The analysis that tracks events leading to error, identifies faulty systems and processes, and develops a plan to prevent further error in a blame-free environment is called:
Nurses who learn about another person’s culture is enough to guarantee the nurse will have cultural awareness.
Using errors as learning opportunities is a key element in building which of the following?
Evidence-based practice is the practice of nursing in which interventions are based on data from research that demonstrates they are appropriate and successful.
Which of the following is considered the best preferred strategy to dealing with conflict?
Which statement made by a nursing student during a class on delegation indicates that the student needs additional study of the topic?
Which statement by a nurse manager during a staff meeting best demonstrates use of an assertive style of communication?
A physician writes a DNR order for a competent client. Which individual may give permission for this order?
A client asks what the Affordable Care Act is. What best explains this act?
Clients may develop this when they view that the nurse is an authority figure or expert in health-care matters.
Which is the principle upon which Nightingale’s spirituality was based?
Client Satisfaction is not another way to measure quality of care.
What is one disadvantage to the electronic health care system that health care workers are concerned about?
Which is not part of the role of the forensic correctional nurse?
The nurse identifies a problem list for the client. Which of the following phases of the nursing process is this a part of?
What is the federally funded national health insurance program in the United States for people older than 65 years?
T.S is a 75 year old man who sustained a left hip fracture after a fall. He is normally independent and lives at home with his wife who suffers from dementia. He currently requires a heavy assist of 2 to pivot transfer to a chair. He is not currently ambulating more than a few steps with a walker. His goal is to go back home to help care for his wife. Which of the following is the most appropriate hospital discharge plan for T.S.?
What is the primary reason some nurses have difficulty in their role of managing the needs of the elderly or dying client?
What is the most effective method nurses can use to gain power over nursing practice?
The establishment of a professional organization is one of the most important defining characteristics of a profession.
Why is heritage consistency important to cultural groups?
Identify the term used when a person lives with consciousness of a reality beyond what is knowable through the five senses and is aware of a transcendent reality.
True or False: Total quality improvement is based upon the organization with the higher-quality service that will capture a greater share of the market than competitors with lower-quality services.
Which of the following is not a reason the State Board of Nursing may revoke a nursing license?
What would be a characteristic of the ideal electronic health care record?
The type of reimbursement system that pays a fixed-rate based on diagnosis (or DRG) is called what:
Which of the following organizations provides nursing with a code of ethics?
Which of the following reasons is not a reason for the increasing use of alternative and complementary healing practices?
Identify the primary driving force behind the development and use of telehealth or telemedicine.
The establishment of a professional organization is insignificant in defining characteristics of a profession.
A registered nurse (RN) is assigned to a step-down coronary care unit with 20 clients in various stages of recovery. What is the primary consideration in assigning the unit staff that includes two RNs, two licensed practical nurses (LPNs), and one certified nursing assistant (CNA) or UAP (unlicensed assistive personnel) ?
What is acute care of sick persons that is provided in hospitals called?
Identify the characteristics of a task that is to be delegated that would require it to be assigned to an RN.
Evidence-based practice is the practice of nursing in which interventions are based on data from research that demonstrates that they are appropriate and successful.
Identify the health-care area in which the use of computers has improved the efficiency of care.
What is a major benefit for the elderly who now have easy access to and use of technology such as the Internet and smartphones?
This federally funded program is known for financing a large portion of maternal and child care for the poor.
What is the primary purpose for the development of the Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) project?
Which behavior indicates that a nurse, who is forced to confront a conflict situation, is using a submissive approach to communication?
What advantage does the electronic health record system have over traditional paper systems?
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