Toughest Trivia Test NUR 101: Nursing Process And Critical Thinking

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Toughest Trivia Test NUR 101: Nursing Process And Critical Thinking

Nurses apply critical thinking in the process of solving the problems of patients and decision-making as well as clinical skills. The quiz below is derived from Foundations of Nursing by Christensen and Kockrow, page 121-137, and centered on the connection between the nursing process and critical thinking. Do give it a shot and see just how much you know. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following statements describe a well-written patient outcome statement? Select all that apply.  
    • 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

  • 2. 
    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

  • 3. 
    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

  • 4. 
    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

  • 5. 
    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

  • 6. 
    Which of the following statements about the nursing process is true. 
    • 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

  • 7. 
    IN which of the following scenarios would a standardized nursing care plan be appropriate? 
    • A. 

      Trauma center

    • B. 

      Center for infection control

    • C. 

      Intensive care unit

    • D. 

      Maternity floor without a single Cesarean delivery

  • 8. 
    Prioritization of tasks belongs to which phase of the Nursing Process? 
    • A. 

      Assessment

    • B. 

      Diagnosis

    • C. 

      Planning

    • D. 

      Implementation

    • E. 

      Evaluation

  • 9. 
    Documentation is a vital component of which phase of the nursing process?
    • A. 

      Assessment

    • B. 

      Diagnosis

    • C. 

      Planning

    • D. 

      Implementation

    • E. 

      Evaluation

  • 10. 
    Validation of patient outcome and goals
    • A. 

      Assessment

    • B. 

      Planning

    • C. 

      Intervention

    • D. 

      Evaluation

  • 11. 
    Evidence based practice
    • A. 

      Past educational knowledge

    • B. 

      Theoretical research

    • C. 

      Expertise of specialists

    • D. 

      Integration of research and clinical experience

  • 12. 
    Which of the following is not considered a standardized language in nursing?
    • A. 

      NIC

    • B. 

      ANA

    • C. 

      NOC

    • D. 

      NANDA

  • 13. 
    Variance
    • A. 

      A research method

    • B. 

      Patient does not achieve expected outcome

    • C. 

      Similar to zoning

    • D. 

      Not the same

  • 14. 
    Which of the following is not the role of the LPN/LVN in the nursing process?
    • 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

  • 15. 
    Which of the following are functions of managed care? Select all that apply. 
    • A. 

      Provides control over health care services

    • B. 

      Standardized diagnosis and treatment

    • C. 

      Control Cost

    • D. 

      Primary resource for patient advocacy

  • 16. 
    Clinical pathway
    • A. 

      Nursing career development plan

    • B. 

      Multidisciplinary action

    • C. 

      A concept map for care plans

    • D. 

      Specific location in a healthcare facility