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Advancing Your Career Concepts In Professional Nursing by Rose Kearney Nunnery – Test Bank

 

 

Sample  Questions

 

Chapter 1. Your Professional Identity

 

Multiple Choice

Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.

 

____    1.   Which of the following is not a characteristic of a profession?

A. Authority
B. Leadership
C. Systematic theory
D. Professional culture

 

 

____    2.   The definition by Kerlinger and Lee (2000) as a “a set of interrelated constructs (concepts), definitions, and propositions that present a systematic view of phenomena by specifying relations among variables, with the purpose of explaining and predicting the phenomena” is a:

A. Systems theory
B. Profession
C. Key concept
D. Theory

 

 

____    3.   The correct definition of a paradigm used by professionals in a scientific community consists of the belief system shared by members of that particular community and includes:

A. Conducting research, phenomena, and practicing the profession
B. The code of ethics, the practice of the profession, and conducting research
C. Practice of the profession, conducting research, and the standards of practice
D. Evidence-based practice, practice of the profession, and conducting research

 

 

____    4.   Which of the following is not one of the five competencies for a health-care professional?

A. Evidence-based practice
B. Continuing education
C. Patient-centered care
D. Informatics

 

 

____    5.   The spiritual, emotional setting(s) or climate in which the person lives, plays, and interacts as well as the social, physical setting describes:

A. A patient
B. A profession
C. An ethical code.
D. An environment

 

 

____    6.   Which of the following is not a main concept of a metaparadigm?

A. Human beings
B. Theory
C. Health
D. Nursing

 

 

____    7.   Which of the following does the code of ethics for nurses not address?

A. Behavior with medical professionals
B. Behavior with clients
C. Behavior with colleagues
D. Behavior with patient advocates

 

 

____    8.   Which of the following is not part of the Standards of Professional Performance?

A. Systemic theory
B. Education
C. Communication
D. Leadership

 

 

____    9.   The judgment and self-governing within one’s scope of practice is part of:

A. Evidence-based practice
B. Knowledge base
C. Code of ethics
D. Leadership

 

 

True/False

Indicate whether the statement is true or false.

 

____    1.   A philosophy of nursing is the medical profession’s belief system.

 

____    2.   The professional nurse is concerned with safe and effective care beyond the treatment facility with such things as the environment, health, and human beings.

 

____    3.   Community sanction occurs through rules and regulations, expectations for practitioners, and professional code of ethics.

 

____    4.   Informal groups exist within each formal group, providing further professional collegial inclusiveness.

 

____    5.   Continuing education is not part of the code of ethics.

 

____    6.   Evidence-based practice is the separation of clinical expertise and rules and regulations.

Chapter 3. Evolution and Use of Formal Nursing Knowledge

 

Multiple Choice

Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.

 

____    1.   The author who wrote about the first ideas of what formal nursing knowledge consisted of was:

A. Neuman
B. Nightingale
C. Parse
D. Henderson

 

 

____    2.   Which of the following can be interchanged with the term conceptual model?

A. Conceptual framework
B. Paradigm
C. Conceptual system
D. All of the above

 

 

____    3.   Which of the following systems is not part of King’s conceptual model that concentrates on individuals?

A. Personal system
B. Interpersonal system
C. Coping system
D. Social system

 

 

____    4.   Which of the following is not a subsystem of a behavioral system model?

A. Despondency
B. Attachment
C. Sexual
D. All of the above

 

 

____    5.   Which of the following does a nurse not examine to determine the existence of a problem?

A. Information to the degree the behavior is purposeful, orderly, and predictable.
B. Past and present family and patient behavioral system histories
C. Patient’s philosophies, medical goals, and family history
D. Information on structural components of a subsystem

 

 

____    6.   Which of the following is not an element of a subsystem?

A. Choice
B. Diagnostic plan
C. Drive or goal
D. Action

 

 

____    7.   The components of the interaction-transaction process are:

A. Judgment
B. Reaction
C. Perception
D. All of the above

 

 

True/False

Indicate whether the statement is true or false.

 

____    1.   Henderson maintained that the function of nursing is to help individuals, sick or well; to perform those activities contributing to health or its recovery (or to peaceful death) that they would perform unaided if they had the necessary strength, will, or knowledge; and to do so in such a way as to help those individuals gain independence as soon as possible.

 

____    2.   Conceptual models of nursing clarify the realm of nursing responsibilities and accountability.

 

____    3.   Roy’s adaptation model, Johnson’s behavioral system model, and Levine’s conceptual model are just some of the conceptual models of nursing recognized by the profession.

