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. 
    Deficient Fluid Volume (Select all that apply)
    • 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. 
    "Constipation related to insufficient fluid intake manifested by increased abdominal pressure". What is the defining characteristic? 
    • A. 

      Constipation

    • B. 

      Insufficient fluid

    • C. 

      Increased abdominal pressure

    • D. 

      Related to

  • 21. 
    What is RISK NURSING DIAGNOSIS as described by NANDA-I?  Select all that apply
    • 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. 
    Which of the following is a Risk Nursing Diagnosis statement? 
    • A. 

      Risk for falls related to unstable balance

    • B. 

      Constipated because of fecal impaction

    • C. 

      Risk for Diarrhea

    • D. 

      Constipation related to dehydration

  • 24. 
    Syndrome Nursing Diagnosis
    • 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. 
    Wellness Nursing Diagnosis
    • 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