Ultimate Health Education Exam: Quiz!

23 Questions | Total Attempts: 34

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  • 1. 
    For whom are patient education programs very helpful?
    • A. 

      Adults and families who can learn to avoid health problems

    • B. 

      Adults and families, who will all be clients in the future

    • C. 

      People who wish to learn how best to use the health care system

    • D. 

      People with an identified health problem

  • 2. 
    Toward which individuals and their families are health education programs primarily aimed?
    • A. 

      Those who are acutely ill and need information to help them recover and avoid further problems

    • B. 

      Those who are healthy and can support each other in maintaining healthy lifestyles

    • C. 

      Those who must cope with an ongoing chronic disease

    • D. 

      Those who have defined health problems and who can support each other in maintaining healthy lifestyles

  • 3. 
    Which of the following criteria must be met in order for an educational program to receive third-party reimbursement?
    • A. 

      It must be provided to a geriatric population.

    • B. 

       It must be given by an advanced nurse practitioner.

    • C. 

      It must occur in a rural, underserved area.

    • D. 

      It must be prescribed by a physician for an ill client.

  • 4. 
    How can nurses best help expand the availability of health education programs?
    • A. 

      Being entrepreneurs and asking patients to pay what they think the educational program was worth

    • B. 

      Suggesting to their friends and neighbors that they lobby local health organizations to provide such health education programs

    • C. 

      Teaching health education programs as unpaid volunteers in the community

    • D. 

      Working politically to influence public policy regarding funding health education programs

  • 5. 
    What strategies will a nurse include when planning an educational program for adults that ensures student learning?
    • A. 

      Individual one-on-one tutorials to ensure maximum understanding

    • B. 

      Large group lectures with handouts of main points along with culturally appropriate pictures

    • C. 

      Small peer group discussions on how to apply the new knowledge with prompt feedback

    • D. 

      Use of multimedia technologies such as videotapes and PowerPoint presentations

  • 6. 
    In what way are the Predisposing, Reinforcing, Enabling, Causes in Educational Diagnosis, and Evaluation (PRECEDE) model helpful when health education programs are implemented?
    • A. 

      It addresses the learning needs of ill individuals.

    • B. 

      It begins with examining an aggregates general concerns and quality of life.

    • C. 

      It emphasizes the learning needs of families who have an ill member.

    • D. 

      It focuses primarily on environmental resources.

  • 7. 
    Which of the following factors most influences a client's ability to learn from a health education program?
    • A. 

      Clients belief that the information will be useful or enjoyable

    • B. 

      Handouts given to the client

    • C. 

      Nurses ability to teach

    • D. 

      Setting in which the educational program is given

  • 8. 
    A nurse is teaching a client how to perform her own insulin injections. Which of the following should the nurse assess first to determine the client's experiential readiness to learn?
    • A. 

      Culture and ethnic background

    • B. 

      Educational ability

    • C. 

      Family structure

    • D. 

      Home environment

  • 9. 
    Behavioral objectives should be:
    • A. 

      Comprehensive and complete.

    • B. 

      Observable, measurable, and clearly communicated.

    • C. 

      Specific and detailed.

    • D. 

      Written on the teaching plan.

  • 10. 
    The nurse distributed written materials with culturally appropriate pictures to the small groups in the audience and began to lecture on the important content before the planned discussion period. However, no one was listening. What should the nurse have done differently?
    • A. 

      Created a more interesting and entertaining lecture

    • B. 

      Withheld the written materials until after the lecture

    • C. 

      Let the audience discuss the material as a whole, not in small groups

    • D. 

      Skipped the lecture and went directly to the discussion period

  • 11. 
    Which of the following statements best demonstrates an appropriately written behavioral objective?
    • A. 

      The learner will be able to verbally explain the need for political action.

    • B. 

      The panel of experts will have discussed knowledge, assumptions, and cultural values.

    • C. 

      The participant will understand the material presented.

    • D. 

      The teacher will distribute and collect evaluation forms.

  • 12. 
    A community/public health nurse is planning an educational program about healthy choices to prevent heart disease. Which of the following variables will be the primary influence as the nurse selects content for the program?
    • A. 

      Employing agencys preferences

    • B. 

      Needs of the high-risk target group

    • C. 

      Third-party payers probable coverage of the educational program

    • D. 