 

____    4.   The two diagnostic classifications of problems are intersystem problems and internal subsystem problems.

 

____    5.   Protection, medical diagnosis, and stimulation are the functional requirements necessary for each subsystem.

 

____    6.   In Johnson’s behavioral system model, affiliative is the security needed for survival as well as social inclusion, intimacy, and formation and maintenance of social bonds.

 

____    7.   When nurses select a conceptual model or nursing theory for their professional practice it is important for them to compare their own beliefs and values to the philosophical claims underlying the conceptual model they select.

 

____    8.   Trophicognosis is a formulation of nursing care judgment arrived at by the deductive reasoning process.

Chapter 5. Evidence-Based Practice

 

Multiple Choice

Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.

 

____    1.   “The use of clinical expertise and interventions that are based on evidence of efficacy for client outcomes and the preferences of the clients served” relates to

A. Medical review
B. Research
C. Evidence-based practice
D. Statement of purpose

 

 

____    2.   The purpose of research is to generate scientific knowledge:

A. That is used to influence practice
B. That helps nurses advance their career
C. Is used to support the concept of “do no harm”
D. All of the above

 

 

____    3.   The first person to conduct professional research was:

A. Becker
B. Giger and Davidhar
C. Corbin
D. Nightingale

 

 

____    4.   Nightingale is important because she was:

A. The first female in the health profession
B. The first health professional to conduct research
C. The health professional who generated the code of ethics
D. Responsible for the central concept of “do no harm”

 

 

____    5.   Which of the following is not vital to nursing research?

A. Demonstrating the efficacy and efficiency of nursing actions
B. Developing appropriate nursing interventions
C. Investigating the domain of nursing
D. Testing discoveries and interventions

 

 

____    6.   Which of the following is not one of the four basic patient human rights?

A. Distribution of results
B. Self-determination
C. Privacy and confidentiality
D. Full disclosure

 

 

____    7.   A professional nurse is responsible for:

A. Actively consuming nursing research
B. Selecting ethical research designs
C. Critiquing all medical research
D. All of the above

 

 

____    8.   The fourth step of the scientific method is:

A. Collection of data
B. Description of theoretical framework
C. Analysis of data interpretation
D. Statement of hypothesis

 

 

____    9.   The correct order of the first three steps in the scientific method is:

A. Description of theoretical framework, full disclosure, and statement of purpose
B. Statement of purpose, identification of the problem, and statement of hypotheses
C. Identification of the problem, statement of purpose, and review of the literature
D. Statement of hypothesis, selection of research design, and review of literature

 

 

____  10.   “The conversion of research findings from primary research results, through a series of stages and forms, to impact on health outcomes by way of EB care” is the definition of:

A. Medical research
B. Scientific investigation
C. Hypotheses
D. Knowledge transformation

 

 

____  11.   In a critique, it is important for the reader to:

A. Critically examine all the aspects of the report
B. Criticize all components of the report
C. Critically determine reliability of the report’s findings
D. Publish the critique’s conclusions

 

 

____  12.   The main issue that the researcher addresses in the investigation is called the:

A. Critique
B. Hypotheses
C. Research problem
D. Research design

 

 

True/False

Indicate whether the statement is true or false.

 

____    1.   Reliability relates to measuring the variable of interest in the proper manner.

 

____    2.   Observations are a form of research measurements.

 

____    3.   Inferential statistics cannot be used to make inferences.

Chapter 7. Critical Thinking

 

Multiple Choice

Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.

 

____    1.   Which of the following is true?

A. Critical thinking is necessary when taking a patient’s history.
B. A nurse’s daily actions are generally complex, ambiguous, and particular.
C. Critical thinking is necessary in determining a health-care plan.
D. All of the above.

 

 

____    2.   Which of the following researchers defined critical thinking as the “art of thinking about your thinking while you are thinking in order to make your thinking better: more clear, more accurate and more defensible”?

