Class 10: Jean Watson’s Transpersonal Caring Science Theory

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 Class 10: Jean Watsons Transpersonal Caring Science Theory
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 more

  
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  • 1. 

    Which of the following does not belong to the metaparadigms of nursing?
    • A. 

      Environment

    • B. 

      Nurse

    • C. 

      Person

    • D. 

      Health


  • 2. 

    A caring moment can be transpersonal. This means:
    • A. 

      Care is transferred from one person to the other

    • B. 

      Only the person giving the care feels out of body, mind, and soul

    • C. 

      Only the person receiving the care feels unity with body, mind, and soul

    • D. 

      Each person feels a connection with the other at the spirit level


  • 3. 

     Healing is:
    • A. 

      An individual’s existence to explore self

    • B. 

      The unity and harmony within the body, mind, and soul

    • C. 

      Directly related to the individual’s evolving personhood

    • D. 

      Developing the spiritual essence of self


  • 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:   Watson focuses on transpersonal nursing and Orlando focuses on validation Watson attempts to relieve a person’s sense of helplessness and Orlando looks to find a patient’s immediate need for help Watson emphasizes the embodied spirit and Orlando emphasizes the uniqueness of every individual Watson is guided by the Carative Factors, and Orlando attempts to create healing places
    • A. 

      I, ii & iii are correct

    • B. 

      I and iii are correct

    • C. 

      I and iv are correct

    • D. 

      All are correct


  • 5. 

    Jean Watson uses hand washing as a ritual to:
    • A. 

      Make sure that the nurse does not transmit any bacteria to their patients

    • B. 

      Ensure that the patient does not transmit any bacteria to the nurse

    • C. 

      Pause for a moment and become receptive to interactions with the patient

    • D. 

      To ensure that the nurse reflects on what they are going to say to the patient


  • 6. 

    According to Jean Watson, a patient achieves a healthy status when:
    • A. 

      The patient is satisfied with their social health, physical health and mental health

    • B. 

      The patient experiences harmony in mindbodyspirit

    • C. 

      The patient and a nurse experience a “caring moment,” and both individuals are changed

    • D. 

      A nurse uses the Caritas Processes to give the patient “spiritual attention”


  • 7. 

    According to Jean Watson, “the Caring Moment is most evident within the transpersonal Caritas energetic field model.”  This means:
    • A. 

      A Caring Moment is only concerned with high and low energy and light frequencies

    • B. 

      One’s consciousness, intentionality, energetic heart-centered presence is radiating a field beyond the two people and situation, affecting the larger field

    • C. 

      Caring can only occur when both people are energetic

    • D. 

      One must be out of body, mind, and soul, and at one with a higher power to achieve a Caring Moment with another


  • 8. 

    Healing space and environment is best described as:
    • A. 

      Being completed in a way that honors the person as embodied spirit

    • B. 

      Attending to healing and promoting a healing role of architecture alongside conscious, intentional healing modalities

    • C. 

      Honoring the unity of being

    • D. 

      Promoting a deeper personal meaning for the nurse


  • 9. 

    According to Jean Watson, the notion of personhood and life are based on:
    • A. 

      The concept that humans are having a spiritual experience

    • B. 

      The concept that we are spirits having a human experience

    • C. 

      The body is a living spirit that manifests one’s being in the world

    • D. 

      The body is a vessel for the spirit and spirit connections with others is what we seek


  • 10. 

     The following are examples of caring-in-action indictors: Displaying healing objects, stones, blessing baskets Creating healing environments Placing magnets on patient’s doors with positive affirmations Interviewing and selecting staff on basis of “caring” orientation
    • A. 

      Only i, ii, iii are correct

    • B. 

      Only i and iii are correct

    • C. 

      Only ii and iv are correct

    • D. 

      All are correct


  • 11. 

    Which of the following are true: “Health” constitutes the harmony of embodied spirit as one may still have health despite disease “Caring consciousness” is about being aware of your own caring actions “Nursing” promotes harmony in mind, body, spirit through caring moments that occur between the nurse and the client through transpersonal caring The soul is the essence of a person
    • A. 

      Only i, ii, iii are correct

    • B. 

      Only i and iii are correct

    • C. 

      Only ii and iv are correct

    • D. 

      All are correct


  • 12. 

