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Question 1
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The nurse is caring for a client with a new diagnosis of pneumonia and explains to the client that together they will plan the client's care and set goals for discharge. The client asks, "How is that different from what the doctor does?" Which response by thenurse is most appropriate?

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A

"The role of the nurse is to administer medications and other treatments prescribed by your doctor."

B

"The nurse's job is to help the doctor by collecting data and communicating when there are problems."

C

"Nurses perform many of the procedures done by physicians, but nurses are here in the hospital for a longer time than doctors."

D

"In addition to caring for you while you are sick, the nurses will assist you to develop an individualized plan to maintain your health."

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Question 2
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When caring for clients using evidence-informed practice, which of the following does the nurse use?

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A

Clinical judgement based on experience

B

Evidence from a clinical research study

C

The best available evidence to guide clinical expertise

D

Evaluation of data showing that the client outcomes are met

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Question 3
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Which of the following best explains the nurses' primary use of the nursing process when providing care to clients?

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A

To explain nursing interventions to other health care professionals

B

As a problem-solving tool to identify and treat clients' health care needs

C

As a scientific-based process of diagnosing the client's health care problems

D

To establish nursing theory that incorporates the biopsychosocial nature of humans

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Question 4
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The nurse is caring for a critically ill client in the intensive care unit and plans an

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Dependent

B

Cooperative

C

Independent

D

Collaborative

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Question 5
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The nurse is caring for a client who has been admitted to the hospital for surgery and tells the nurse, "I do not feel right about leaving my children with my neighbour." Which action should the nurse take next?

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A

Reassure the client that these feelings are common for parents.

B

Have the client call the children to ensure that they are doing well.

C

Call the neighbour to determine whether adequate childcare is being provided.

D

Gather more data about the client's feelings about the childcare arrangements.

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Question 6
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The nurse is caring for a client who has left-sided paralysis as the result of a stroke and assesses a pressure injury on the client's left hip. Which of the following is the most appropriate nursing diagnosis for this client?

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A
Impaired physical mobility related to decrease in muscle control (left-sided paralysis)
B
Risk for impaired tissue integrity as evidenced by insufficient knowledge about protecting tissue integrity
C
Impaired skin integrity related to pressure over bony prominence (impaired circulation)
D
Ineffective peripheral tissue perfusion related to sedentary lifestyle
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Question 7
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The nurse caring for a client with an infection has a nursing diagnosis of deficient fluid volume related to excessive fluid loss through normal route (diaphoresis). Which of the following is an appropriate client outcome?

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A
Client has a balanced intake and output.
B
Client's bedding is changed when it becomes damp.
C
Client understands the need for increased fluid intake.
D
Client's skin remains cool and dry throughout hospitalization.
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Question 8
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Which of the following represents a nursing activity that is carried out during the evaluation phase of the nursing process?

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A
Determining if interventions have been effective in meeting client outcomes.
B
Documenting the nursing care plan in the progress notes in the medical record.
C
Deciding whether the client's health problems have been completely resolved.
D
Asking the client to evaluate whether the nursing care provided was satisfactory.
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Question 9
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Which of the following would the nurse perform during the assessment phase of the nursing process?

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A
Obtains data with which to diagnose client problems.
B
Uses client data to develop priority nursing diagnoses.
C
Teaches interventions to relieve client health problems.
D
Assists the client to identify realistic outcomes to health problems.
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Question 10
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Which of the following is an example of a correctly written nursing diagnosis statement?

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A
Altered tissue perfusion related to heart failure.
B
Risk for impaired tissue integrity related to sacral redness.
C
Ineffective coping related to insufficient sense of control.
D
Altered urinary elimination related to urinary tract infection.
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Question 11
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Which of the following includes the components required for a complete nursing diagnosis statement?

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A problem and the suggested client goals or outcomes.
B
A problem, its cause, and objective data that support the problem.
C
A problem with all its possible causes and the planned interventions.
D
A problem with its etiology and the signs and symptoms of the problem.
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Question 12
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Which of the following refers to a situation that results in unintended harm to the client and is related to the care or services provided rather than the client's medical condition?

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Negligence
B
Adverse event
C
Incident report
D
Nonmaleficence
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Question 13
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Which of these nursing actions for the client with heart failure is appropriate for the nurse to delegate to experienced unregulated care providers?

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A
Assess for shortness of breath or fatigue after ambulation.
B
Instruct the client about the need to alternate activity and rest.
C
Obtain the client's blood pressure and pulse rate after ambulation.
D
Determine whether the client is ready to increase the activity level.
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Question 14
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Which action by a newly graduated RN working on the postsurgical unit indicates that more education about delegation and assignment is needed?

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A
The nurse delegates measurement of client oral intake and urine output to an unregulated care provider.
B
The nurse delegates assessment of a client's bowel sounds to an experienced unregulated care provider.
C
The nurse assigns an LPN/LVN to administer oral medications to several clients.
D
The nurse assigns a "float" RN from pediatrics to care for a client with diabetes.
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Question 15
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Which of these tasks is appropriate for the registered nurse to delegate to an unregulated care provider?

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A
Perform a sterile dressing change for an infected wound.
B
Complete the clients' initial bath.
C
Teach a client about the effects of prescribed medications.
D
Document client teaching about a routine surgical procedure.
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Question 16
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When using the Five Steps of the Evidence-Informed Practice (EIP) Process, in which order should the nurse construct a clinical question? (Select all that apply.)

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A
Comparison of interest
B
Population of interest
C
Outcome of interest
D
Intervention of interest
E
Timeframe
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