chapter 7 - Chapter 7: The Nurse and the Family MULTIPLE...

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Chapter 7: The Nurse and the Family MULTIPLE CHOICE 1. The family is an important unit in society primarily because it: 1. offers unconditional love and acceptance. 2. provides emotional support and security. 3. is essential to life and society. 4. promotes cultural values and attitudes. ANS: 2 The family is defined as being joined together by bonds of sharing and emotional closeness. PTS: 1 DIF: Cognitive Level: Comprehension REF: 72 OBJ: 1 TOP: The Family Unit KEY: Nursing Process Step: N/A MSC: NCLEX: N/A 2. The nurse assesses that the client comes from an extended family because it has: 1. multiple wage earners. 2. three generations living together. 3. children from previous marriages. 4. parents of different ethnic origins. ANS: 3 The extended family consists of relatives of either spouse who live with the nuclear family. PTS: 1 DIF: Cognitive Level: Application REF: 72 OBJ: 2 TOP: Types of Families KEY: Nursing Process Step: Assessment MSC: NCLEX: N/A 3. According to the latest Census Bureau report, most families in the United States are: 1. nontraditional. 2. blended. 3. multigenerational. 4. traditional. ANS: 4 Fifty-two percent of families live in a traditional family setting (current Census Bureau re- port). PTS: 1 DIF: Cognitive Level: Knowledge REF: 72 OBJ: 2 TOP: Family Settings KEY: Nursing Process Step: N/A MSC: NCLEX: N/A 4. Children of racial minorities are more likely to live in a family that is: 1. blended. 2. extended. 3. traditional. 4. nontraditional.
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ANS: 2 Current Census Bureau findings indicate that children of racial minorities are twice as likely as white children to live in extended families. PTS: 1 DIF: Cognitive Level: Knowledge REF: 72 OBJ: 2 TOP: Family Settings KEY: Nursing Process Step: N/A MSC: NCLEX: N/A 5. The nurse is designing a home care plan for a child with a congenital disease and is assess- ing the family values regarding home care. The nurse will use as her best source: 1. current literature on congenital deformity. 2. general knowledge of the culture. 3. the family itself. 4. written survey. ANS: 3 It is important to determine the family’s values, beliefs, customs, and behaviors that influ- ence health needs and health care practice. The best source is the family itself. PTS: 1 DIF: Cognitive Level: Comprehension REF: 73 OBJ: 2 TOP: Cultural Aspects KEY: Nursing Process Step: N/A MSC: NCLEX: N/A 6. The nurse counsels a family that during the “families with adolescents stage,” one of the de- velopmental tasks is to: 1. maintain relationships with the extended family. 2. develop parental roles to meet the needs of children. 3. maintain a satisfying marital relationship. 4. communicate openly between parent and children.
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