Patient Education

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Question 1
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A nurse is teaching a patient's family member about permanent tube feedings at home. Which purpose of patient education is the nurse meeting?

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A

Health promotion

B

Illness prevention

C

Restoration of health

D

Coping with impaired functions

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Question 2
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A nurse is teaching a group of healthy adults about the benefits of flu immunizations. Which type of patient education is the nurse providing?

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A

Health analogies

B

Restoration of health

C

Coping with impaired functions

D

Promotion of health and illness prevention

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Question 3
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A nurse's goal is to provide teaching for restoration of health. Which situation indicates the nurse is meeting this goal?

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A

Teaching a family member to provide passive range of motion for a stroke patient

B

Teaching a woman who recently had a hysterectomy about possible adoption

C

Teaching expectant parents about changes in childbearing women

D

Teaching a teenager with a broken leg how to use crutches

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Question 4
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A nurse attends a seminar on teaching/learning. Which statement indicates the nurse has a good understanding of teaching/learning?

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A

"Teaching and learning can be separated."

B

"Learning is an interactive process that promotes teaching."

C

"Teaching is most effective when it responds to the learner's needs."

D

"Learning consists of a conscious, deliberate set of actions designed to help the teacher."

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Question 5
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A nurse is determining if teaching is effective. Which finding best indicates learning has occurred?

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A

A nurse presents information about diabetes.

B

A patient demonstrates how to inject insulin.

C

A family member listens to a lecture on diabetes.

D

A primary care provider hands a diabetes pamphlet to the patient.

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Question 6
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A nurse is teaching a patient about the Speak Up Initiatives. Which information should the nurse include in the teaching session?

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A
If you still do not understand, ask again.
B
Ask a nurse to be your advocate or supporter.
C
The nurse is the center of the health care team.
D
Inappropriate medical tests are the most common mistakes.
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Question 7
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A nurse teaches a patient with heart failure healthy food choices. The patient states that eating yogurt is better than eating cake. Which element represents feedback?

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A
The nurse
B
The patient
C
The nurse teaching about healthy food choices
D
The patient stating that eating yogurt is better than eating cake
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Question 8
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While preparing a teaching plan, the nurse describes what the learner will be able to accomplish after the teaching session about healthy eating. Which action is the nurse completing?

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A
Developing learning objectives
B
Providing positive reinforcement
C
Presenting facts and knowledge
D
Implementing interpersonal communication
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Question 9
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A patient learns that a normal adult heartbeat is 60 to 100 beats/min after a teaching session with a nurse. In which domain did learning take place?

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A
Kinesthetic
B
Cognitive
C
Affective
D
Psychomotor
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Question 10
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A nurse is trying to help a patient begin to accept the chronic nature of diabetes. Which teaching technique should the nurse use to enhance learning?

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A
Lecture
B
Role play
C
Demonstration
D
Question and answer sessions
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Question 11
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A nurse is describing a patient's perceived ability to successfully complete a task. Which term should the nurse use to describe this attribute?

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A
Self-efficacy
B
Motivation
C
Attentional set
D
Active participation
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Question 12
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A toddler is going to have surgery on the right ear. Which teaching method is most appropriate for this developmental stage?

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A
Encourage independent learning.
B
Develop a problem-solving scenario.
C
Wrap a bandage around a stuffed animal's ear.
D
Use discussion throughout the teaching session.
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Question 13
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A nurse is preparing to teach a patient about smoking cessation. Which factors should the nurse assess to determine a patient's ability to learn?

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A
Sociocultural background and motivation
B
Stage of grieving and overall physical health
C
Developmental capabilities and physical capabilities
D
Psychosocial adaptation to illness and active participation
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Question 14
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A nurse is teaching a patient about heart failure. Which environment will the nurse use?

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A
A darkened, quiet room
B
A well-lit, ventilated room
C
A private room at 85° F temperature
D
A group room for 10 to 12 patients with heart failure
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Question 15
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Which assessment finding will cause the nurse to begin teaching a patient because the patient is ready to learn?

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A
A patient has the ability to grasp and apply the elastic bandage.
B
A patient has sufficient upper body strength to move from a bed to a wheelchair.
C
A patient with a below-the-knee amputation is motivated about how to walk with assistive devices.
D
A patient has normal eyesight to identify the markings on a syringe and coordination to handle a syringe.
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Question 16
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A nurse is teaching a patient with a risk for hypertension how to take a blood pressure. Which action by the nurse is the priority?

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A
Assess laboratory results for high cholesterol and other data.
B
Identify that teaching is the same as the nursing process.
C
Perform nursing care therapies to address hypertension.
D
Focus on a patient's learning needs and objectives.
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Question 17
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A patient has heart failure and kidney failure. The patient needs teaching about dialysis. Which nursing action is most appropriate for assessing this patient's learning needs?

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A
Assess the patient's total health care needs.
B
Assess the patient's health literacy.
C
Assess all sources of patient data.
D
Assess the goals of patient care.
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Question 18
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A patient had a stroke and must use a cane for support. A nurse is preparing to teach the patient about the cane. Which learning objective/outcome is most appropriate for the nurse to include in the teaching plan?

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A
The patient will walk to the bathroom and back to bed using a cane.
B
The patient will understand the importance of using a cane.
C
The patient will know the correct use of a cane.
D
The patient will learn how to use a cane.
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Question 19
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Which learning objective/outcome has the highest priority for a patient with life-threatening, severe food allergies that require an EpiPen (epinephrine)?

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A
The patient will identify the main ingredients in several foods.
B
The patient will list the side effects of epinephrine.
C
The patient will learn about food labels.
D
The patient will administer epinephrine.
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Question 20
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After a teaching session on taking blood pressures, the nurse tells the patient, "You took that blood pressure like an experienced nurse." Which type of reinforcement did the nurse use?

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A
Social acknowledgment
B
Pleasurable activity
C
Tangible reward
D
Entrusting
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