Foundations Of Nursing Practice

17 Questions  I  By Jillzs on December 6, 2010
Based on chapter 4 of P & P, theoretical foundations of nursing practice.

  

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1.  Nursing's paradigm includes:
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2.  The nursing process is an example of an open system. An open system
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3.  Validity and predictability of nursing interventions are related to:
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4.  Theories will be tested to describe or predict client outcomes is an example of
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5.  To practice in today's health care environment, nurses need a strong scientific knowledge base in nursing and other disciplines, such as the physical, social, and behavioral sciences. This relates to which of the following?
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6.  __________________ theories address nursing interventions for a phenomenon and __________________the consequence of a specific nursing intervention.
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7.  The phenomena within this theory tend to cross differnt nursing fields and reflect a wide variety of nursing care situations, such as uncertainty, incontinence, social support, quality of life and caring. Mishel's theory provides a basis to assist clients in coping with uncertainty and the illness response.  This is an example of what theory?
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8.  Some nursing theories use a systems theory as a base. As a system, the nursing process has the following components:
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9.  Evidence-based nursing practice is the end result of
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10.  Although the nursing process is central to nursing, it is not a theory. The nursing process provides a:
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11.  Nursing is the diagnosis and treatment of human responses to actual or potential health problems. Health has different meanings for each client and is
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12.  The theory that involves care and helps the client attain total self-care is:
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13.  Nursing's goal is to educate the client and family and to help the client reach mature personality development. This focus on the individual, the nurse and the interactive process is an example of which nursing theory?
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14.  A ________________________ is a set of concepts, definitions, relationships, and assumptions that:
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15.  The nursing paradigm identifies four linkages of interest to the nursing profession. These four linkages are:
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16.  According to this theory goal of nursing is to help the person adapt to the changes in physiological needs, self-concept, role function and interdependent relations during health and illness.
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17.  Nursing continues to grow as a profession. Theories generate nursing knowledge and are  used to prescribe specific interventions to improve client outcomes. The overall goal of nursing knowledge is to explain the practice of nursing as
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