Community-based Nursing And Home Care

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Question 1
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Afamily caregiver tells the home health nurse, "I feel like I can never get away to do anything for myself." Which action is the most appropriate for the nurse to take?

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A

Assist the caregiver in finding respite services.

B

Assure the caregiver that the work is appreciated.

C

Teach the caregiver that family members provide excellent client care.

D

Encourage the caregiver to discuss feelings openly with the nurse as needed.

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Question 2
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Aclient who was in an automobile accident is assigned a nurse as a case manager. Which of the following responsibilities is required of the nurse in this role?

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A

Care for the client during hospitalization for the injuries.

B

Assist the client with home care activities during recovery.

C

Coordinate the services that the client receives in the hospital and at home.

D

Determine the types of medical care the client needs for optimal rehabilitation.

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Question 3
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The nurse is conducting a home visit and notes that the caregiver may be experiencing caregiver burnout. Which of the following assessments would support this finding?

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A

Anxiety

B

Sleeplessness

C

Weight gain

D

Increased use of respite care

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Question 4
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An older-adult client who lives alone was hospitalized for a fractured hip and has recovered from the surgery but needs to continue to work to improve mobility. Which of the following settings would the nurse anticipate that the client be transferred to?

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A

Another acute care setting

B

A transitional care setting

C

A residential care facility

D

Their own home with home health nursing

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Question 5
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The nurse is describing home care services to a client that requires extended care. Which of the following statements is true related to home care services?

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A

Technologically complex therapies must be managed in the hospital.

B

The client's family will be included in planning and the client's care.

C

Home care services are limited to visits by registered nurses or home health aides.

D

In order for insurance to cover the home care, the client must be confined to bed.

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Question 6
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Which of the following statements represent a current trend in home health nursing?

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A
Increased numbers of registered nurses are being employed as home health nurses.
B
Decreased numbers of licensed practical nurses are being employed as home health nurses.
C
There are more employment opportunities for newly graduated nurses.
D
That a minimum of two years of acute care experience is required before employment as a home health nurse.
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Question 7
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When the home health nurse is caring for a client who needs to relearn self-care skills such as dressing and self-feeding, which referral will be best?

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A
Dietitian
B
Speech therapist
C
Physical therapist
D
Occupational therapist
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Question 8
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Which of the following statements is true in relation to nursing-sensitive outcomes?

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A
Only used to evaluate client care.
B
Are outside of the nurses' scope of practice.
C
Have no influence on health care budgets.
D
Require empirical evidence.
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Question 9
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Which of these clients should the nurse refer for home health care services?

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A
A 71-year-old with dementia who needs 24-hour care to prevent injury
B
An 82-year-old whose family has asked for help to organize pills into a pill box
C
A 67-year-old who requires assistance with shopping, housework, and cooking
D
A 79-year-old with terminal cancer who needs hospice palliative
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Question 10
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Which of the following concepts is foundational to home health nursing?

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A
Acute care management
B
Health promotion
C
Chronic disease management
D
Health restoration
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Question 11
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Which of the following nursing activities is appropriate for the home care nurse who is caring for a client newly diagnosed with diabetes to delegate to a home support worker?

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A
Assist the client to choose an appropriate diet.
B
Check the client's feet for signs of breakdown.
C
Help the client with a daily bath and oral care.
D
Teach the client how to monitor blood glucose.
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