A. McPeck
B. Facione
C. Paul
D. Schuster

 

 

____    3.   According to Dewey, reflective thinking includes

A. Active, persistent, and careful consideration of belief and/or knowledge put forth as true
B. Deduction, induction, and evaluation
C. A response to what is, and not to what may yet be
D. All of the above

 

 

____    4.   Which of the following is true?

A. Critical thinking is essential for professional nursing.
B. Reflective but not reactive thinking is essential in critical thinking.
C. Aristotle was one of the earliest philosophers to addressed critical thinking.
D. All of the above

 

 

____    5.   What does the idea of a focused, rational analysis of existing knowledge with very specific steps describe?

A. Reactive thinking
B. Critical thinking
C. Reflective thinking
D. Reductive thinking

 

 

____    6.   Which of the following is true?

A. Reactive thinking relies on grounds of support for a supposed knowledge and/or belief.
B. Reduction is a central aspect of critical thinking.
C. Reflective thinking looks at the underlying support for a proposed belief or knowledge.
D. None of the above

 

 

____    7.   Scientific reasoning includes:

A. Problem identification
B. Hypothesis
C. Data collection
D. All of the above

 

 

____    8.   What type of reasoning includes problem identification, data collection, and hypothesis testing?

A. Reactive reasoning
B. Scientific reasoning
C. Evaluative reasoning
D. All of the above

 

 

____    9.   Deduction and assumption identification are particularly central to:

A. Critical thinking
B. Reflective reasoning
C. Reflective thinking
D. Analytic thinking

 

 

____  10.   In nursing, critical thinking must be:

A. Cultivated
B. Organized
C. Conscientious
D. All of the above

 

 

____  11.   Concept formation:

A. Differentiates between collected data
B. Identifies existing information
C. Is central to developing a hypothesis
D. All of the above

 

 

____  12.   Concept formation:

A. Is similar to the nursing process
B. Differentiates between pieces of information
C. Draws tentative conclusions
D. All of the above

 

 

True/False

Indicate whether the statement is true or false.

 

____    1.   Interpretation of feelings, attitudes, and values requires the intrapersonal skills of problem-solving and differentiation of values.

 

____    2.   Interpretation of values, feelings, and attitudes requires interpersonal problem-solving and analysis of values.

Chapter 9. Teaching-Learning Process

 

Multiple Choice

Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.

 

____    1.   Which of the following is a learning theory?

A. Andragogy
B. Multiple intelligences
C. Behaviorism
D. All of the above

 

 

____    2.   The learning theory that focuses on meaning and thought, holding that learning occurs through perception is:

A. Gestalt
B. Humanism
C. Transformative
D. Social cognitive

 

 

____    3.   After the nurse demonstrates how to take medication, self-administration by the patient would be an example of which of the following learning theories?

A. Humanism
B. Transformative learning
C. Social cognitive
D. Perception stimulation

 

 

____    4.   The key to transformative learning is:

A. Looking at the whole learning environment
B. Reflective thinking on past experiences and personal assumptions
C. Making adjustments to suit the patient’s needs
D. All of the above

 

 

____    5.   Which of the following is not a characteristic of learning?

A. Rejection or acceptance of information
B. Application of knowledge in a new situation
C. Ability to repeat the information
D. Attitudes toward one’s understanding of the information

 

 

____    6.   Which of the following is a characteristic in the learning process?

A. Perception of new information
B. Ability to remember or repeat the information
C. Incorporation of knowledge into one’s value system
D. All of the above

 

 

____    7.   Three learning domains are:

A. Spatial, linguistic, and interpersonal
B. Bodily kinesthetic, behavioral, and evaluative
C. Affective, cognitive, and psychomotor
D. All of the above

 

 

____    8.   The affective learning domain relates to:

A. Attitudes
B. Values
C. Feelings
D. All of the above

 

 

____    9.   Determining the specific content of a learning session occurs:

A. After the learner assessment has been conducted
B. When the evaluation is determined
C. Before cognitive objectives are developed
D. All of the above

 

 

True/False

Indicate whether the statement is true or false.

 

____    1.   In Piaget’s learning theory, learning is the reduction and assimilation of the information presented to us in a variety of ways.

 

____    2.   The purpose of writing cognitive objectives is to provide a frame of reference for the intended outcomes of the teaching-learning activity for both the teacher and the learner.

 

____    3.   Behavioral objectives relate to the teacher’s “who, what, where, when, and how.”

 

____    4.   Evaluation of teaching strategies by the learner reinforces learning.

 

____    5.   The teacher determines the learning strategy based on how the content can best be delivered and addresses the affective, cognitive, and psychomotor domains of learning.

 

____    6.   A group discussion is atypically a better teaching strategy than didactic lectures.

Chapter 11. Change and Innovation

 

Multiple Choice

Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.

