Class 10: Jean Watson’s Transpersonal Caring Science Theory

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This practice test will help students from Karen George Michel's course, Nursing 2203b, prepare for the final exam. The test focuses specifically on Jean Watson’s Transpersonal Caring Science Theory. The readings associated with this theory were included in the class 10 objectives. This test not only touches upon our class 10 lecture, but also touches upon important concepts included in the readings that were not covered in lecture. Students have unlimited time to complete the online test. In preparation, students are asked to first visit the following 2 resources before beginning the online quiz: Video on Watson's Theory http://www. Youtube. Com/watch? V=-pBiQKjyeWM&feature=related Crossword Puzzle http://crosswordlabs. Com/view/jean-watsons-transpersonal-caring-science -theory The mark breakdown of the online quiz is as follows: Part A: 20 multiple choice questions (1 mark each) Part B: 8 True/False questions ( 1 mark each) Part C: 10 Matching ( 0. 5 marks each) Total: 33 Marks Correct answers are shown after answering each question.  But also, a full correct answer key with your answer submissions are also presented at the end of completing the quiz, which will serve as an excellent study guide.   Part D & E of the test consist of short answer questions and a case study. This portion of the practise test can be completed on paper, not on this electronic site. Students will be provided with the short answer and case study questions, as well as an answer key for all parts of the test (A-E) so they may grade themselves in preparation for the final. Good Luck!

  
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1.  Which of the following does not belong to the metaparadigms of nursing?
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2.  A caring moment can be transpersonal. This means:
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3.   Healing is:
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4.  The metaparadigms of nursing can be found in both Watson's and Orlando’s theories. The metaparadigms in Watson’s theory differ from that of Orlando because:  
  1. Watson focuses on transpersonal nursing and Orlando focuses on validation
  2. Watson attempts to relieve a person’s sense of helplessness and Orlando looks to find a patient’s immediate need for help
  3. Watson emphasizes the embodied spirit and Orlando emphasizes the uniqueness of every individual
  4. Watson is guided by the Carative Factors, and Orlando attempts to create healing places
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5.  Jean Watson uses hand washing as a ritual to:
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6.  According to Jean Watson, a patient achieves a healthy status when:
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7.  According to Jean Watson, “the Caring Moment is most evident within the transpersonal Caritas energetic field model.”  This means:
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8.  Healing space and environment is best described as:
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9.  According to Jean Watson, the notion of personhood and life are based on:
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10.   The following are examples of caring-in-action indictors:
  1. Displaying healing objects, stones, blessing baskets
  2. Creating healing environments
  3. Placing magnets on patient’s doors with positive affirmations
  4. Interviewing and selecting staff on basis of “caring” orientation
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11.  Which of the following are true:
  1. “Health” constitutes the harmony of embodied spirit as one may still have health despite disease
  2. “Caring consciousness” is about being aware of your own caring actions
  3. “Nursing” promotes harmony in mind, body, spirit through caring moments that occur between the nurse and the client through transpersonal caring
  4. The soul is the essence of a person
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12.   According to Jean Watson, intentionality is best described as:
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13.  Which of the following is true when it comes to nursing’s metapardigm concepts as defined by Watson’s Theory?
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14.  All of the following are caring-healing modalities except:
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15.  Watson’s Four (4) Aspects of Caring include:
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16.  The major conceptual elements of Watson's theory are:
  1. Ten Carative Factors (evolving towards the Clinical Caritas Processes)
  2. Transpersonal caring relationship
  3. Caring moment/caring occasion
  4. Caring/healing modalities
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17.  Which of the following is/are false?
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18.  According to Jean Watson, the following describe a caring moment/occasion:
  1. Occurs whenever the nurse and another come together with their unique life histories and phenomenal human-to-human interaction
  2. Both people are changed after the interaction
  3. Each person feels a connection with the other
  4. A specific time of the relationship where one cares for the other genuinely
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19.  Transpersonal Caring is best described as:
  1. Conveying a concern for the inner life world and subjective meaning of another who is fully embodied
  2. Occurring whenever the nurse and another come together in a human transaction
  3. Seeking to connect with and embrace the spirit or soul of the other through the processes of caring and healing and being in authentic relation in the moment
  4. Seeking to connect with the physical person
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20.  What is considered the “trim” according to Jean Watson?
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21.  Both Watson and Peplau believe that a person is an individual that lives in an unstable environment.
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22.  Advanced caring-healing arts, or modalities, are integral to transpersonal practice.
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23.  Caring in transpersonal caring-healing is both a moral ideal and an ontology.
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24.  Transpersonal caring seeks to connect with the soul of the other through the processes of caring, healing, and authenticity.
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25.  Caring and economics are mutually exclusive, and one can not display caring if they worry about costs to the healthcare system.
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26.  Caring-healing modalities include the use of imagery and auditory, visual, olfactory, tactile, gustatory, mental-cognitive, kinesthetic, and caring consciousness, which includes psychological and therapeutic presence modalities.
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27.  Jean Watson often describes the “person” as an embodied spirit incorporating mind, body, and spirit.
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28.  The coming together in a given caring moment is not a focal point in space and time, but it is the nurse receptiveness to the interaction that is important.
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29.  Match the following Carative Factors with the appropriate Carative Processes.
A. “Being present to and supportive of positive and negative feelings as connection with the deeper spirit of self and the one-being-cared-for.”
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B. “Cultivation of one’s own spiritual practices and transpersonal self, going beyond ego self”
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C. “Engaging in genuine teaching-learning experiences that attend to unity of being, attempting to stay within the other’s frame of reference”
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D. “Practice of loving-kindness and equanimity within a context of caring consciousness”
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E. “Creative use of self and all ways of knowing as part of the caring process; to engage in the artistry of caring/healing practices”
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30.  Match the following Carative Factors with the appropriate Carative Processes.
A. “Assisting with basic needs, with an intentional caring consciousness; administering “human care essentials” which potentate alignment of mindbodyspirit, wholeness and unity of being in all aspects of care; attending to both embodied spirit and evolving emergence
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B. “Developing and sustaining a helping-trusting, authentic caring relationship.”
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C. “Opening and attending to spiritual-mysterious existential dimensions of one’s own life-death; soul care for self and the one being cared for”
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D. “Being authentically present and enabling & sustaining the deep belief system and subjective life world of self and one being cared for”
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E. “Creating healing environments at all levels (physical as well as the non-physical), subtle environment of energy and consciousness whereby wholeness, beauty, comfort, dignity and peace are promoted”
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