     According to Jean Watson, intentionality is best described as:
    • A. 

      The projection of awareness or consciousness with some purpose and efficacy toward a patient or outcome

    • B. 

      The awareness that an action needs to be performed, this performance is done consciously

    • C. 

      A conscious decision to perform an action for the patient or for a desire outcome

    • D. 

      As nurses we must purposely care for others


  • 13. 

    Which of the following is true when it comes to nursing’s metapardigm concepts as defined by Watson’s Theory?
    • A. 

      The aim for an environment is to create healing places

    • B. 

      One must be free of disease to have health

    • C. 

      A patient’s behavior represents a plea for help

    • D. 

      None of the above


  • 14. 

    All of the following are caring-healing modalities except:
    • A. 

      Music

    • B. 

      Dieting

    • C. 

      Reflexology

    • D. 

      Aromatherapy


  • 15. 

    Watson’s Four (4) Aspects of Caring include:
    • A. 

      Moral ideal, intentionality, healing, caring

    • B. 

      Person, environment, health, nursing

    • C. 

      Moral ideal, intentionality, ontological competencies, healing art and healing space in transpersonal caring

    • D. 

      Transpersonal caring, mind, body, spirit


  • 16. 

    The major conceptual elements of Watson's theory are: Ten Carative Factors (evolving towards the Clinical Caritas Processes) Transpersonal caring relationship Caring moment/caring occasion Caring/healing modalities
    • A. 

      Only i, ii, and iii are correct

    • B. 

      Only i and ii are correct

    • C. 

      Only i and iv are correct

    • D. 

      All are correct


  • 17. 

    Which of the following is/are false?
    • A. 

      Biogenic means life giving and life receiving for patient and practitioners alike

    • B. 

      The medical system can currently be thought of as biogenic

    • C. 

      Nurses in Magnet hospitals use models of human caring in their practice

    • D. 

      All the above of true


  • 18. 

    According to Jean Watson, the following describe a caring moment/occasion: Occurs whenever the nurse and another come together with their unique life histories and phenomenal human-to-human interaction Both people are changed after the interaction Each person feels a connection with the other A specific time of the relationship where one cares for the other genuinely
    • A. 

      Only i and iii are correct

    • B. 

      Only i, ii, iii are correct

    • C. 

      None of the above are correct

    • D. 

      All are correct


  • 19. 

    Transpersonal Caring is best described as: Conveying a concern for the inner life world and subjective meaning of another who is fully embodied Occurring whenever the nurse and another come together in a human transaction 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 Seeking to connect with the physical person
    • A. 

      Only i and iii are correct

    • B. 

      Only i, ii, iii are correct

    • C. 

      None are correct

    • D. 

      All are correct


  • 20. 

    What is considered the “trim” according to Jean Watson?
    • A. 

      The original ten Carative Factors

    • B. 

      Care that is not transpersonal

    • C. 

      Past nursing theories

    • D. 

      Conventional medicine


  • 21. 

    Both Watson and Peplau believe that a person is an individual that lives in an unstable environment.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 22. 

    Advanced caring-healing arts, or modalities, are integral to transpersonal practice.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 23. 

    Caring in transpersonal caring-healing is both a moral ideal and an ontology.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 24. 

    Transpersonal caring seeks to connect with the soul of the other through the processes of caring, healing, and authenticity.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 25. 

    Caring and economics are mutually exclusive, and one can not display caring if they worry about costs to the healthcare system.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 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.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 27. 

    Jean Watson often describes the “person” as an embodied spirit incorporating mind, body, and spirit.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 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.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 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.”
    • A.
    • B. “Cultivation of one’s own spiritual practices and transpersonal self, going beyond ego self”
    • B.
    • C. “Engaging in genuine teaching-learning experiences that attend to unity of being, attempting to stay within the other’s frame of reference”
    • C.
    • D. “Practice of loving-kindness and equanimity within a context of caring consciousness”
    • D.
    • 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”
    • E.

  • 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
    • A.
    • B. “Developing and sustaining a helping-trusting, authentic caring relationship.”
    • B.
    • 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”
    • C.
    • D. “Being authentically present and enabling & sustaining the deep belief system and subjective life world of self and one being cared for”
    • D.
    • 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”
    • E.

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