Fundamentals Of Nursing NCLEX Quiz 25

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  • 1. 

    Miss Mary. an 88-year old woman. believes that life should not be prolonged when hope is gone. She has decided that she does not want extraordinary measures taken when her life is at its end. Because she feels this way. she has talked with her daughter about her desires. completing a living will and left directions with her physician. This is an example of:

    • A.

      Affirming a value

    • B.

      Choosing a value

    • C.

      Prizing a value

    • D.

      Reflecting a value

    Correct Answer
    C. Prizing a value
    Explanation
    Prizing a value refers to the act of valuing and cherishing a particular belief or principle. In this scenario, Miss Mary's decision to not prolong her life when there is no hope reflects her personal value of not wanting extraordinary measures taken. By discussing her desires with her daughter, completing a living will, and informing her physician, she is demonstrating that she prizes this value and wants it to be respected and followed in her end-of-life care.

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  • 2. 

    The scope of Nursing practice is legally defined by:

    • A.

      State nurses practice acts

    • B.

      Professional nursing organizations

    • C.

      Hospital policy and procedure manuals

    • D.

      Physicians in the employing institutions

    Correct Answer
    A. State nurses practice acts
    Explanation
    The correct answer is State nurses practice acts. State nurses practice acts are laws that define and regulate the scope of nursing practice within a specific state. These acts outline the legal boundaries and responsibilities of nurses, including the procedures and actions they are authorized to perform. Professional nursing organizations, hospital policies, and physicians in employing institutions may provide additional guidance and standards, but the ultimate authority lies with the state nurses practice acts.

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  • 3. 

    A student nurse who is employed as a nursing assistant may perform any functions that:

    • A.

      Have been learned about in school

    • B.

      Are expected of a nurse at that level

    • C.

      Are identified in the positions job description

    • D.

      Require technical rather than professional skill.

    Correct Answer
    C. Are identified in the positions job description
    Explanation
    The correct answer is that a student nurse who is employed as a nursing assistant may perform any functions that are identified in the position's job description. This means that the student nurse is expected to carry out the specific tasks and responsibilities outlined in their job description, which may include a range of technical duties that do not necessarily require professional skills.

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  • 4. 

    A confused client who fell out of bed because side rails were not used is an example of which type of liability?

    • A.

      Felony

    • B.

      Assault

    • C.

      Battery

    • D.

      Negligence

    Correct Answer
    D. Negligence
    Explanation
    A confused client falling out of bed because side rails were not used suggests negligence. Negligence refers to the failure to exercise reasonable care, resulting in harm or injury to another person. In this case, the lack of using side rails for a confused client is a failure to provide a safe environment, which can be considered negligence.

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  • 5. 

    The nurse puts a restraint jacket on a client without the client’s permission and without the physicians order. The nurse may be guilty of:

    • A.

      Assault

    • B.

      Battery

    • C.

      Invasion of privacy

    • D.

      Neglect

    Correct Answer
    B. Battery
    Explanation
    The nurse may be guilty of battery because battery refers to the intentional and unauthorized touching of another person without their consent. In this scenario, the nurse put a restraint jacket on the client without their permission or a physician's order, which can be considered as unauthorized physical contact.

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  • 6. 

    In a situation in which there is insufficient staff to implement competent care. a nurse should:

    • A.

      Organize a strike

    • B.

      Inform the clients of the situation

    • C.

      Refuse the assignment

    • D.

      Accept the assignment but make a protest in writing to the administration.

    Correct Answer
    A. Organize a strike
  • 7. 

    Which statement about loss is accurate?

    • A.

      Loss is only experienced when there is an actual absence of something valued.

    • B.

      The more the individual has invested in what is lost. the less the feeling of loss.

    • C.

      Loss may be maturational. situational. or both.

    • D.

      The degree of stress experienced is unrelated to the type of loss.

    Correct Answer
    C. Loss may be maturational. situational. or both.
    Explanation
    Loss may be maturational, situational, or both. This means that loss can occur as a result of natural life transitions or developmental stages (maturational loss), as well as due to specific events or circumstances (situational loss). For example, losing a loved one or a job can be considered situational loss, while experiencing the loss of youth or physical abilities can be seen as maturational loss. This statement acknowledges that loss can take different forms and can be caused by various factors, highlighting the complexity of the experience of loss.

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  • 8. 

    Trying questionable and experimental forms of therapy is a behavior that is characterized of which stage of dying?

    • A.

      Anger

    • B.

      Depression

    • C.

      Bargaining

    • D.

      Acceptance

    Correct Answer
    C. Bargaining
    Explanation
    During the stage of bargaining, individuals facing death may attempt to negotiate or make deals with a higher power or medical professionals in order to prolong their life or find a cure. This behavior often involves trying various forms of therapy, even those that may be questionable or experimental, in the hope of finding a solution or extending their time. Bargaining is a common response to the fear and uncertainty that comes with the realization of impending death.

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  • 9. 

    All of the following are crucial needs of the dying client except:

    • A.

      Control of pain

    • B.

      Preservation of dignity and self-worth

    • C.

      Love and belonging

    • D.

      Freedom from decision making

    Correct Answer
    D. Freedom from decision making
    Explanation
    The dying client needs control of pain to ensure their comfort and well-being during their final moments. Preservation of dignity and self-worth is important to maintain their sense of identity and respect. Love and belonging provide emotional support and a sense of connection during this difficult time. However, freedom from decision making may not be a crucial need for the dying client, as they may still want to have a say in their care and express their preferences.

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  • 10. 

    Cultural awareness is an in-depth self-examination of one’s:

    • A.

      Background. recognizing biases and prejudices.

    • B.

      Social. cultural. and biophysical factors

    • C.

      Engagement in cross-cultural interactions

    • D.

      Motivation and commitment to caring.

    Correct Answer
    A. Background. recognizing biases and prejudices.
    Explanation
    Cultural awareness is an in-depth examination of one’s own background. recognizing biases and prejudices and assumptions about other people.

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