NCLEX Sample Questions For Leadership, Management, Bioethics And Researh- (Practice Mode)

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  • 1. 
    On the other hand, Ms. Castro notices that the Chief Nurse Executive has charismatic leadership style. Which of the following behaviors best describes this style? 
    • A. 

      Possesses inspirational quality that makes followers gets attracted of him and regards him with reverence

    • B. 

      Acts as he does because he expects that his behavior will yield positive results

    • C. 

      Uses visioning as the core of his leadership

    • D. 

      Matches his leadership style to the situation at hand.

  • 2. 
    Which of the following conclusions of Ms. Castro about leadership characteristics is TRUE? 
    • A. 

      There is a high correlation between the communication skills of a leader and the ability to get the job done.

    • B. 

      A manager is effective when he has the ability to plan well.

    • C. 

      Assessment of personal traits is a reliable tool for predicting a manager’s potential.

    • D. 

      There is good evidence that certain personal qualities favor success in managerial role.

  • 3. 
    She reads about Path Goal theory. Which of the following behaviors is manifested by the leader who uses this theory? 
    • A. 

      Recognizes staff for going beyond expectations by giving them citations

    • B. 

      Challenges the staff to take individual accountability for their own practice

    • C. 

      Admonishes staff for being laggards.

    • D. 

      Reminds staff about the sanctions for non performance.

  • 4. 
    One leadership theory states that “leaders are born and not made,” which refers to which of the following theories? 
    • A. 

      Trait

    • B. 

      Charismatic

    • C. 

      Great Man

    • D. 

      Situational

  • 5. 
    She came across a theory which states that the leadership style is effective dependent on the situation. Which of the following styles best fits a situation when the followers are self-directed, experts and are matured individuals? 
    • A. 

      Democratic

    • B. 

      Authoritarian

    • C. 

      Laissez faire

    • D. 

      Bureaucratic

  • 6. 
    She surfs the internet for more information about leadership styles. She reads about shared leadership as a practice in some magnet hospitals. Which of the following describes this style of leadership? 
    • A. 

      Leadership behavior is generally determined by the relationship between the leader’s personality and the specific situation

    • B. 

      Leaders believe that people are basically good and need not be closely controlled

    • C. 

      Leaders rely heavily on visioning and inspire members to achieve results

    • D. 

      Leadership is shared at the point of care.

  • 7. 
    Ms. Castro learns that some leaders are transactional leaders. Which of the following does NOT characterize a transactional leader? 
    • A. 

      Focuses on management tasks

    • B. 

      Is a caretaker

    • C. 

      Uses trade-offs to meet goals

    • D. 

      Inspires others with vision

  • 8. 
    She finds out that some managers have benevolent-authoritative style of management. Which of the following behaviors will she exhibit most likely? 
    • A. 

      Have condescending trust and confidence in their subordinates

    • B. 

      Gives economic or ego awards

    • C. 

      Communicates downward to the staff

    • D. 

      Allows decision making among subordinates

  • 9. 
    Harry is a Unit Manager I the Medical Unit. He is not satisfied with the way things are going in his unit. Patient satisfaction rate is 60% for two consecutive months and staff morale is at its lowest. He decides to plan and initiate changes that will push for a turnaround in the condition of the unit. Which of the following actions is a priority for Harry? 
    • A. 

      Call for a staff meeting and take this up in the agenda.

    • B. 

      Seek help from her manager.

    • C. 

      Develop a strategic action on how to deal with these concerns.

    • D. 

      Ignore the issues since these will be resolved naturally.

  • 10. 
    She knows that there are external forces that influence changes in his unit. Which of the following is NOT an external force? 
    • A. 

      Memo from the CEO to cut down on electrical consumption

    • B. 

      Demands of the labor sector to increase wages

    • C. 

      Low morale of staff in her unit

    • D. 

      Exacting regulatory and accreditation standards

  • 11. 
    After discussing the possible effects of the low patient satisfaction rate, the staff started to list down possible strategies to solve the problems head-on. Should they decide to vote on the best change strategy, which of the following strategies is referred to this?
    • A. 

      Collaboration

    • B. 

      Majority rule

    • C. 

      Dominance

    • D. 

      Compromise

  • 12. 
    One staff suggests that they review the pattern of nursing care that they are using, which is described as a: 
    • A. 

      Job description

    • B. 

      System used to deliver care

    • C. 

