Potter.perry.ch1.nclex

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  1. The nurse practices nursing in conformity with the code of ethics for professional registered nurses. This code:
    A) Protects the client from harm
    B) Ensures identical care to all clients
    C) Improves self-health care
    D) Defines the principles by which nurses' provide care to their clients
    D) Defines the principles by which nurses' provide care to their clients
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  2. An 18-year-old woman is in the emergency department with fever and cough. The physician asks the nurse to measure vital signs, auscultate lung sounds, listen to heart sounds, determine the level of comfort, and collect blood and sputum samples for analysis. The nurse is performing what aspect of practice?
    A) Diagnosis
    B) Evaluation
    C) Assessment
    D) Implementation
  3. C) Assessment
  4. A client is wheezing and short of breath. The physician orders a medicated nebulizer treatment now and in 4 hours. The nurse is providing what aspect of care?
    A) Evaluation
    B) Planning
    C) Implementation
    D) Assessment
    C) Implementation
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  5. The nurse is caring for a client with end-stage lung disease. The client wants to go home on oxygen therapy and be comfortable. The family wants the client to undergo a new surgical procedure. The nurse explains the risk and benefits of the surgery to the family and discusses the client's wishes with the family. The nurse is acting as the client's:
    A) Manager
    B) Caregiver
    C) Educator
    D) Advocate
    D) Advocate
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  6. Evidence-based practice is defined as:
    A) A problem-solving approach to clinical practice based on best practices
    B) Scholarly inquiry embodied in the nursing and biomedical research literature
    C) Quality nursing care provided in an efficient and economically sound manner
    D) Nursing care based on tradition
    A) A problem-solving approach to clinical practice based on best practices
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  7. The examination for the registered nurse (RN) licensure is exactly the same in every state in the United States. This examination:
    A) Provides a minimal standard of knowledge for practice
    B) Ensures standard nursing care for all clients
    C) Ensures that honest and ethical care is provided
    D) Guarantees safe nursing care for all clients
    A) Provides a minimal standard of knowledge for practice
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  8. Advanced practice nurses (APNs) generally:
    A) Work in the university setting
    B) Function as unit directors
    C) Work in acute care settings
    D) Function independently
    D) Function independently
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  9. Nursing practice in the twenty-first century is an art and science that is centered on:
    A) The client
    B) Cultural diversity
    C) The nursing process
    D) The health care facility
    A) The client
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  10. Who acted to decrease mortality by improving sanitation in the battlefields, which resulted in a decline in illness and infection?
    A) Florence Nightingale
    B) Clara Barton
    C) Lillian Wald
    D) Dorothea Dix
    A) Florence Nightingale
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  11. The professional nurse responsible for increasing respect for the individual and awareness of cultural diversity was:
    A) Harriet Tubman
    B) Mary Adelaide Nutting
    C) Mary Mahoney
    D) Isabel Hampton
    C) Mary Mahoney
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  12. The document that developed goals and objectives to meet the health of the public is known as:
    A) Notes on Nursing
    B) Nursing Principles and Practice 2010
    C) Healthy People 2010
    D) Last Acts Campaign
    C) Healthy People 2010
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  13. A nurse who uses critical thinking in the decision-making process to provide effective quality care to individuals is known as:
    A) An evidence-based practitioner
    B) An advanced care nurse
    C) A member of a multidisciplinary practice
    D) A clinical decision maker
    D) A clinical decision maker
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  14. Which of the following assures clients that they will receive quality care from a competent nurse?
    A) Standards of care
    B) Nurse Practice Act
    C) Accreditation certification
    D) National council licensure
    A) Standards of care
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  15. The licensure and practice of nursing is regulated by:
    A) The Nurse Practice Act
    B) The certification examination
    C) The NCLEX-RN
    D) The ANA Congress for Nursing
    A) The Nurse Practice Act
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  16. A nurse who has filled a position on the same unit for 2 years understands the unit's organization and the care of the clients on that nursing unit. Benner defines this nurse as able to anticipate nursing care and to formulate long-range goals; this nurse is given the title:
    A) Expert nurse
    B) Proficient nurse
    C) Advanced beginner
    D) Competent nurse
    D) Competent nurse
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  17. An APN is the most independently functioning of all professional nurses. All of the following are examples of a clinically focused APN except:
    A) Nurse specialist
    B) Care provider
    C) Case manager
    D) Nurse practitioner
    D) Nurse practitioner
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  18. An APN is pursuing a job change. Which of the following positions would the APN be unable to fill without meeting additional criteria?
    A) Nurse educator
    B) Case manager
    C) Nurse manager
    D) Certified registered nurse anesthetist
    D) Certified registered nurse anesthetist
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  19. Which of the following professional organizations was created to address concerns of members in the nursing profession?
    A) NIH
    B) PHA
    C) NLN
    D) MSN
    C) NLN
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  20. Contemporary nursing requires that the nurse possess knowledge and skills to carry out a variety of professional roles and responsibilities. Examples include which of the following? (Select all that apply.)
    A) Autonomy and accountability
    B) Advocacy
    C) Provision of bedside care
    D) Health promotion and illness prevention
    • A) Autonomy and accountability
    • B) Advocacy
    • C) Provision of bedside care
    • D) Health promotion and illness prevention
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