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Unformatted text preview: Exam 2 Your response has been submitted successfully. Points Awarded 92 Points Missed 8 Percentage 92% 1. Exposure to lead-based paint can cause premature births, learning disabilities in children, hypertension in adults, and other health problems. The lead in our environment would be classified as: A. A n inf ec tio us ag en t B. A ne ur ot ox in C. P C B D. A pe sti ci de Of the top 20 environmental pollutants reported to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), nearly three-quarters were known or suspected neurotoxins, that is, toxins that destroy nerves or nervous tissue. Points Earned: 0/2 Your Response: A 2. The monitoring and public reporting of air quality in a local community to alert individuals with asthma or other respiratory conditions would illustrate: A. C o m pli an ce an d en fo rc e m en t B. En vir on m en tal ep id e mi ol og y C. Se co nd ar y pr ev en tio n D. To xi co By examining specific populations or communities exposed to different ambient environments, environmental epidemiology seeks to clarify the relationship between physical, chemical, and biological factors and human health. Points Earned: 2/2 Your Response: B 3. The community health nurse asks a client, "Have you ever been exposed to any radiation or chemical liquids, dust, mists, or fumes?" The nurse is conducting an: A. En vir on m en tal ad vo ca cy ac tiv ity B. En vir on m en tal co m pli an ce ac tiv ity C. En vir on m en tal he alt h as se ss m en t The key questions in an environmental health assessment should cover present and past conditions in work, home, and community environments. In an assessment of environmental exposures, the environment can be divided into functional locations such as home, school, workplace, and community. Points Earned: 2/2 Your Response: C 4. When applying the nursing process to environmental health, the community health nurse would: A. C on du ct a fo cu se d as se ss m en t on th e pr es en tin g pr ob le m B. C oo rdi na te int er ve nti on s wi th th e ph ys If the community health nurse suspects that a client's health problem is being influenced by environmental factors, the nurse should follow the nursing process and note the environmental aspects of the problem in every step of the nursing process. For instance, in goal setting, the nurse would include outcome measures that mitigate and eliminate the environmental factors. Points Earned: 0/2 Your Response: A 5. When a community health nurse evaluates the completeness and accuracy of information made available to community residents regarding the impact of rezoning land parcels for industrial use, the nurse is: A. A dv oc ati ng fo r et hi ca l ch oi ce s B. C o m m un ic ati ng ris k C....
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This note was uploaded on 10/16/2010 for the course NURS 2300 taught by Professor Various during the Spring '10 term at Mid-America.

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