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Question 1
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Multiple Choice

Which groups are members of a nursing team?

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A

RNs, LPN/LVNs, nursing assistants

B

Radiologists, dietitians, respiratory therapists

C

Occupational therapists, physical therapists, pharmacists

D

Physicians, pharmacists, dietitians, physical therapists

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Question 2
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Multiple Choice

How should the nurse accurately describe a nurse practitioner to a student nurse?

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A

"The nurse practitioner is a student nurse who is near graduation from a basic program."

B

"The nurse practitioner is a registered nurse with a master's degree in nursing and specialty certification."

C

"The nurse practitioner is a registered nurse with doctoral preparation in research methodology."

D

"The nurse practitioner is a nurse who practices exclusively in a university medical center."

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Question 3
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Multiple Choice

Which statement best describes the relationship between the student nurse assigned to a hospital unit for clinical experience and the unit staff?

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A

The student is under direct supervision of the nurse manager of the unit at all times.

B

Students are on the clinical unit to give service to the hospital as they care for patients.

C

The student applies classroom learning under the supervision of faculty members during clinical training.

D

Practical nursing students form a nursing team of their own and are not a part of the larger unit team.

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Question 4
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Multiple Choice

Select the method of delivering nursing care that facilitates continuity of care, individualizes care, and fosters 24-hour accountability for patient care.

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A

Case nursing

B

Team nursing

C

Functional nursing

D

Primary care nursing

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Question 5
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Multiple Choice

The member of the health care team responsible for assisting patients to arrange for community agencies to provide services after discharge is the

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A

nurse.

B

physician.

C

physical therapist.

D

social worker.

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Question 6
Multiple Choice

The member of the health care team responsible for performing treatments to assist the patient to breathe more efficiently and effectively is the

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A
occupational therapist.
B
physical therapist.
C
respiratory therapist.
D
psychotherapist.
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Question 7
Multiple Choice

Which member of the health care team is responsible for initially teaching a patient about medication side effects?

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A
Registered nurse
B
LPN/LVN
C
Occupational therapist
D
Patient care technician
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Question 8
Multiple Choice

The goal of the health care team is best described as

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A
restoring optimal physical, emotional, and spiritual health to patients.
B
preventing communicable diseases.
C
selecting health care professionals who serve people with health care needs.
D
attaining personal satisfaction of the need to help others.
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Question 9
Multiple Choice

The most important reason for a student nurse to prepare adequately before providing patient care is

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A
to be able to give the same safe care as a nurse.
B
to avoid arousing the anger of the instructor.
C
to maintain self-esteem by performing well.
D
to make a favorable impression on unit staff.
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Question 10
Multiple Choice

The aspect of functioning that distinguishes RNs from LPN/LVNs is that only RNs

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A
plan and organize daily care for groups of patients.
B
implement measures ordered to prevent complications.
C
provide health information to patients and families.
D
initiate independent nursing actions based on nursing diagnoses.
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Question 11
Multiple Choice

A student nurse asks, "What determines the LPN/LVN's role and responsibilities in the practice setting?" The best answer is

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A
"The job analysis performed by the National Council of State Boards of Nursing."
B
"The Nurse Practice Act of the state in which the LPN/LVN is employed."
C
"The skill mix of the agency unit to which the nurse is assigned."
D
"The degree of centralization of the unit on which the LPN/LVN works."
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Question 12
Multiple Choice

A nurse describes the method of care delivery on a unit as "using nursing staff in varying ratios to meet patient needs and coordinating care using care pathways." This best describes

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A
nursing case management.
B
primary nursing.
C
team nursing.
D
the skill mix method.
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Question 13
Multiple Choice

An LPN/LVN offers input to the RN about the effectiveness of the patient's care plan. By doing this, the LPN/LVN is functioning in an

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A
entrepreneurial role.
B
expanded role.
C
interdependent role.
D
independent role.
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Question 14
Multiple Choice

The case method of care delivery is used on the surgical unit. The LPN/LVN asks what this means regarding work assignments. The best answer would be:

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A
"You will be assigned to provide care for two or three relatively stable patients with predictable care outcomes."
B
"You will be assigned to perform specific nursing tasks for a number of patients, such as taking vital signs, doing simple dressings, and so on."
C
"You will be assigned to provide daily total care for several patients from admission to discharge."
D
"You will receive cross-training to be assigned as unit secretary, venipuncturist, or to nursing duties."
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Question 15
Multiple Choice

Which care delivery method has the greatest potential for fragmenting patient care?

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A
Primary nursing
B
Case method
C
Functional method
D
Patient-focused care
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Question 16
Multiple Choice

The LPN/LVN describes herself as "working in an expanded role in a long-term care facility." What is the most correct interpretation of this statement?

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A
The LPN/LVN is able to administer oral medications.
B
The LPN/LVN is a first-line manager responsible to the RN.
C
The LPN/LVN formulates nursing diagnoses and care plans.
D
The LPN/LVN interprets and implements research findings.
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Question 17
Multiple Choice

The role of the LPN/LVN can best be described as which of the following?

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A
Initiates all health teaching
B
Works in an independent role
C
Initiates all phases of the nursing process
D
Assists with all phases of the nursing process
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Question 18
Multiple Choice

Select the person or persons who may be included on the physical therapy team. (Select all that apply.)

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A
RN
B
LPN/LVN
C
Physical therapists
D
Physical therapy assistants
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Question 19
Multiple Choice

Nursing management and executive roles include which of the following? (Select all that apply.)

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A
Supervisor
B
Nurse manager
C
Director
D
Chief nursing officer
E
Charge nurse
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Question 20
Essay

The role of the LPN/LVN in the health care team is best described as ______________________ .

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