 

____    1.   The classic change model was developed by:

A. Havelock
B. Roger
C. Lewin
D. Bridges

 

 

____    2.   Which of the following is not a phase of the classic change model?

A. Moving
B. Freezing
C. Refreezing
D. Unfreezing

 

 

____    3.   Lippitt did not identify which of the following in his field theory of change?

A. Environmental causation
B. Human motivation
C. Multiple causation
D. All of the above

 

 

____    4.   Which of the following relate to Havelock’s change model?

A. Linkages
B. Communication
C. Identification of problem
D. All of the above

 

 

____    5.   Which of the following is not part of Havelock and Havelock’s steps in their change process?

A. Diagnosis of the problem
B. Deconstructing plan of action
C. Perception of the need
D. Self-renewal

 

 

____    6.   Who developed the model that has a five-stage view of change: knowledge, persuasion, decision, implementation, and confirmation?

A. Lippitt
B. Havelock
C. Rogers
D. None of the above

 

 

____    7.   Which of the following is not part of Rogers’s five-stage diffusion of innovations model of change?

A. Knowledge
B. Persuasion
C. Implementation
D. None of the above

 

 

____    8.   One of the components of Rogers’s five-stage theory of change is:

A. Knowledge
B. Persuasion
C. Confirmation
D. All of the above

 

 

____    9.   A spiral with five stages of change (precontemplation, contemplation, preparation, action, and maintenance) is associated with which theory of change?

A. Transtheoretical approach
B. Diffusion of innovation
C. Field theory
D. Psychological process of change

 

 

____  10.   Who of the following is associated with the psychological processes of change?

A. Rogers
B. Bridges
C. Mascon
D. Lippitt

 

 

____  11.   Which of the following is not part of the first stage of the psychological processes of change?

A. Evaluating
B. Losing
C. Letting go
D. Ending

 

 

____  12.   Which of the following is not one of the skills of a change agent?

A. Vision for the future
B. Creativity
C. Perseverance
D. None of the above

 

 

____  13.   The phases of change agents include having a vision for the future and creativity, good assessment skills, good interpersonal skills, flexibility, but not:

A. Perseverance
B. Commitment
C. Positive attitude
D. None of the above

 

 

True/False

Indicate whether the statement is true or false.

 

____    1.   The client must believe in the theory of change for success.

 

____    2.   To view organizational change, look at internal and external forces within a singular-system approach.

Chapter 13. Quality and Safety in Health Care

 

Multiple Choice

Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.

 

____    1.   The rapid changes in health care and the added focus on patient safety have required:

A. Devolving demands from insurance companies
B. Redesign of its delivery
C. Competition within the health-care industry
D. All of the above

 

 

____    2.   The traditional quality assurance model:

A. Is no longer sufficient
B. Meets the needs of evolving health care
C. Occurs in the culture of safety
D. All of the above

 

 

____    3.   Which of the following is not a quality model?

A. Deming’s Principles for Transformation
B. Juran Trilogy
C. Joint Commission’s requirements for accreditation
D. None of the above

 

 

____    4.   Putting a continuous quality improvement structure in place includes:

A. A quality coach
B. Externalization of new beliefs
C. Categorizing efforts
D. All of the above

 

 

____    5.   Currently, quality improvement entails:

A. Correcting existing problems
B. Correcting problems and ongoing improvement
C. Ongoing improvement and regulations
D. None of the above

 

 

____    6.   Which of the following is not a safety initiative?

A. Bar-coding
B. Intensivists
C. Physician review
D. Limited abbreviation

 

 

____    7.   Which of the following is not part of the specific knowledge, tools, and techniques required for a new quality in health care?

A. Technology review
B. Lifelong learning
C. Cross-functional teamwork
D. None of the above

 

 

____    8.   Which of the following is not true about process teams?

A. They are mandated to differentiate steps.
B. Activities should cross functions.
C. They address issues that cannot be dealt with in the day-to-day operations.
D. None of the above

 

 

____    9.   Which of the following methods is useful for selecting or recognizing a process to be improved?

A. Reviewing existing reports
B. Identifying excess complexity
C. Interviewing people in the process
D. All of the above

 

 

____  10.   Which of the following is not true about a special-cause variation chart?

A. Tracks emerging overtime patterns
B. Pattern is shaped like concentric circles.
C. Monitors processes
D. All of the above

 

 

____  11.   Variation requires statistical analysis:

A. If the situation calls for the action
B. Before actions that may destabilize the process
C. After the start of the process
D. None of the above

 

 

____  12.   Benchmarking is:

A. A method of choosing tools for the planning process
B. Defined by Sammer, Lykens, Singh, Mains, and Lackin
C. The process of comparison with the best practices in the industry
D. All of the above