      What the nurse feels most comfortable and skilled in teaching

  • 13. 
    A nurse began by asking the audience, What do you want me to discuss? All responses were written on the chalkboard and then, as specific points were discussed, the nurse erased the item. However, the nurse often added material that was not requested. Why would the nurse add more content?
    • A. 

      Because the nurse believed the additional information was entertaining and lightened the mood

    • B. 

      Because the nurse knew, on the basis of personal experience, other relevant information that the audience needed

    • C. 

      Because the nurse knew so much about the subject and wanted to give all the details.

    • D. 

      Because the nurse was sure that the audience meant to ask about it

  • 14. 
    When teaching an educational program to an adult audience, which of the following actions should a nurse take to best meet their educational needs?
    • A. 

      Providing a specific, detailed explanation of each component of the program

    • B. 

      Using various methods of instruction, including lecture, discussion, and visual aids

    • C. 

      Providing an opportunity for participants to express their feelings about the program

    • D. 

      Using a PowerPoint presentation so that the audience can visualize the material

  • 15. 
    A nurse educator wanted to be certain that the program participants not only learned the content but also had time to practice these new behaviors. Which of the following must the nurse be sure to include in the program?
    • A. 

      Providing positive praise for participation

    • B. 

      Allowing time for role-playing

    • C. 

      Engaging the audience in stress-reduction exercises

    • D. 

      Modeling the appropriate behaviors

  • 16. 
    Which comment to the nurse best demonstrates a successful health education program?
    • A. 

      Im going to take a 30-minute walk each day.

    • B. 

       I certainly enjoyed the program, and thank you for the freebies.

    • C. 

      You gave me so much new information; thank you so much.

    • D. 

      Wow! I learned many things that I can use in my daily activities.

  • 17. 
    Which of the following would be the best question for a nurse to ask to determine whether an educational intervention had any effect?
    • A. 

      Are you interested in any other topics for me to teach?

    • B. 

      Did you find this program useful to you?

    • C. 

      Do you understand the material I presented?

    • D. 

      How are you going to apply these ideas at home?

  • 18. 
    Which audience comment best demonstrates self-efficacy?
    • A. 

       I believe I can learn to do this.

    • B. 

      I think the nurse is a real expert in this stuff.

    • C. 

      Those computer graphics really make it clear how people can do this.

    • D. 

      Wow. The nurse really expects us to do this.

  • 19. 
    The nurse had a peer evaluation completed in order to improve her teaching expertise. Which of the following best describes this evaluation?
    • A. 

      A summary of the evaluation that the audience completed at the end of the program

    • B. 

      Another nurse observing and providing feedback on the presentation

    • C. 

      Completion of an evaluation of their learning and satisfaction by participants

    • D. 

      Videotaping of the presentation for further review by the nurse and others

  • 20. 
    In preparing to give a presentation on breast self-examination, a nurse went to the American Cancer Society and obtained a variety of handouts to use during the presentation. Which possibly erroneous assumption is the nurse make?
    • A. 

      Handouts are the best technique for emphasizing important points.

    • B. 

      Handouts will be easily read by people in the audience.

    • C. 

      People will appreciate the brochures and freebies such as shower hook reminders.

    • D. 

      People will use the reminders and put them in their bathrooms.

  • 21. 
    One of the adults at a health education program introduced a rather unorthodox suggestion, claiming, I saw it on the Internet. Which of the following criteria is most important for laypeople to use in deciding whether to accept information on the Internet?
    • A. 

      The author of the information has written several books on the topic, all of which are for sale.

    • B. 

      The content of the site is supported by an international pharmaceutical company.

    • C. 

      The site is frequently referred to in magazine and TV advertisements.

    • D. 

      The site is maintained and frequently updated by a federal health agency.

  • 22. 
    Which of the following activities would be important for the nurse to complete when planning an educational program?
    • A. 

      Avoid rehearsing the content or it will sound too practiced.

    • B. 

      Come early to set up the audiovisual materials.

    • C. 

      Remind all possible participants that early registration is required.

    • D. 

      Try to get as many free handouts and freebies as possible.

  • 23. 
    A nurse was asked to select an appropriate site for a nursing education program for adults in the community. Which of the following characteristics is most important in choosing the site?
    • A. 

      Location in a building that does not charge rent for use of the space

    • B. 

      Lots of room for participants to stand, walk around the room, and socialize with other participants

    • C. 

      Accessibility to public transportation, location in a physically safe area, and accessibility for disabled participants

    • D. 

      Location next to a police station, fire station, or other community resource