Chapter 21.docx - Chapter 21 Managing Patient Care MULTIPLE CHOICE 1 In which nursing care model is the RN usually appointed the position of group

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Chapter 21: Managing Patient Care MULTIPLE CHOICE 1. In which nursing care model is the RN usually appointed the position of group leader? 1. Total patient care 2. Primary nursing 3. Team nursing 4. Case management ANS: C In the team nursing care model, the RN assumes the role of group or team leader and leads a team made up of other RNs, licensed vocational nurses, and nurse assistants or technicians. Total patient care involves an RN being responsible for all aspects of care for one or more patients. Primary nursing places RNs at the bedside more, assuming responsibility for a caseload of patients over time. This model, however, does not require an all-RN staff as is required for total patient care. Case management is a care approach that coordinates and links health care services to patients and families while streamlining costs. DIF: Remember REF: 281 OBJ: Differentiate among the types of nursing care delivery models. TOP: Planning MSC: Safe and Effective Care Environment 2. In which nursing care delivery model are clinicians held accountable for some standard of cost-effectiveness and quality of care? 1. Total patient care 2. Primary nursing 3. Team nursing 4. Case management ANS: D What is unique about case management is that clinicians, as individuals or as part of a collaborative group, oversee the management of patient groups with specific case types and usually are held accountable for some standard of cost management and quality. Case management is a care approach that coordinates and links health care services to patients and families while streamlining costs. In the team nursing care model, the RN assumes the role of group or team leader and leads a team made up of other RNs, licensed vocational nurses, and nurse assistants or technicians. Total patient care involves an RN being responsible for all aspects of care for one or more patients. Primary nursing places RNs at the bedside more, assuming responsibility for a caseload of patients over time. This model, however, does not require an all-RN staff as is required for total patient care.
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DIF: Remember REF: 281 OBJ: Differentiate among the types of nursing care delivery models. TOP: Planning MSC: Safe and Effective Care Environment 3. With the current shortage of nursing faculty and nursing programs, which nursing care delivery model is least feasible in many agencies? 1. Total patient care 2. Primary nursing 3. Team nursing 4. Case management ANS: A Patient satisfaction with the total patient care model is high, but total patient care is not cost-effective because it requires a large number of RNs to provide care. Total patient care involves an RN being responsible for all aspects of care for one or more patients. With the current shortage of nursing faculty and retirement of many practicing RNs, staffing enough RNs is a problem in many agencies. In the team nursing care model, the RN assumes the role of group or team leader and leads a team made up of other RNs, licensed vocational nurses, and nurse assistants or technicians. Primary nursing places RNs at the bedside more, assuming
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