 

 

____  13.   Which of the following is not an example of a tool for quality improvement?

A. Flow chart
B. Check sheet
C. Pie chart
D. None of the above

 

 

____  14.   In a culture of blame, which of the following is targeted as the cause of the adverse event?

A. Health-care team
B. Individual
C. Nurses or medical researchers
D. Physicians and nurses

 

 

____  15.   Systemic issues are questioned and targeted for improvement in a:

A. Health-care plan
B. Culture of blame
C. Planning process
D. Culture of safety

Chapter 15. Informatics and Documenting Outcomes

 

Multiple Choice

Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.

 

____    1.   Nursing informatics is a specialty that integrates nursing science and:

A. Computer science
B. Information
C. Knowledge
D. All of the above

 

 

____    2.   Which of the following is not a component of nursing informatics?

A. Wisdom in nursing practice
B. Information science
C. Computer science
D. None of the above

 

 

____    3.   Nursing informatics changes as rapidly as which of the following?

A. Numerical communications
B. Telecommunications industry
C. Informational data processing
D. None of the above

 

 

____    4.   Few systems can address:

A. Best practices
B. Specialty growth areas
C. Telecommunications methods
D. None of the above

 

 

____    5.   Standardized languages require:

A. Common vocabulary
B. Basic grammar
C. Industry synonyms
D. None of the above

 

 

____    6.   Which of the following is an electronic version of the patient record?

A. MDS
B. ANA
C. EHR
D. HRE

 

 

____    7.   E-prescribing should be fully integrated with:

A. EHR
B. Telehealth
C. MDS
D. None of the above

 

 

____    8.   Full integration of e-prescribing with the EHR has been shown to:

A. Override physician’s orders
B. Explore applications of investment
C. Promote patient safety
D. All of the above

 

 

____    9.   Which of the following is a possible use for commuters?

A. Auctions
B. Live chats
C. Listservs
D. All of the above

 

 

____  10.   Telehealth supports which of the following?

A. Long-distance clinical health care
B. Patient and professional health-related education
C. Health administration
D. All of the above

 

 

____  11.   Which of the following is not useful in nursing practice?

A. E-education applications
B. Presentation graphics
C. Common research
D. None of the above

 

 

____  12.   The goal of nursing informatics is to improve the health of:

A. Communities
B. Families
C. Patients
D. All of the above

 

 

____  13.   The primary interest of nursing informatics is to:

A. Expand how data, information, and knowledge are used within nursing practice
B. Become accredited at numerous institutions
C. Be represented in the American Medical Association
D. All of the above

 

 

True/False

Indicate whether the statement is true or false.

 

____    1.   Computers are used to document care in education and in certain types of research.

 

____    2.         In practice, nurses are guided by nursing informatics regulations to only document care and to access client data.

Chapter 17. The Politically Active Nurse: An Imperative

 

Multiple Choice

Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.

 

____    1.   Internal political efficacy is:

A. Law created by judicial decisions that form a precedent upon which future decisions are based
B. The ability to understand and take part in political affairs
C. A strong and authentic voice talking about what you do as a nurse and being more visible and vocal as individuals and as members of organizations
D. None of the above

 

 

____    2.   External political advocacy is:

A. A strong and authentic voice talking regarding what you do as a nurse and being more visible and vocal as individuals and as members of organizations
B. Statutory law with associated administrative regulations developed by each state to protect public health, safety, and welfare.
C. The ability to make the system respond to the citizenry
D. All of the above

 

 

____    3.   Which of the following is allowed to make laws?

A. Executive branch
B. Federal legislators
C. State and federal legislatures
D. All of the above

 

 

____    4.   Laws are mandated by:

A. The Constitution
B. The legislature
C. Congress
D. All of the above

 

 

____    5.   Administrative agencies are governed by the:

A. Executive branch
B. Judicial branch
C. Legislative branch
D. None of the above

 

 

____    6.   Administrative agencies:

A. Are governed by the judicial branch
B. Promulgate regulations or rules
C. Define federal laws
D. None of the above

 

 

____    7.   Administrative agencies:

A. Detail and apply laws
B. Enact regulations
C. Work with the legislature
D. All of the above

 

 

____    8.   The first step in passing a law is:

A. A sponsor introduces it to the Senate.
B. A sponsor must ratify the law.
C. A legislative sponsor introduces it to the House or Senate.
D. None of the above

 

 

