Question 1 0 out of 2 points A community health nurse is preparing a presentation for a group of local community nurses about measures to decrease health disparities. Which of the following would be the least effective suggestion? Selected Answer: A. Organizing task forces to raise community awareness Answers: A. Organizing task forces to raise community awareness B. Holding community meetings to identify needs C. Working with schools to reduce the dropout rate D. Avoiding political involvement in issues Response Feedback : To help decrease health disparities, political advocacy is necessary to influence health policy. Working with schools to reduce the dropout rate helps to address the connection between education and outcomes. Organizing task forces, raising community awareness, and seeking community input for need identification are all effective methods to address vulnerable populations and health disparities. Question 2 2 out of 2 points When providing care for migrant workers, which of the following would be most appropriate for the community health nurse to do? Selected Answer: A. Employ information tracking systems Answers: A. Employ information tracking systems B. Use standard methods of health care delivery C.
Use professionals for community outreach D. Maintain existing services Response Feedback : Employing information tracking systems is necessary due to the mobility of this population and the need for continuity of care. The nurse should improve the existing services, use unique methods of health care delivery to reach this population, and use lay personnel for community outreach. Question 3 2 out of 2 points A community health nursing instructor addressed the NICHE model of care for older adults during a recent class session. The instructor knows that additional instruction is needed when students make which of the following statements about the NICHE model of care? Selected Answer: C. NICHE hospitals reports increased costs associated with hospital care. The clinical protocols are costly and there is insufficient data to support improved patient outcomes. Answers: A. The NICHE model encourages the creation of specialized inpatient units for older adults. It is focused on bringing best practice to the bedside. B. The NICHE model includes the use of a core curriculum for nurses improving knowledge, skills and attitudes. C. NICHE hospitals reports increased costs associated with hospital care. The clinical protocols are costly and there is insufficient data to support improved patient outcomes. D. The hospital utilizes clinical protocols, organizational tools, and benchmarked data leading to improved patient outcomes. E. NICHE protocols are associated with improved interdisciplinary processes and evidence-based practice.
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