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  • 1. 
    According to Maslow, which of the following categories of needs represents the most basic?
    • A. 

      Physiologic needs

    • B. 

      Safety and security needs

    • C. 

      Self-actualization

    • D. 

      Belongingness

  • 2. 
    Which of the following statements reflects the World Health Organization’s definition of health?
    • A. 

      A condition of homeostatis and adaptation.

    • B. 

      A state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease and infirmity.

    • C. 

      An individual’s location along a wellness–illness continuum.

    • D. 

      A fluid, ever-changing balance reflected through physical, mental, and social behavior.

  • 3. 
    Which of the following statements defines culture?
    • A. 

      The classification of a group based upon certain distinctive characteristics.

    • B. 

      The status of belonging to a particular region by origin, birth, or naturalization.

    • C. 

      A group of people distinguished by genetically transmitted material.

    • D. 

      The learned patterns of behavior, beliefs, and values that can be attributed to a particular group of people.

  • 4. 
    4. The reason that case management has gained such prominence in health care can be traced to
    • A. 

      Decreased cost of care associated with inpatient stay.

    • B. 

      Increased length of hospital stay.

    • C. 

      Discharge from specialty care units to home.

    • D. 

      Limited availability for inter-unit hospital transfers.

  • 5. 
    5. A preferred provider organization is described as a
    • A. 

      Health care savings account program.

    • B. 

      Business arrangement between hospitals and physicians.

    • C. 

      Prepaid group health practice system.

    • D. 

      Limited insurance program.

  • 6. 
    6. Which of the following categories identifies the focus of community/public health nursing practice?
    • A. 

      Hospice care delivery

    • B. 

      Promoting and maintaining the health of populations and preventing and minimizing the progress of disease

    • C. 

      Rehabilitation and restorative services

    • D. 

      Adaptation of hospital care to the home environment

  • 7. 
    7. A major goal for home care nurses is
    • A. 

      Restoring maximum health function.

    • B. 

      Promoting the health of populations.

    • C. 

      Minimizing the progress of disease.

    • D. 

      Maintaining the health of populations.

  • 8. 
    8. In the United States, nurses performing invasive procedures need to be up-to-date with their immunizations, particularly
    • A. 

      Hepatitis C.

    • B. 

      Hepatitis A.

    • C. 

      Hepatitis B.

    • D. 

      Hepatitis E.

  • 9. 
    9. At what time during a patient’s hospital stay does discharge planning begin?
    • A. 

      By the third hospital day

    • B. 

      Admission

    • C. 

      Twenty-four hours prior to discharge

    • D. 

      The shift prior to discharge

  • 10. 
    10. The leading health problems of elementary school children include
    • A. 

      Homicide.

    • B. 

      Alcohol and drug abuse.

    • C. 

      Cancer.

    • D. 

      Mental and emotional problems.

  • 11. 
    11. Which skill needed by the nurse to think critically involves identification of patient problems indicated by data?
    • A. 

      Explanation

    • B. 

      Inferencing

    • C. 

      Interpretation

    • D. 

      Analysis

  • 12. 
    12. The ethics theory that focuses on ends or consequences of actions is the a)      b)    Formalist theory argues that moral standards exist independently of the ends or consequences. c)      Deontological theory argues that moral standards exist independently of the ends or consequences. d)      Adaptation theory is not an ethics theory.
    • A. 

      Utilitarian theory.

    • B. 

      formalist theory.

    • C. 

      Deontological theory.

    • D. 

      Adaptation theory.

  • 13. 
    13. Which of the following ethical principles refers to the duty to do good?
    • A. 

      Nonmaleficence

    • B. 

      Veracity

    • C. 

      Fidelity

    • D. 

      Beneficence