Canadian Nursing Principles Test #1

26 Questions | Total Attempts: 327

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Topics 1, 2, and 4 Assiniboine Community College


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    _________ can be defined as groups whose members share a social and cultural heritage.
  • 2. 
    ___________ can be defined as shared patterns of learned values and behaviors that are transmitted over time and that distinguish the members of one group from another
  • 3. 
    ___________ can be defined as the common biological attributed shared by a group, such as skin color
  • 4. 
    _______________ can be defined as a process whereby many cultures coexist  in society and maintain their cultural differences
  • 5. 
    __________ can be defined as a tendency to view one's own way of life as more valuables than others
  • 6. 
    An example of Cultural _______________ would be when health care practitioners who do not understand cultural differences use their own values and ways of life as the absolute guides in providing services to clients and interpreting their behaviors instead of understanding the clients different culture.
  • 7. 
    Which of the following describe the Medical Approach (check all that apply)
    • A. 

      Emphasizes that medical intervention restores health

    • B. 

      An adequate health care system is paramount to ensuring that populations remain healthy

    • C. 

      Places responsibility for health on the individual

    • D. 

      Emphasizes the use of epidemiological data to determine etiology of health and disease

  • 8. 
    Which of the following describe the Behavioral Approach (check all that apply)
    • A. 

      Shifted responsibility for health to society

    • B. 

      Marc Lalonde commissioned a study that shifted emphasis from a medical to a behavioral approach

    • C. 

      Further improvements in the environment, reductions in self-imposed risks, and greater knowledge of human biology were necessary to improve health status

    • D. 

      Health Promotion Directorate in the Department of National Health and Welfare was established and aimed to decrease behavioral risk factors

  • 9. 
    Which of the following describes the Socioenvironmental Approach (check all that apply)
    • A. 

      Combination of stability and actualization

    • B. 

      Ottawa Charter for Health Promotion: identified prerequisites for health and shifted responsibility for health to society

    • C. 

      Less emphasis was given to health promotion and disease prevention

    • D. 

      Health is tied to social structure

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is the greatest Determinant of Health?
    • A. 

      Personal Health Practices and Coping Skills

    • B. 

      Biology and Genetic Endowment

    • C. 

      Physical Environments

    • D. 

      Income and Social Status

  • 11. 
    Which of the following are Health Promotion Strategies? (check all that apply)
    • A. 

      Develop Personal Skills

    • B. 

      Strengthen Community Action

    • C. 

      Reorient Health Services

    • D. 

      Create Supportive Environments

    • E. 

      Build a Healthy Public Policy

  • 12. 
    A social safety net is a network of national, provincial, and territorial social programs/
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Who passed the first public insurance plan? (Medicare)
    • A. 

      Erik Erikson

    • B. 

      Tommy Douglas

    • C. 

      Marc Lalonde

    • D. 

      Karl Marx

  • 14. 
    The Provincial government is responsible for which of the following (check all that apply)
    • A. 

      Provide government policy/programs promoting health and preventing disease

    • B. 

      Develops and administers own health insurance plan that pays for physician/hospital costs

    • C. 

      Approves drugs

    • D. 

      Finances and plans health care services

  • 15. 
    The Federal Government is responsible for which of the following (check all that apply)
    • A. 

      Administers national principle for health care system

    • B. 

      Develops health insurance plan for each individual province/territory

    • C. 

      Deliver health care for certain groups (such as veterans, RCMP. armed forces, federal inmates)

    • D. 

      Assist in financing health care services (transfer of tax money)

  • 16. 
    Which of the following is the correct order of expenditures from highest to lowest
    • A. 

      Physicians, hospitals, drugs

    • B. 

      Drugs, hospitals, physicians

    • C. 

      Hospitals, physicians, drugs

    • D. 

      Hospital, drugs, physicians

  • 17. 
    Where does Canada rank in terms of health status
    • A. 

      High (1st - 6th)

    • B. 

      Average (7th - 13th)

    • C. 

      Low (14th - 17th)

    • D. 

      Answer option 4

  • 18. 
    Education in schools, well baby clinics, prenatal education, anti-smoking education, and advocacy for public health policy are all examples of which level of Health Care?
    • A. 

      Health Promotion

    • B. 

      Disease and Injury Prevention

    • C. 

      Diagnosis and Treatment

    • D. 

      Rehabilitation

    • E. 

      Supportive Care

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