____    9.   Once a legislatively sponsored law is introduced to the House or Senate it is:

A. Referred to the U.S. justices
B. Introduced to the executive branch
C. Referred to committee for recommendations and amendments
D. None of the above

 

 

____  10.   Common law is created by judicial decisions that:

A. Set a precedent upon which future decisions are based
B. Were passed by the House or Senate
C. Had gone to committee
D. All of the above

 

 

____  11.   For nurse practice acts, each state develops:

A. Laws and regulations that go to committee
B. Administrative laws or regulations
C. Administrative regulations for statutory laws
D. All of the above

 

 

____  12.   Nurse practice acts have associated administrative regulations that govern which of the following?

A. Definition of scope of practice
B. Creation of a board of nursing to oversee licensees
C. Identification of grounds for disciplinary action
D. All of the above

 

 

____  13.   Lobbying is defined as:

A. Grassroot efforts by federal senators who introduce them to the executive branch
B. Attempting to persuade a legislator or legislative aide of the merits of your viewpoint and to influence legislation
C. Working with a legislator to pass statutory laws of nurse practice acts
D. All of the above

 

 

____  14.   In the changing legislative environment, special interest groups have become:

A. More politically savvy at influencing the creation of public policy
B. Less adept at accomplishing their agenda
C. Better able to enact rules and state regulations
D. None of the above

 

 

True/False

Indicate whether the statement is true or false.

 

____    1.         Political efficacy has three components: internal political efficacy, external political advocacy, and political ethics.

 

Chapter 19. Expanding the Vision

 

Multiple Choice

Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.

 

____    1.   Which of the following is not a theme of the Pew Health Professions Commission?

A. Redesign
B. Deregulation
C. Restructure
D. None of the above

 

 

____    2.   Which of the following is not a focus identified by the Health Professions Education Summit?

A. Provide physician-centered care
B. Apply quality improvement
C. Work in interdisciplinary teams
D. All of the above

 

 

____    3.   What is the name of the organization that identified five core competencies for all health professionals?

A. Committee on Work Environment
B. Association of Professional Health-Care Providers
C. Health Professions Education Summit
D. None of the above

 

 

____    4.   The Pew Health Professions commission described:

A. Emerging health-care markets
B. Four themes for the emerging health-care system
C. Recommendations to the board of directors
D. None of the above

 

 

____    5.   Which of the following is not a safeguard in the practice environment according to the Institute of Medicine’s (IOM) Committee on the Work Environment and Patient Safety?

A. Governing boards that focus on safety
B. Work in intradisciplinary teams
C. Effective nursing leadership
D. None of the above

 

 

____    6.   Which of the following is not one of IOM’s eight recommendations?

A. Short-term education
B. Government
C. Administration
D. All of the above

 

 

____    7.   The IOM:

A. Identified four key messages
B. Outlined six recommendations
C. Recommended nurse certification
D. All of the above

 

 

____    8.   The IMO recommended that nurses should continue with:

A. Graduate medical degrees
B. Become certified in their state of practice
C. Continue education for life-long learning
D. All of the above

 

 

____    9.   The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) has proposed hallmarks of excellence in the professional nursing practice environment based on selected characteristics of work environments that:

A. Promote safety
B. Follow health board recommendations
C. Adhere to state regulations
D. None of the above

 

 

____  10.   Which of the following proposed hallmarks of excellence in the professional nursing practice environment based on selected characteristics of work environments that support professional nursing practice?

A. Commission on Healthcare Practices
B. AACN
C. Health Professions Education Summit
D. None of the above

 

 

____  11.   Collaboration includes all but which of the following?

A. Assisting colleagues with their identified goal
B. Working together to meet a common goal
C. Determining the prescribed outcome together
D. None of the above

 

 

____  12.   Collaboration:

A. Includes sharing responsibility with colleagues
B. Sharing authority to reach an identified group goal
C. Differs from collegiality in that it involves actively working together to meet a common goal
D. All of the above

 

 

____  13.   Continued competence is of great concern to:

A. Patients
B. Health-care professionals
C. Regulatory bodies
D. All of the above

 

 

____  14.   The ANA stated that assurance of competence is a:

A. Necessary skill for long-term success
B. Shared responsibility
C. Collegial action
D. None of the above

 

 

____  15.   A nurse’s involvement as a professional takes the form of:

A. An individual professional with clients, families, and communities who are the consumers of nursing care
B. A group member or leader of an interdisciplinary health-care team
C. An active member of the professional group
D. All of the above