Safe delegation of a patient care task should be based on which of the following components? Incorrect The mood of the patient Possibility of injury to the patient The length of time required for the task The patient’s ability to participate in self care Level of acuity of the patient When conducting negotiation, which of the following is not a strategy: managing emotions setting ground rules clarifying the problem allowing one party to dominate decisions An outcome of TQM should include : Incorrect a result of activities in which the health-care provider is involved conducting a physical assessment adequate supplies, state-of-the art equipment, and staff's ability Salary What are influencing factors of change? Staff education Personal views on change Resistance All of the above When considering delegation in nursing practice, state laws and regulations supercede publications by the American Nurses Association. True False Which of the following is a nursing sensitive quality indicator? Staff mixing
Maintenance of skin integrity Client injury rate Pain management All of the above Collective bargaining has a major advantage of: protecting the right to fair treatment separation of staffed people from management easy ignorance of petty issues most efficient way to a solution The importance of the professional practice nurse being committed to the right to self- determination, human dignity and care for all is found in Provision 1 of Code of Ethics. An example of a professional practice nurse utilizing Provision 1 is: developing a care plan for a Sunni-Muslim integrating the bible and resources from the local Methodist parish. working for an institution that has a refusal to treat policy based on provison to pay. acknowledging a patients refusal of medication and/or hydration based on religious beliefs. intentionally withholding educational information to spare patient emotional stress and strain. A client has just returned from the surgical suite following a colon resection. Which of the following tasks is appropriate for the nurse to delegate to assistive personnel? Asking the client about his pain level every hour. Checking the placement of the nasogastric tube at least once a shift. Looking at the client's dressing and determining the amount of drainage every other hour. Obtaining the client's vital signs every hour x4 then every 4 hours x 24 hours. Administer IV and/or IM pain medications as indicated. To implement the plan to improve the timeliness of answering call lights, Nurse Smith recognizes that change in the current procedure must be put into practice. What measure has been identified as a positive approach to building the psychological foundation for change? Dictation of change Communication of change
Have staff members separate themselves from the problem Avoid criticism of the proposed change The nurse may transfer the responsibility for the performance of a task or activity but retains accountability for its outcome.