Fundamentals Of Nursing NCLEX Quiz 24

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      “Palliative care is given to those who have less than 6 months to live.”

    • B. 

      “Palliative care aims to relieve or reduce the symptoms of a disease.”

    • C. 

      “The goal of palliative care is to affect a cure of a serious illness or disease.”

    • D. 

      “Palliative care means the client and family take a more passive role and the doctor focuses on the physiological needs of the client. The location of death will most likely occur in the hospital setting.”

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is not included in evaluating the degree of heritage consistency in a client?
    • A. 

      Gender

    • B. 

      Culture

    • C. 

      Ethnicity

    • D. 

      Religion

  • 3. 
    When providing care to clients with varied cultural backgrounds. it is imperative for the nurse to recognize that:
    • A. 

      Cultural considerations must be put aside if basic needs are in jeopardy.

    • B. 

      Generalizations about the behavior of a particular group may be inaccurate.

    • C. 

      Current health standards should determine the acceptability of cultural practices.

    • D. 

      Similar reactions to stress will occur when individuals have the same cultural background.

  • 4. 
    To respect a client’s personal space and territoriality. the nurse:
    • A. 

      Avoids the use of touch

    • B. 

      Explains nursing care and procedures

    • C. 

      Keeps the curtains pulled around the clients bed

    • D. 

      Stands 8 feet away from the bed. if possible.

  • 5. 
    To be effective in meeting various ethnic needs. the nurse should:
    • A. 

      Treat all clients alike.

    • B. 

      Be aware of client’s cultural differences.

    • C. 

      Act as if he or she is comfortable with the client’s behavior.

    • D. 

      Avoid asking questions about the client’s cultural background.

  • 6. 
    The most important factor in providing nursing care to clients in a specific ethnic group is:
    • A. 

      Communication

    • B. 

      Time orientation

    • C. 

      Biological variation

    • D. 

      Environmental control

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      A client’s legal rights coexist with a health professional’s obligation.

    • B. 

      Decisions must be made quickly. often under stressful conditions.

    • C. 

      Decisions must be made based on value systems.

    • D. 

      The choices involved do not appear to be clearly right or wrong.

  • 8. 
    A document that lists the medical treatment a person chooses to refuse if unable to make decisions is the:
    • A. 

      Durable power of attorney

    • B. 

      Informed consent

    • C. 

      Living will

    • D. 

      Advance directives

  • 9. 
    Which statement about an institutional ethics committee is correct?
    • A. 

      The ethics committee is an additional resource for clients and healthcare professionals.

    • B. 

      The ethics committee relieves health care professionals from dealing with ethical issues.

    • C. 

      The ethics committee would be the first option in addressing an ethical dilemma.

    • D. 

      The ethics committee replaces decision making by the client and health care providers.

  • 10. 
    The nurse is working with parents of a seriously ill newborn. Surgery has been proposed for the infant. but the chances of success are unclear. In helping the parents resolve this ethical conflict. the nurse knows that the first step is:
    • A. 

      Exploring reasonable courses of action

    • B. 

      Collecting all available information about the situation

    • C. 

      Clarifying values related to the cause of the dilemma.

    • D. 

      Identifying people who can solve the difficulty.