Ch 4 Quiz Q&As

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Chapter 4 Quiz Points Awarded 16 Points Missed   0 Percentage   100% 1. A nurse tells a patient, “If you do not stop shouting, I am going to give you an injection!” What can the nurse be  accused of? A. Defamation B. Breach of confidentiality C. Assault D. Respondeat superior The correct answer is: assault. Right  Points Earned: 1/1 Correct Answer:C Your Response:C 2. What is the legal term used to describe when a professional fails to act as a reasonably prudent professional would  under specific circumstances? A. Tort B. Negligence C. Delegation D. Malpractice The correct answer is: malpractice. Right  Points Earned: 1/1 Correct Answer:D Your Response:D 3. A nurse is being sued for battery. What does this mean? A. The nurse put the patient in fear of bodily harm. B. The nurse, without consent, touched the patient. C. The nurse detained the patient against his/her will. D. The nurse incorrectly performed an act expected of her/him. The correct answer is: the nurse, without consent, touched the patient. Right  Points Earned: 1/1 Correct Answer:B Your Response:B 4. The state board of nursing has the authority to: A. License nurses B. Place nurses in jail C. Enact statutes D. Set payment mechanisms for nurses The correct answer is: license nurses. Right  Points Earned: 1/1 Correct Answer:A Your Response:A
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5. The patient has a central venous line. The RN delegates changing the sterile dressing over the line to a nursing  assistant. The nursing assistant does not understand sterile technique and contaminates the dressing. The patient 
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