Nursing Theorists And Theories! Trivia Quiz

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When you think about medicine, some names such as Florence Nightingale, Virginia Henderson, Dorothea Orem, Sister Callista Roy, and Betty Neuman will come to mind. How much do you know when it comes to nursing theorists and theories? The quiz below is designed to see how good you are when it comes to the greats in medicine. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What year and what nurse based their theory on stressors affect how a person adapats?
    • A. 

      1859 Florence Nightingale

    • B. 

      1955 Virginia Henderson

    • C. 

      1958 Dorothea Orem

    • D. 

      1964 Sister Calista Roy

    • E. 

      1972 Betty Neuman

  • 2. 
    In 1964 which nurse believed the environment consisted of all internal and external influences that affect the human being
    • A. 

      Betty Neuman

    • B. 

      Florence Nightingale

    • C. 

      Virginia Henderson

    • D. 

      Dorthea Orem

    • E. 

      Sister Callista Roy

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Approaching the patient in a systematically way to reach the total person as a whole

    • B. 

      Stressors and systems reach a stimuli in the person

    • C. 

      Systems approach to meeting human needs

    • D. 

      An external and an internal systems which constantly depends on the physiologic, psychological, sociocultural and developmental state of the person

    • E. 

      Systems to reduce or minimize effects of external or internal stress on the person

  • 4. 
    What year did Virginia Henderson and what model was:the ability to function independently in the physiologic, environmental and social aspects of life?
    • A. 

      1859 Person

    • B. 

      1964 environment

    • C. 

      1955 health

    • D. 

      1958 theme

    • E. 

      1972 nursing

  • 5. 
    On the year of       which nurse believed that putting the person in the best condition for nature to act on him or her was nursing?
  • 6. 
    In what year and which nurse believed which model to be:disease free?
    • A. 

      1959 Dorothea Orem person

    • B. 

      1963 Sister Callista Roy person

    • C. 

      1954 Virginia Henderson health

    • D. 

      1859 Florence Nightingale health

    • E. 

      1971 Betty Neuman person

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      The human is willing to take care of themselves

    • B. 

      Basic human needs are met through self-care activities

    • C. 

      The self-care activities consist of fourteen detailed components

    • D. 

      The basic foundation to caring of oneself

    • E. 

      Basic humans need to be supported or educated on their limitations

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      Health and illness are relative terms and exist at different times in differing degrees

    • B. 

      Health seen as relative, depending on physiologic, psychological, sociocultural and developmental state of the person

    • C. 

      Ability to function independently in the physiologic, environmental and social aspects of life

    • D. 

      Health and illness are not relative terms, but exist at the same time under same degrees

    • E. 

      To become healthy and strong

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      Fourteen principle or components of self-care needs of nursing care

    • B. 

      Fourteen attributes to meet in nursing care

    • C. 

      A plan to meet the fourteen components of nursing care

    • D. 

      A detailed plan of meeting fourteen principles or components in nursing care

    • E. 

      Fourteen principles or components of nursing care

  • 10. 
    Betty Nueman believed which model consisted of a concern with total person and attempts to either reduce or minimize effects of external or internal stress on the person?
    • A. 

      Person

    • B. 

      Environment

    • C. 

      Theory

    • D. 

      Health

    • E. 

      Nursing

  • 11. 
    1859 the theme was?
    • A. 

      Florence Nightingale the environment consists of outside elements

    • B. 

      Florence Nightingale fourteen principles

    • C. 

      Florence Nightingale helping people become stronger

    • D. 

      Forence Nightingale, Environment affects health

    • E. 

      Florence Nightingale the war and the effects on a person

  • 12. 
    • A. 

      A plan to meet self-care needs

    • B. 

      Deliberate plan to meet the 14 components of nursing care

    • C. 

      14 components of nursing care

    • D. 

      Ability to function independently in the physiologic, environmental and social aspects of life

    • E. 

      Nursing education gives nurses the legitimate right to assist patients to meet self-care needs

  • 13. 
    1958 Person
    • A. 

      A person is an individual with set characteristics

    • B. 

      Has Mind and Body are inseparable

    • C. 

      An integrated whole, with physiological, psychological and sociologic components

    • D. 

      A whole person with self care needs

    • E. 

      Biopsychosocial in a changing environment

  • 14. 
    1972 Health
    • A. 

      Dorothea Orem health is seen as a person that has the ability to meet self care needs

    • B. 

      Betty Neuman health seen as relative, depending on physiologic, psychological, sociocultural and developmental state of the person

    • C. 

      Betty Neuman health and illness are relative terms and exist at different time in differing degrees

    • D. 

      Sister Callista Roy health is the ability to function independently in the physiologic, environmental and social aspects of life

    • E. 

      Sister Callista Roy health is that whole of a person with integrated intellect, spiritual and physical attributes

  • 15. 
    What was Florence Nightingale's view on the person?
    • A. 

      Has attributes of spiritual, intellectual and psychological

    • B. 

      Is a person with emotions, physical and spiritual attributes

    • C. 

      Has physical, intellectual and spiritual attributes

    • D. 

      Attributes their kindness towards the nurse

    • E. 

      Attributes systems approach to meeting human needs

  • 16. 
    Virginia Henderson believed the model of a person to be?
    • A. 

      An integrated whole in a constant state of change because of dynamic interrelationship of many variable

    • B. 

      Biopsychosocial being in a changing environment

    • C. 

      Physical, intellectual and spiritual attributes

    • D. 

      Mind and body are inseparable

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 17. 
    Which year and what nurse came up with the idea that a healthy person has to be able to meet self-care needs?
    • A. 

      1967 Sister Callista Roy

    • B. 

      1956 Virginia Henderson

    • C. 

      1971 Betty Neuman

    • D. 

      1958 Dorthea Orem

    • E. 

      1855 Florence Nightingale

  • 18. 
    • A. 

      Sister Callista Roy created by society; includes values and expectations

    • B. 

      Dorothea Orem societies view on values and expectations

    • C. 

      Dorothea Orem the direct inluence on the health of a person

    • D. 

      Dorothea Orem: created by society; includes values and expectations

    • E. 

      Dorothea Oram the environment were external influences on the person

  • 19. 
    Betty Neuman's theory on a person was?
    • A. 

      A whole being that consists of spiritual, intellectual and physiological components

    • B. 

      An integrated being constantly changing because of environmental influences

    • C. 

      An integrated whole being constantly seeking spiritual guidance

    • D. 

      Being whole and integrated in a variable state of change

    • E. 

      An integrated whole in a constant state of change because of dynamic interrelationship of many variables

  • 20. 
    Dorothea Orem believed nursing to be?
    • A. 

      Nurses should be educated to be wholly compensatory on patients

    • B. 

      Nurses should become supportive and educate their patients when they are limited or diagnosed with an illness

    • C. 

      Nurses should uphold their legitimate rights to asses the patient as either wholly, partially or truly compensatory

    • D. 

      Fun educational and legitimately meets standards of self-care needs

    • E. 

      Nurses education gives nurses the legitimate right to assist patients to meet self-care needs

  • 21. 
    In what year and which nurse believed that the environment was an external and an internal environment both of which constantly affect the development of the person?
    • A. 

      1963 Sister Callista Roy

    • B. 

      1972 Betty Neuman

    • C. 

      1956 Virginia Henderson

    • D. 

      1955 Sister Callista Roy

    • E. 

      1858 Florence Nightingale

  • 22. 
    Florence Nightingale believed the environment to be?
    • A. 

      Either a negative or positive influence on the person

    • B. 

      Those aspects outside the person that affect health

    • C. 

      An external force which affects the person's health

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above