclusion does not follow from argument or premises.
When a person is in need of having their heart put
back into normal rhythm, what is used to do so?
AED - AUTOMATED EXTERNAL DEFIBRILLATOR
Where is the Liver located?
RUQ - RIGHT UPPER QUADRANT
This is used to indicate a condition, practice, or
When examining a patient with a light to dark red pressure sore on an area of their body, what are you going to do?
-The granting of credentials is considered?
This principle requires health care providers to tell the truth and to not deceive or mislead clients.
During a job interview you should try to avoid all of the following topics except.
Giving Immunizations is an example of:
Since the year 2000 approximately what percentage of nurses work in acute care hospitals
Put the following steps of 'ethical decision making' in order.
A. Collect, analyze and interpret data
B. Make the decision and act on it.
C. State the dilemma.
D. Consider the choices of action
E. Analyze that Advantages and Disadvantages of each course of action
- A. Collect, analyze and interpret data
- C. State the dilemma.
- D. Consider the choices of action
- E. Analyze that Advantages and Disadvantages of each course of action
- B. Make the decision and act on it.
Most nursing laws are:
Which action will NOT produce a malpractice law suit?
Questioning physicians orders when indicated (to large of medicine dose, inappropriate diet etc),
Critical thinking includes:
Learning about and evaluating clients value system even if you don't agree with them
The characteristics of critical thinking include all of the following BUT:
Rigid, bound by custom, and emotional
Which of the following defines what a profession is?
Someone working in a place where there are:
Duties that meet certain criteria that raise it to a higher level
Critical thinking is not
Based on intuition
MONA is used when a patient complains of symptoms of
An enlarged kidney
Surgery on the heart
Deontology is a system of ethical decision making based on moral rules and unchanging principles. This system is also known as the
What best defines Option Rights?
Rights that are based on a fundamental belief in the dignity and freedom of humans.
________ is the obligation of an individual to be faithful to
commitments made to him or herself and to others.
To analyze and understand any nursing model, it is important to look at the four main key concepts which are?
client, health, environment and nursing.
Their primary purpose is to maintain and improve the standards of
The National League for Nursing
During which part of the nursing process does the nurse collect
subjective and objective data using a nursing framework
This nursing model focuses heavily upon quality of life, and also that ones own health is their own responsibility
The Orem Self -Care Model
In the acronym COLDERRA, one of the R's stands for:
Characteristics, Onset, Location, Duration, Exacerbation, Radiation, Relief, Associated Signs & Symptoms,
The abbreviation BKA stands for
Below knee amputation
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