1 >>The concepts of space, time, and waiting are: ?
- (A) Religious
- (B) Cultural
- (C) Economic
- (D) Ethnic
2 >>The condition of judging a person or situation before all the facts are known is called: ?
- (A) Hatred
- (B) Abuse
- (C) Prejudice
- (D) Stereotype
3 >>Homelessness is being blamed, in part, on: ?
- (A) Deinstitutionalization
- (B) Access to community services
- (C) Mental illness
- (D) All of the above
4 >>Nurses who care for patients who are homeless understand that in the United States: ?
- (A) Homelessness is classified as a mental illness.
- (B) Approximately one-third of the homeless are mentally ill.
- (C) All the homeless have some form of mental illness.
- (D) People must be mentally ill to choose to be homeless.
5 >>A patient is admitted with the diagnosis of paranoid behavior. The patient claims to be of a religion requiring the wearing of very heavy necklaces. You research the religion and determine this to be true,but the patient has been seen violently flinging a necklace at his or her roommate. Your best nursing action is: ?
- (A) Call an assistance code.
- (B) Remove all religious items.
- (C) Do nothing: it is his or her religious right.
- (D) Enlist the assistance of a religious representative to negotiate removal of the item(s) in question.
6 >>Parents accompany their ill 8-year-old child to the clinic. The child was diagnosed last month with type 1 diabetes and is insulin dependent. The parents admit they are not administering the insulin, as their religious beliefs do not allow foreign substances in any form for any reason. A check of the patient’s chart clearly indicates that diabetes teaching had been done with this family unit at last month’s visit. Your initial nursing action is: ?
- (A) Report the parents for child endangerment, as nurses are mandatory reporters.
- (B) Inform the parents that this child could die without the required insulin.
- (C) Leave the room and call a doctor or RN to the room stat.
- (D) Collect information pertaining to what the religion would allow and facilitate discussion with the doctor.
7 >>When collecting data during an intake interview, the nurse understands: (select all that apply) ?
- (A) Most homeless people are unemployed.
- (B) Culture is a shared belief system.
- (C) Prejudice exists within the health-care delivery system.
- (D) There is no correlation between mental illness and the condition of homelessness.
8 >>Language, country of origin, and skin color define: ?
- (A) Religion
- (B) Culture
- (C) Ethnocentrism
- (D) Ethnicity
9 >>Diana Baumrind describes authoritative parenting as: ?
- (A) The child has little or no voice in any of the family’s decisions.
- (B) The parents are always reminding the child that they are the parents.
- (C) The child has a minimum amount of guidelines.
- (D) The child has rules and has limits set.
10 >>The most common reasons for homelessness include: (select all that apply) ?
- (A) Economic setbacks
- (B) Mental health
- (C) Major health expenses
- (D) Desire to live independently
11 >>The nursing process is a method for: ?
- (A) Systematic organization and implementation of patient care
- (B) Documenting patient needs
- (C) Differentiating the RN role from the LPN/LVN role
- (D) Data collection
12 >>You are assisting in collecting data on a new patient in your unit. The physician suspects alcohol abuse. You want to learn the patient’s history and frequency of alcohol use. Your best choice for collecting these data might be to ask: ?
- (A) “Do you use alcohol?”
- (B) “How often do you get drunk?”
- (C) “How many times a week would you say you drink alcohol?”
- (D) “Why do you use alcohol? It’s bad for you.”
13 >>When conducting patient teaching, the best method to evaluate the success of the patient is: ?
- (A) Lecture
- (B) Redemonstration
- (C) Implementation
- (D) Assessment
14 >>The mental status exam takes place in what part of the nursing process? ?
- (A) Assessment
- (B) Plan
- (C) Implementation
- (D) Evaluation
15 >>Which of the following are components of the planning part of the nursing process? (select all that apply) ?
- (A) Short-term goals
- (B) Long-term goals
- (C) Subjective
- (D) Objective
16 >>According to ANA, the RN is the primary person for developing this part of the care plan: ?
- (A) Nursing diagnosis
- (B) Implementation/interventions
- (C) Evaluation
- (D) Assessment
17 >>Which of the following is/are part of the principles of teaching? (select all that apply) ?
- (A) Being flexible
- (B) Evaluate the learning
- (C) Teach without a teaching plan
- (D) Know the patient
18 >>The Mental Health Status Examination includes: (select all that apply) ?
- (A) Memory
- (B) Judgment
- (C) Level of awareness and orientation
- (D) Mood and affect
19 >>NANDA is responsible for: ?
- (A) Interventions
- (B) Implementation
- (C) Appearance
- (D) Nursing diagnosis
20 >>Dianne was sitting in her hospital bed holding the orange given to her to practice her insulin injections. When the nurse entered the room, Dianne asked when she was going to inject herself instead of the orange. This statement indicates that Dianne is ready for: ?
- (A) Discharge to home
- (B) More time injecting the orange
- (C) Informal teaching
- (D) Formal teaching