Fundamentals Of Nursing NCLEX Quiz 9

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Critical thinking and the nursing process have which of the following in common? Both:
    • A. 

      Are important to use in nursing practice

    • B. 

      Use an ordered series of steps

    • C. 

      Are patient-specific processes

    • D. 

      Were developed specifically for nursing

  • 2. 
    In which step of the nursing process does the nurse analyze data and identify client problems?
    • A. 

      Assessment

    • B. 

      Diagnosis

    • C. 

      Planning outcomes

    • D. 

      Evaluation

  • 3. 
    In which phase of the nursing process does the nurse decide whether her actions have successfully treated the client’s health problem?
    • A. 

      Assessment

    • B. 

      Diagnosis

    • C. 

      Planning outcomes

    • D. 

      Evaluation

  • 4. 
    What is the most basic reason that self-knowledge is important for nurses? Because it helps the nurse to:
    • A. 

      Identify personal biases that may affect his thinking and actions

    • B. 

      Identify the most effective interventions for a patient

    • C. 

      Communicate more efficiently with colleagues. patients. and families

    • D. 

      Learn and remember new procedures and techniques

  • 5. 
    Arrange the steps of the nursing process in the sequence in which they generally occur (A. Assessment|B. Evaluation|C. Planning outcomes|D. Planning interventions|E. Diagnosis)
    • A. 

      E. B. A. D. C

    • B. 

      A. B. C. D. E

    • C. 

      A. E. C. D. B

    • D. 

      D. A. B. E. C

  • 6. 
    How are critical thinking skills and critical thinking attitudes similar? Both are:
    • A. 

      Influences on the nurse’s problem solving and decision making

    • B. 

      Like feelings rather than cognitive activities

    • C. 

      Cognitive activities rather than feelings

    • D. 

      Applicable in all aspects of a person’s life

  • 7. 
    The nurse is preparing to admit a patient from the emergency department. The transferring nurse reports that the patient with chronic lung disease has a 30+ year history of tobacco use. The nurse used to smoke a pack of cigarettes a day at one time and worked very hard to quit smoking. She immediately thinks to herself. “I know I tend to feel negatively about people who use tobacco. especially when they have a serious lung condition; I figure if I can stop smoking. they should be able to. I must remember how physically and psychologically difficult that is. and be very careful not to let be judgmental of this patient.” This best illustrates:
    • A. 

      Theoretical knowledge

    • B. 

      Self-knowledge

    • C. 

      Using reliable resources

    • D. 

      Use of the nursing process

  • 8. 
    Which organization’s standards require that all patients be assessed specifically for pain?
    • A. 

      American Nurses Association (ANA)

    • B. 

      State nurse practice acts

    • C. 

      National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN)

    • D. 

      The Joint Commission

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is an example of data that should be validated?
    • A. 

      The urinalysis report indicates there are white blood cells in the urine.

    • B. 

      The client states she feels feverish; you measure the oral temperature at 98°F.

    • C. 

      The client has clear breath sounds; you count a respiratory rate of 18.

    • D. 

      The chest x-ray report indicates the client has pneumonia in the right lower lobe.

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is an example of appropriate behavior when conducting a client interview?
    • A. 

      Recording all the information on the agency-approved form during the interview

    • B. 

      Asking the client. “Why did you think it was necessary to seek health care at this time?”

    • C. 

      Using precise medical terminology when asking the client questions

    • D. 

      Sitting. facing the client in a chair at the client’s bedside. using active listening

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