Nursing Process And Critical Thinking Review Test

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Nursing Process And Critical Thinking Review Test

This test is review test based on the book Foundations of Nursing by Barbara Lauritsen Christensen and Elaine Oden Kockrow, page 121-137. This quiz can assist you in analyzing how strong a grip you have over the topics from the pages mentioned above. So, let's start already!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Organizational framework for the practice of Nursing

    • B. 

      Systematic method by which nurses plan and provide care for patients

    • C. 

      The application of the nursing process only applies to RN's and not LPN's

    • D. 

      The Nursing Scope and Standards of Practice of the ANA outlines the steps of the nursing process

  • 2. 
    ANA defines it as a"systematic dynamic process by which the nurse, through interaction with the client, significant others  and health care providers collect and analyzes data about the client
    • A. 

      Physical Check-up

    • B. 

      Hospital evaluation

    • C. 

      Assessment

    • D. 

      Analysis

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      When patient is critically ill or disoriented

    • B. 

      When patient is unable to respond

    • C. 

      Preferably early in the morning before breakfast.

    • D. 

      When drastic changes are happening to a patient.

  • 4. 
    A synonym for significant data that usually demonstrate an unhealthy response. 
    • A. 

      Cue

    • B. 

      Objective

    • C. 

      Subjective

    • D. 

      Interpretative

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      Symptoms

    • B. 

      Signs

    • C. 

      Feelings

    • D. 

      Emotions

  • 6. 
    Secondary Source of Data. (Select all that apply) 
    • A. 

      Diagnostic procedures

    • B. 

      Medical record

    • C. 

      Personal interview

    • D. 

      Significant other

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is not a method of data collection?
    • A. 

      Interview

    • B. 

      Biographic data

    • C. 

      Social media

    • D. 

      Health history

  • 8. 
    If the first method of data collection is to conduct an interview, what is the second method?
    • A. 

      Laboratory work

    • B. 

      Diagnostic Tests

    • C. 

      Evaluation

    • D. 

      Performance of a physical examination

  • 9. 
    After establishing a database and before the identification of nursing diagnosis, what does a nurse do? 
    • A. 

      Documentation of database

    • B. 

      Analysis of database

    • C. 

      Filing of database

    • D. 

      Acquiring a database of information

  • 10. 
    Data Clustering
    • A. 

      Analyzing signs and symptoms

    • B. 

      Identifying patient statements

    • C. 

      Grouping related cues together

    • D. 

      Entering patient data in the computer

  • 11. 
    • A. 

      Thirst

    • B. 

      Dry skin and dry oral mucous

    • C. 

      Decreased urine output

    • D. 

      Nystagmus

  • 12. 
    Which of the following refers to the definition of a Nursing Problem?
    • A. 

      Nurse overload and nurse burnout

    • B. 

      When the nurse calls in sick

    • C. 

      Any health care condition that requires diagnostic, therapeutic, or educational actions.

    • D. 

      Lose of employment

  • 13. 
     Clinical judgment
    • A. 

      Diagnosis

    • B. 

      Job description of a clinical nurse

    • C. 

      Data collection

    • D. 

      Health intervention

  • 14. 
    • A. 

      Nursing diagnosis title or label

    • B. 

      Definition of the title or label

    • C. 

      Data clustering

    • D. 

      Contributing, etiologic or related factors

    • E. 

      Defining characteristics

  • 15. 
    • A. 

      A nursing diagnosis is any problem related to the health of a patient

    • B. 

      When writing a nursing diagnosis, place the adjective before the noun modified

    • C. 

      A nursing diagnosis is usually the etiology of the disease

    • D. 

      Both medical and nursing diagnosis can be converted into a nursing intervention.

  • 16. 
    Clear, precise description of a problem 
    • A. 

      Definition

    • B. 

      Intervention

    • C. 

      Etiology

    • D. 

      Diagnosis

  • 17. 
    Risk factors
    • A. 

      Description of a problem

    • B. 

      Analysis of a health issue

    • C. 

      Possible illness

    • D. 

      Circumstances that increase the susceptibility of a patient to a problem

  • 18. 
    Clinical cues, signs, symptoms that furnish evidence that the problem exists. 
    • A. 

      Risk factors

    • B. 

      Defining characteristics

    • C. 

      Description of a problem

    • D. 

      Nursing diagnosis

  • 19. 
    • A. 

      Diagnosed by

    • B. 

      Explained by

    • C. 

      Manifested by

    • D. 

      Caused by

  • 20. 
    • A. 

      Constipation

    • B. 

      Insufficient fluid

    • C. 

      Increased abdominal pressure

    • D. 

      Related to

  • 21. 
    • A. 

      Human responses to health conditions/life processes that may develop in a vulnerable individual/family

    • B. 

      Describes the symptoms of the disease

    • C. 

      Supported by risk factors that contribute to increased vulnerability

    • D. 

      Proof that the person is suffering from an illness

  • 22. 
    How many parts does a RISK NURSING DIAGNOSIS have?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      None

  • 23. 
    • A. 

      Risk for falls related to unstable balance

    • B. 

      Constipated because of fecal impaction

    • C. 

      Risk for Diarrhea

    • D. 

      Constipation related to dehydration

  • 24. 
    • A. 

      An isolated disease with numerous symptoms

    • B. 

      Numerous symptoms describing a single disease

    • C. 

