Health Policy

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Question 1
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A definition of health policy includes which of the following elements?

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A

Funding for public education

B

Appropriation of funds for roadwork

C

Selection of congressional members of committees

D

Public policy made to support health-related goals

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Question 2
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Which branch of government is responsible for the execution of laws passed by legislatures?

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A

Legislative

B

Judicial

C

Executive

D

Local

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Question 3
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Which level of government is responsible for the regulation of a nurse's license?

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A

Federal government

B

State government

C

Local government

D

International coalition

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Question 4
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Which of the following components are included in health policy at the state level?

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A

Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990

B

Scope of nursing practice

C

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) of 1996

D

Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Act of 2005

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Question 5
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Which of the following is the intent of HIPAA?

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A

Release of patient information for purposes of insurance reimbursement.

B

Prevent health care providers from billing for procedures done for the insured person.

C

Protect patients from reviewing their own medical records.

D

Limit the ability of health care providers to sell patient information to outside sources.

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Question 6
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Nurses can be health advocates in which of the following ways? (Select all that apply.)

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A
Supporting their professional nursing organization when discussing upcoming legislation
B
Discussing the upcoming classes with a neighbor
C
Rallying for coverage for childhood immunizations
D
Arranging for a patient to meet with case management for home health care
E
Discussing a patient they are concerned about with a fellow student in the public cafeteria
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Question 7
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A nursing student is preparing a care plan for an assigned patient. When accessing the electronic medical record, what is acceptable information to view? (Select all that apply.)

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A
Laboratory data of the assigned patient
B
Admission diagnosis for a patient who is a former neighbor
C
The patient's age, date of birth, and gender
D
The history and physical of the assigned patient
E
A classmate's brother's chest x-ray report
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