Admission, Transfer, And Discharge Of Patient Quiz

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For nursing students, here is this Admission, Transfer, And Discharge of the patient quiz. The nurse within a hospital has some very distinct duties that are specifically set for them to accomplish. Being that you just started venturing into the world of nursing, you must have covered some duties you will be required to do perfectly in nursing 101. Take this quiz on chapter 11 covering admission, transfer, and discharge to see how much you understood.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Common reactions to hospitalization. Select all that apply:
    • A. 

      Fear of the unknown

    • B. 

      Loss of identity

    • C. 

      Disorientation

    • D. 

      Excitement

    • E. 

      Separation anxiety

  • 2. 
    Ability to recognize and, to some extent, share the emotions and state of mind of another and to understand the meaning and significance of that person's behavior.
    • A. 

      Empathy

    • B. 

      Sympathy

    • C. 

      Understanding

    • D. 

      Mercy

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is not a common reaction to hospitalization?
    • A. 

      Fear of the unknown

    • B. 

      Loss of identity

    • C. 

      Disorientation to place and time

    • D. 

      Anger due to excessive lab work

    • E. 

      Separation anxiety

  • 4. 
    Separation anxiety and loneliness reflect which part of Maslow's needs?
    • A. 

      Belongingness and love

    • B. 

      Safety

    • C. 

      Identity

    • D. 

      Realization

    • E. 

      Physiological

  • 5. 
    Mr. James, a 75-year-old man, is showing signs of depression, loneliness, and apathy. What would be the best thing to tell him?  
    • A. 

      Your wife and friends will be here any moment now.

    • B. 

      Do you want some snacks?

    • C. 

      Do you want me to turn the television on?

    • D. 

      Look how good the weather is

  • 6. 
    Signs of separation anxiety among older adults. Select all that apply
    • A. 

      Reticence

    • B. 

      Loquaciousness

    • C. 

      Disorientation

    • D. 

      Paranoia

    • E. 

      Depression

  • 7. 
    Possible results of hospitalization among older adults due to a change of environment. Select all that apply:
    • A. 

      Loss of appetite

    • B. 

      Helpless and dependency

    • C. 

      Lack of control

    • D. 

      Reversal of sleeping patterns

    • E. 

      Nosocomial disease

  • 8. 
    Which of the following can a Nurse delegate to an admitting clerk or secretary?
    • A. 

      Ask the patient's medical history.

    • B. 

      Review the patient's medication

    • C. 

      Obtain important identifying information

    • D. 

      Educate a patient about hospital policies

    • E. 

      Instruct patient on what to do before surgery

  • 9. 
    If the patient does not speak English and is not accompanied by a translator or a family member who speaks English, what would be the most appropriate thing to do next?
    • A. 

      Try to guess what is being discussed.

    • B. 

      Call for an interpreter.

    • C. 

      Use sign language

    • D. 

      Delegate the patient to another nurse who speaks that language

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is NOT an appropriate nursing practice with respect to cultural considerations?  
    • A. 

      Be attentive to patient's nonverbal communication.

    • B. 

      Respect the patient as an individual

    • C. 

      Win patient's trust by letting them know that you have friends from the same racial background

    • D. 

      Never attempt to use ethnic dialects with patients

  • 11. 
    Which of the following is NOT included during a patient room orientation?
    • A. 

      Relationship of the room to the nurses' station

    • B. 

      How to use the intercom system

    • C. 

      How to order movies on demand

    • D. 

      The location of the shower and bathroom facilities

    • E. 

      How to adjust the bed and the lights

  • 12. 
    Which color normally indicates allergies when a patient wears a wristband?
    • A. 

      Blue

    • B. 

      Orange

    • C. 

      White

    • D. 

      Red

  • 13. 
    Important procedures for admission. Select all that apply:
    • A. 

      Make the room ready

    • B. 

      Greet patient by name using his/her surname if the patient is an adult

    • C. 

      Explain hospital routine

    • D. 

      Provide directions to closest shopping malls and restaurants

    • E. 

      Explain when meals are served and when friends are allowed to visit

  • 14. 
    When admitting a patient, which of the following procedures promote safety? Select all that apply:
    • A. 

      Orient patient to the unit, lounge, and nurse's station

    • B. 

      Orient patient to the room. Explain use of equipment

    • C. 

      Use side rails and position call light within easy reach

    • D. 

      Invite family back into the room if they left earlier

  • 15. 
    What is generally included in health history? Select all that apply
    • A. 

      Reason for admission

    • B. 

      Signs and symptoms

    • C. 

      Past illnesses, surgical procedures, and hospitalization

    • D. 

      Medication and allergies

    • E. 

      Language spoken

  • 16. 
    Which of the following is not included in the initial physical assessment?
    • A. 

      Level of consciousness, height, and weight

    • B. 

      Breath sounds and bowel sounds

    • C. 

      Range of motion, skin condition, vision, and hearing

    • D. 

      Cultural and religious background

  • 17. 
    Upon explaining a surgical intervention to a patient, the patient says, "I need some time to decide on this". What could be an appropriate response? 
    • A. 

      Do you want me to ask the doctor to help you?

    • B. 

      Here are some brochures about the procedure

    • C. 

      Do you want to be alone with your family?

    • D. 

      Do you want me to leave?

  • 18. 
    Which of the following is not a part of an initial assessment?
    • A. 

      Vital signs

    • B. 

      Height and weight

    • C. 

      Vision and hearing

    • D. 

      Culture and sensitivity test

  • 19. 
    Which of the following is not a part of a nursing intervention during patient admission?
    • A. 

      Orient patient to the hospital

    • B. 

      Confirm that patient understands diagnostic tests and procedures

    • C. 

      Monitor patient's ability to ambulate independently

    • D. 

      Monitor patient's understanding of nurse's culture and environment

    • E. 

      Monitor patient's ability to operate hospital bed, call light, and emergency button.

  • 20. 
    When transferring a patient, how is the continuity of care established?
    • A. 

      By utilizing the best equipment available

    • B. 

      By allowing only trained personnel to do the transfer

    • C. 

      By documenting the patient's condition before and during transfer

    • D. 

      By calling on family members to help during the transfer

  • 21. 
    Which of the following statements expressed by a nursing student indicates that he/she needs more training about discharge planning?
    • A. 

      Transitional care is the process of treating a patient who is being transferred from a hospital back to home.

    • B. 

      Discharge from a home health agency requires the same teaching as discharge from a hospital.

    • C. 

      Family members who will be the primary caregivers do not need assessments or education.

    • D. 

      Assess the skills and availability of a primary caregiver

  • 22. 
    During the registration process, who is the person responsible to ensure that the patient has an allergy band?
    • A. 

      Admission clerk

    • B. 

      Admitting nurse

    • C. 

      Student nurse

    • D. 

      Registered nurse

  • 23. 
    Nursing documentation at discharge should include a:
    • A. 

      A summary account of the hospital stay

    • B. 

      Account of all financial obligations

    • C. 

      Method of discharge

    • D. 

      List of staff who cared for the patient

  • 24. 
    Who is primarily responsible for discharge planning?
    • A. 

      Staff or head nurse

    • B. 

      Director of Nursing

    • C. 

      Licensed Vocational Nurse

    • D. 

      Administrator

  • 25. 
    What does a discharge summary include? Select all that apply
    • A. 

      Patient learning needs

    • B. 

      Patient teaching completed

    • C. 

      Short and long term goals for care

    • D. 

      The projected cost for continuity of care

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