      Used when a cluster of actual or risk nursing diagnosis are predicted to be present

    • D. 

      Numerous symptoms leading to an idiopathic disorder

  • 25. 
    • A. 

      Absence of illness

    • B. 

      Not strictly a diagnosis

    • C. 

      Human responses to levels of good health in an individual, family or community

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 26. 
    Certain Physiologic complications that nurses monitor to detect their onset or changes in the patient's status.    
    • A. 

      Variance

    • B. 

      Collaborative problems

    • C. 

      Clustered Syndrome

    • D. 

      Signs of death

  • 27. 
    • A. 

      Syndromatic pathology

    • B. 

      Definite Variance

    • C. 

      Collaborative problem

    • D. 

      Idiopathic etiology

  • 28. 
    Identification of a disease or condition by a scientific evaluation of physical signs, symptoms, history, laboratory test and procedures. 
    • A. 

      Health Analysis

    • B. 

      Nursing Problem

    • C. 

      Medical Diagnosis

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 29. 
    • A. 

      Medical is etiology; Nursing is human response

    • B. 

      Medical is disease; Nursing is the cause of disease

    • C. 

      Medical is illness; Nursing is illness too

    • D. 

      Medical is to heal the disease: Nursing is to discover the disease

  • 30. 
    • A. 

      A good outcome statement is specific to the patient

    • B. 

      Goals are general deadlines that are to be met

    • C. 

      An outcome statement refers to what the nurse will do

    • D. 

      Goals and Statements are practically the same

  • 31. 
    The purpose to which an effort is directed 
    • A. 

      Goal

    • B. 

      Outcome

    • C. 

      Intervention

    • D. 

      Evaluation

  • 32. 
    • A. 

      Uses a measurable verb

    • B. 

      Focuses on the completion of nursing interventions

    • C. 

      Does not interfere with the medical care plan

    • D. 

      Includes a time frame for patient reevaluation

  • 33. 
    A common framework that helps guide the prioritization of nursing tasks during the process of planning
    • A. 

      Ericsson's psychosocial development

    • B. 

      Maslow's hierarchy

    • C. 

      Glasgow Scale

    • D. 

      Bernoulli principle

  • 34. 
    Nursing interventions
    • A. 

      Depend on the tasks delegated by the nursing supervisor

    • B. 

      A sequence of prioritized tasks that describe a nurse's job

    • C. 

      Activities that promote the achievement of the desired patient outcome

    • D. 

      An act of taking care of the sick

  • 35. 
    Which of the following is not a Physician Prescribed intervention?
    • A. 

      Ordering diagnostic tests

    • B. 

      Drug administration

    • C. 

      Performing wound care

    • D. 

      Elevating an edematous leg

  • 36. 
    Which of the following is not a nurse-prescribed intervention?
    • A. 

      Turning the patient every two hours

    • B. 

      Providing a back massage

    • C. 

      Offering a vitamin supplement

    • D. 

      Monitoring a patient for complications

  • 37. 
    • A. 

      A nursing process is written together with a nursing care plan

    • B. 

      A nursing care plan is a product of the nursing process

    • C. 

      Both the nursing process and the nursing care plan are purely critical thinking strategies

    • D. 

      The nursing process is not an accurate clinical theory

  • 38. 
    • A. 

      Trauma center

    • B. 

      Center for infection control

    • C. 

      Intensive care unit

    • D. 

      Maternity floor without a single Cesarean delivery

  • 39. 
    Prioritization of tasks belongs to which phase of the Nursing Process? 
    • A. 

      Assessment

    • B. 

      Diagnosis

    • C. 

      Planning

    • D. 

      Implementation

    • E. 

      Evaluation

  • 40. 
    Documentation is a vital component of which phase of the nursing process?
    • A. 

      Assessment

    • B. 

      Diagnosis

    • C. 

      Planning

    • D. 

      Implementation

    • E. 

      Evaluation

  • 41. 
    Validation of patient outcome and goals
    • A. 

      Assessment

    • B. 

      Planning

    • C. 

      Intervention

    • D. 

      Evaluation

  • 42. 
    Evidence based practice
    • A. 

      Past educational knowledge

    • B. 

      Theoretical research

    • C. 

      Expertise of specialists

    • D. 

      Integration of research and clinical experience

  • 43. 
    Which of the following is not considered a standardized language in nursing?
    • A. 

      NIC

    • B. 

      ANA

    • C. 

      NOC

    • D. 

      NANDA

  • 44. 
    Variance
    • A. 

      A research method

    • B. 

      Patient does not achieve expected outcome

    • C. 

      Similar to zoning

    • D. 

      Not the same

  • 45. 
    • A. 

      Suggest interventions

    • B. 

      Gather further data to confirm problems

    • C. 

      Discuss details of the disease as part of patient education

    • D. 

      Observe and report signficant cues

  • 46. 
    • A. 

      Provides control over health care services

    • B. 

      Standardized diagnosis and treatment

    • C. 

      Control Cost

    • D. 

      Primary resource for patient advocacy

  • 47. 
    Clinical pathway
    • A. 

      Nursing career development plan

    • B. 

      Multidisciplinary action

    • C. 

      A concept map for care plans

    • D. 

      Specific location in a healthcare facility

  • 48. 
    • A. 

      Nursing process

    • B. 

      Critical thinking

    • C. 

      Nursing care plan

    • D. 

      Nursing logic