Nursing Theory, Research, And Evidence-based Practice

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The three concepts considered important to nursing are person, health, and

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socialization.

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procedure.

C

environment.

D

theory.

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Question 2
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The LPN/LVN is caring for a postoperative appendectomy patient. When assessing the patient for pain, the nurse documents that the patient reports pain rating an "8" on a scale of 0 to 10. According to Sister Callista Roy's adaptation model, a patient experiencing pain would be an example of

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focal stimuli.

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contextual stimuli.

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residual stimuli.

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physiological stimuli.

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Question 3
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The nursing instructor provides positive feedback to the student LPN/LVN after observing the student administer an intramuscular injection to a patient. According to Maslow's human needs theory, the instructor is helping to meet the student's

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physiological needs.

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safety needs.

C

love and belonging needs.

D

esteem needs.

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Question 4
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Quantitative research studies are considered

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subjective studies.

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grounded theory studies.

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objective studies.

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phenomenological studies.

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Question 5
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The level of nurse qualified to design and implement research studies and publish findings is a nurse with a

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research doctorate.

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practice doctorate.

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master's degree.

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baccalaureate degree.

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Question 6
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The nursing theory that is most likely to be implemented by the nurse as a basis for developing a therapeutic relationship with the adult or child psychiatric patients is

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Maslow's human needs theory.
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Jean Watson's theory of human care.
C
Orem's self-care deficit theory.
D
Peplau's interpersonal relations theory.
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Question 7
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A guest speaker is addressing a group of practical nursing students. The speaker informs the students that she is actively pursuing a doctoral degree in research and is in the process of collecting and measuring numerical data using statistics to describe variables of this study. The nursing students are aware that this type of study is most likely a

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quantitative research study.
B
subjective research study.
C
qualitative research study.
D
grounded theory research study.
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Question 8
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The National League of Nursing (NLN) expects the practical/vocational nurse's main role in evidence-based practice to be

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To challenge the status quo
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To identify questions that need to be studied
C
To formulate evidence-based protocols
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To question the basis for nursing actions
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Question 9
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A newly admitted patient reports to the practical nurse that she is "hungry." The nurse confirms that the patient is on a regular diet and promptly retrieves a meal and provides it to the patient. According to Maslow's needs theory, the nurse is meeting the patient's

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physiological needs.
B
safety needs.
C
self-actualization need.
D
love and belonging needs.
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Question 10
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The health belief theory was developed by

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Leininger.
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Watson.
C
Rosenstock.
D
Orem.
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Question 11
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According to the culture care theory, the two kinds of care in every culture are

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practical and generic.
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generic and professional.
C
professional and nonprofessional.
D
practical and professional.
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Question 12
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According to Watson's theory of human care, health is harmony of what factors? (Select all that apply.)

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People
B
Body
C
Environment
D
Spirit
E
Mind
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Question 13
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Which of the following are the elements of evidence-based practice? (Select all that apply.)

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Patient preferences
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Basic needs
C
Best research evidence
D
Nurse's clinical expertise
E
Hypothesis
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Question 14
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According to the adaptation model, interdependence is related to which of the following? (Select all that apply.)

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Role in society
B
Spiritual aspects
C
Love
D
Respect
E
Values
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Question 15
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In regard to research and evidence-based practice, the National League of Nursing (NLN) expects nurses at the master's level to do which of the following? (Select all that apply.)

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Design research studies
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Publish research findings
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Formulate research questions
D
Evaluate the effect of evidence-based solutions on nursing problems
E
Implement research studies
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Question 16
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Which of the following are the three subtheories of Dorothea Orem's self-care deficit theory? (Select all that apply.)

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Self-care
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Self-care deficit
C
Self-actualization
D
Nursing system
E
Cultural care
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Question 17
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Research studies in nursing are important because they generate knowledge for which of the following? (Select all that apply.)

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Clinical practice
B
Surgical procedures
C
Nursing education
D
Delivery of nursing
E
Prescribing medications
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Question 18
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________________________ was the first to emphasize the environment as influencing the course of illness and is often spoken of as the first nursing theorist.

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Question 19
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An independent, not-for-profit organization established in 1993 with the purpose of preparing and promoting the accessibility of a collection of evidence-based health care interventions obtained by systematic reviews of research is known as the ___________________________ .

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Question 20
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In 2010, the ______________________________ established competencies for nursing graduates at all levels.

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