      Manual of procedure

    • D. 

      Rules to be followed

  • 13. 
    Which of the following is TRUE about functional nursing? 
    • A. 

      Concentrates on tasks and activities

    • B. 

      Emphasizes use of group collaboration

    • C. 

      One-to-one nurse-patient ratio

    • D. 

      Provides continuous, coordinated and comprehensive nursing services

  • 14. 
    Functional nursing has some advantages, which one is an EXCEPTION? 
    • A. 

      Psychological and sociological needs are emphasized.

    • B. 

      Great control of work activities.

    • C. 

      Most economical way of delivering nursing services.

    • D. 

      Workers feel secure in dependent role

  • 15. 
    He raised the issue on giving priority to patient needs. Which of the following offers the best way for setting priority? 
    • A. 

      Assessing nursing needs and problems

    • B. 

      Giving instructions on how nursing care needs are to be met

    • C. 

      Controlling and evaluating the delivery of nursing care

    • D. 

      Assigning safe nurse: patient ratio

  • 16. 
    This option follows the framework of the nursing process at the same time applies the management process of planning, organizing, directing and controlling
    • A. 

      Checking with the relative of the patient

    • B. 

      Preparing a nursing care plan in collaboration with the patient

    • C. 

      Consulting with the physician

    • D. 

      Coordinating with other members of the team

  • 17. 
    When Harry uses team nursing as a care delivery system, he and his team need to assess the priority of care for a group of patients, which of the following should be a priority? 
    • A. 

      Each patient as listed on the worksheet

    • B. 

      Patients who needs least care

    • C. 

      Medications and treatments required for all patients

    • D. 

      Patients who need the most care

  • 18. 
    She is hopeful that her unit will make a big turnaround in the succeeding months. Which of the following actions of Harry demonstrates that he has reached the third stage of change?
    • A. 

      Wonders why things are not what it used to be

    • B. 

      Finds solutions to the problems

    • C. 

      Integrate the solutions to his day-to-day activities

    • D. 

      Selects the best change strategy

  • 19. 
    Which of the following statements refer to the vision of the hospital? 
    • A. 

      The Good Shepherd Medical Center is a trendsetter in tertiary health care in the Philippines in the next five years Goal

    • B. 

      The officers and staff of The Good Shepherd Medical Center believe in the unique nature of the human person

    • C. 

      All the nurses shall undergo continuing competency training program.

    • D. 

      The Good Shepherd Medical Center aims to provide a patient-centered care in a total healing environment.

  • 20. 
    The statement, “The Good Shepherd Medical Center aims to provide patient-centered care in a total healing environment” refers to which of the following
    • A. 

      Vision

    • B. 

      Goal

    • C. 

      Philosophy

    • D. 

      Mission

  • 21. 
    Julius plans to revisit the organizational chart of the department. He plans to create a new position of a Patient Educator who has a coordinating relationship with the head nurse in the unit. Which of the following will likely depict this organizational relationship? 
    • A. 

      Box

    • B. 

      Solid line

    • C. 

      Broken line

    • D. 

      Dotted line

  • 22. 
    He likewise stresses the need for all the employees to follow orders and instructions from him and not from anyone else. Which of the following principles does he refer to? 
    • A. 

      Scalar chain

    • B. 

      Discipline

    • C. 

      Unity of command

    • D. 

      Order

  • 23. 
    Julius orients his staff on the patterns of reporting relationship throughout the organization. Which of the following principles refer to this? 
    • A. 

      Span of control

    • B. 

      Hierarchy

    • C. 

      Esprit d’ corps

    • D. 

      Unity of direction

  • 24. 
    He emphasizes to the team that they need to put their efforts together towards the attainment of the goals of the program. Which of the following principles refers to this? 
    • A. 

      Span of control

    • B. 

      Unity of direction

    • C. 

      Unity of command

    • D. 

      Command responsibility

  • 25. 
    Julius stresses the importance of promoting ‘esprit d corps’ among the members of the unit. Which of the following remarks of the staff indicates that they understand what he pointed out? 
    • A. 

      “Let’s work together in harmony; we need to be supportive of one another”

    • B. 

      “In order that we achieve the same results; we must all follow the directives of Julius and not from other managers.”

    • C. 

      “We will ensure that all the resources we need are available when needed.”

    • D. 

      “We need to put our efforts together in order to raise the bar of excellence in the care we provide to all our patients.”

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