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Question 1
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The nurse is caring for a Chinese patient diagnosed with cancer who is suffering from pain, yet refuses analgesia administration. What type of health disparities is this patient exhibiting?

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A

Avoidable and acceptable

B

Avoidable and unacceptable

C

Unavoidable and acceptable

D

Unavoidable and unacceptable

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Question 2
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An experienced nurse tells the student nurse, "I have found that most Hispanic immigrants live in unsanitary conditions but are hard workers." How should the student nurse best classify this statement?

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A

Stereotyping

B

Prejudice

C

Discrimination

D

Misinformed

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Question 3
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Which type of health disparities are most frequently encountered by nurses in clinical and community settings?

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A

Avoidable and acceptable

B

Avoidable and unacceptable

C

Unavoidable and acceptable

D

Unavoidable and unacceptable

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Question 4
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The nurse is caring for diverse population groups at a health clinic. Which of the following patients demonstrates a potential health disparity group?

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A

A 26-year-old woman who is receiving follow-up after a car accident.

B

A 30-year-old immigrant who does not speak English.

C

A 28-year-old man who needs a tetanus booster.

D

A 12-month-old with an appointment for immunizations.

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Question 5
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Which is the best strategy the nurse manager should include when working to reduce health care disparities on a medical-surgical unit?

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A

Less diverse workforce

B

Increase interpreter availability

C

Authoritarian leadership

D

Annual staff training

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Question 6
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A new nurse requires further teaching when failing to identify which practice as a health disparity?

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A
Annual mammogram
B
Early prenatal care
C
Blood pressure screening
D
Frequent fast food meals
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Question 7
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Before beginning work on a culturally diverse hospital unit, the nurse should perform which action first?

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A
Improve self-awareness of one's own biases
B
Attend an anti-discrimination rally or march
C
Build rapport and trust with the patients
D
Take a foreign language class
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Question 8
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The nurse who has been hired to work on an oncology unit identifies which group of women as being at highest risk of developing breast cancer?

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A
African
B
Caucasian
C
Asian
D
Hispanic
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Question 9
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A healthcare provider whose native country is India is explaining the treatment plan to a patient. The patient tells the nurse she is having trouble understanding the provider but is embarrassed about asking to repeat the information over and over. The nurse should assess for which results due to this disparity in provider-patient communication? (Select all that apply.)

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A
Patient dissatisfaction
B
Optimal health outcome
C
Poor adherence
D
Increased patient confidence
E
Improved communication
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Question 10
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The nurse in the immunization clinic should place emphasis on educating and reaching which groups about the disease preventing effects of immunizations? (Select all that apply.)

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A
Caucasian
B
African American
C
Low income
D
Middle income
E
High income
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