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A NURSE HEARS A COLLEAGUE TELL A STUDENT NURSE SHE NEVER TOUCHES THE CLIENTS UNLESS SHE IS PERFORMING A PROCEDURE OR DOING AN ASSESSMENT. THE NURSE TELLS THE COLLEAGUE"
A. SHE DOES NOT TOUCH THE CLIENTS EITHER
B. TOUCH IS VERBAL COMMUNICATION
C. TOUCH IS A FORM OF RELATING THAT LEADS TO A CONNECTION BETWEEN NURSE AND CLIENT
D. THERE IS NEVER A PROBLEM WITH USING TOUCH
C. TOUCH IS A FORM OF RELATING THAT LEADS TO A CONNECTION BETWEEN NURSE AND CLIENT
ONE OF THE FIVE CARING PROCESSES IS KNOWING THE CLIENT. THIS CONCEPT IS BEST DESCRIBED AS:
A. GATHERING TASK ORIENTATED INFORMATION
B. KNOWING REASONS FOR THE CLIENT'S PHYSICIAN PREFERENCE
C. KNOWING THE CLIENTS PERSONAL BUSINESS INFORMATION
D. AVOIDING ASSUMPTIONS AND FOCUSING ON THE CLIENT
D. AVOIDING THE ASSUMPTIONS AND FOCUSING ON THE CLIENT
A NURSE IS OVERHEARD SAYING THERE IS NO PLACE IN NURSING FOR SPIRITUAL CARING. A NURSING COLLEAGUE REPLIES:
A. YOU ARE CORRECT. RELIGION IS PERSONAL EDUCATION
B. NURSES SHOULD NOT FORCE THEIR RELIGIOUS BELIEFS ON CLIENTS
C. SPIRITUAL CARE SHOULD BE LEFT TO A PROFESSIONAL
D. THERE IS A LINK BETWEEN SPIRIT, MIND, AND BODY THAT CAN HAVE A DIRECT EFFECT ON A CLIENTS HEALTH
D. THERE IS A LINK BETWEEN SPIRIT, MIND, AND BODY THAT CAN HAVE A DIRECT EFFECT ON A CLIENTS HEALTH
A NURSE IS OVERHEARD COMPLAINING ABOUT A CLIENTS FAMILY BEING TOO INVOLVED IN THE CLIENTS CARE. A COLLEAGUE REPLIES.
A. THE FAMILY IS AN IMPORTANT RESOURCE
B. YOU ARE RIGHT, THE FAMILY SHOULD JUST STAY OUT OF NURSING MATTERS.
C. THE CLIENT DOES NOT LIKE HER FAMILY ANYWAYS
D. THE FAMILY WILL NOT FOLLOW THROUGH WITH CARE WHEN SHE GOES HOME
A. THE FAMILY IS AN IMPORTANT RESOURCE
A NUMBER OF STRATEGIES HAVE POTENTIAL FOR CREATING WORK ENVIRONMENTS THAT ENABLES NURSES TO DEMONSTRATE MORE CARING BEHAVIORS. SOME OF THESE INCLUDE:
A. INCREASES IN MONETARY GAIN
B. INCREASING WORKING HOURS
C. FLEXABILITY, AUTONOMY, AND IMPROVING STAFFING
D. INCREASED IMPUT CONCERNING NURSING FUNCTIONS FROM PHYSCIANS
C.FLEXIBILITY, AUTONOMY, AND IMPROVED STAFFING
AS PROFESSIONALS, NURSES PLAY AN IMPORTANT ROLE IN MAKING CARE AN INTEGRAL PART OF HEALTH CARE DELIVERY. THIS BEGINS BY NURSES:
A. MAKING CARING A PART OF THE PHILOSOPHY AND ENVIRONMENT IN THE WORKPLACE
B. INCORPORATING PERSONAL VIEWS IN THE WORKPLACE
C. DISREGARDING THE FAMILY'S VIEWS OF CARE
D. MAKING ALL DECISIONS IN THE CARE OF THE CLIENTS
A. MAKING CARING A PART OF THE PHILOSOPHY AND ENVIRONMENT IN THE WORKPLACE
A NURSE CAN DEMONSTRATE CARING BY HELPING FAMILY MEMBERS:
A. MAKE HEALTH CARE DECISIONS FOR THE CLIENT
B. PROVIDE DAILY ACTIVITIES OF DAILY LIVING (ADLS)
C. BECOME ACTIVE PARTICIPANTS IN CARE
D. REMOVE THEMSELVES FROM ANY FORM OF PERSONAL CARE
C. BECOME ACTIVE PARTICIPANTS IN CARE
LISTENING IS NOT ONLY TAKING IN WHAT A CLIENT SAYS IT ALSO INCLUDES:
A. INTERPRETING AND UNDERSTANDING OF WHAT IS SAID AND GIVING BACK THAT UNDERSTANDING TO THE PERSONS TALKING.
B. INJECTING THE NURSES PERSONAL VIEWS AND STATEMENTS
C. CORRECTING ANY ERRORS IN THE CLIENTS UNDERSTANDING
D. INCORPORATING THE VIEWS OF THE PHYSICIAN
A. INTERPRETING AND UNDERSTANDING OF WHAT IS SAID AND GIVING BACK THAT UNDERSTANDING TO THE PERSONS TALKING
PRESENCE INVOLVES A PERSON-TO-PERSON ENCOUNTER THAT
A. PROVIDES PERSONAL CARE TO A CLIENT
B. CONVEYS A CLOSENESS AND A SENSE OF CARING
C. DESCRIBES BEING IN CLOSE CONTACT WITH A CLIENT
D. ENABLES CLIENTS TO CARE FOR SELF
B. CONVEYS A CLOSENESS AND A SENSE OF CARING
THE STUDY OF CLIENTS PRECEPTIONS IS IMPORTANT BECASUE HEALTH CARE IS
A. PLACING GREATER EMPHASIS ON CLIENT SATISFACTION
B. ALWAYS IN THE BEST INTEREST OF THE CLIENT
C. CAREFULLY WATCHED BY THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT
D. UNDER INVESTIGATION FOR MISAPPROPRIATION OF FUNDS
A. PLACING GREATER EMPHASIS ON CLIENT SATISFATION.
The caring aspect of nursing may be negatively affected in clinical practice today primarily due to:
A. Increased emphasis on the nurse-client relationship
B. Prevalence of chronic conditions slowing the pace of nursing
C. Lack of time restraints in nursing care
D. A rise in technology that takes nurses’ attention away from the client
D.A rise in technology that takes nurses’ attention away from the client
The nurse demonstrates caring behavior when he or she:
A. Leaves the light off in the client’s room
B. Pats the client’s arm when approaching the bed
C. Traces the IV tubing from the arm to the fluid bag while checking for kinks
D. Asks the client if he or she needs anything while exiting the room
B.Pats the client’s arm when approaching the bed
According to Watson’s transpersonal caring theory (1988), the nurse should understand which of the following?
A. Care can increase healing and promote well-being.
B. The act of caring is personal and cannot be shared.
C. Nurses must use caring behaviors specific to their own cultures.
D. Expressions of human caring are the same for all persons
A.Care can increase healing and promote well-being.
Because clients and nurses may differ in their perceptions of caring, it is important that the nurse:
A. Focus on keeping the relationship on a business level
B. Seek information regarding what is important to the client
C. Follow his or her own beliefs about what is appropriate
D. Allow a more experienced nurse to establish the nurse-client relationship
B.Seek information regarding what is important to the client
In a caring relationship, behavior that indicates that the nurse is providing presence would include:
A. The newly licensed nurse who braces the client as he or she gets out of bed
B. The clinic nurse who pats the client on the back for reassurance
C. The home care nurse who focuses attention on the older adult client sharing a story
D. The staff nurse who stays with a client who is undergoing an unfamiliar procedure
D.The staff nurse who stays with a client who is undergoing an unfamiliar procedure
The nurse would demonstrate skills of listening by:
A. Blocking nonverbal communication so that the verbal is more defined
B. Surrounding the client with family and friends to make him or her comfortable
C. Waiting until mealtimes so that the conversation can be more sociable
D. Paying attention to the tone of voice in addition to the words so the
D.Paying attention to the tone of voice in addition to the words so the
The nurse can best demonstrate caring to a client who has recently suffered a loss through miscarriage by:
A. Sharing a personal account of a similar loss
B. Offering some literature on the grief process
C. Sitting with the client in silence
D. Asking the hospital chaplain to visit the client
C.Sitting with the client in silence
A nurse who normally uses touch when caring for clients might consider this inappropriate in cases such as:
A. A client of the opposite sex
B. A client who has many family members present in the room
C. A psychiatric client who is displaying suspicion and fear
D. A client from a different culture than that of the nurse
C.A psychiatric client who is displaying suspicion and fear
The nurse demonstrates the concept of “knowing the client” when he or she:
A. Gathers pertinent data about the client’s condition
B. Predicts the need for certain interventions based on the disease process
C. Encourages the client to depend on the nurse to make important decisions
D. Is able to detect changes in the client’s condition based on shared information and bonding
D.Is able to detect changes in the client’s condition based on shared information and bonding
Family members make the following comments about the nursing care they are receiving. Which one should be investigated further?
A. “The nurses showed us how to keep Mother’s arm propped on a pillow.”
B. “The night nurse tells us to wait and ask the doctor the questions we have.”
C. “The nurses have written down the turn schedule and taped it above the bed.”
D. “Our nurses don’t seem too optimistic about the outcome of Dad’s stroke.”
B.The night nurse tells us to wait and ask the doctor the questions we have