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Which criteria is required for a registered nurse to practice  based practice? A. Bacculaurate education B. Specialized certification C. Physician sponsor D. Medicare reimbursement Answer:  B Which early nursing leader founded the first training school for nurses that would later become a model for early nursing  education? A. Mary Ann Bickerdyke B. Clara Barton C. Dorthea Dix D. Florence Nightingale Answer:  D The nurse practice act of a state defines the scope and responsibilities of nursing practice in that state.  Which statement  is true regarding nurse practice acts? A. They regulate how many professional nursing organizations can be formed. B. They determine educational requirements for licensure. C. They describe the process for gaining membership on the state board of nursing. D. They define the practice of medicine in relation to nursing. Answer:  B The nursing profession has experienced barriers to professionalism.  What is the current primary barrier to nursing’s rise  to professionalism? A. Too many men in nursing. B. Limitations placed on practice by state legislators. C. Variability of educational backgrounds of nurses. D. Unquestioning obedience to doctors. Answer:  C Men in nursing commonly experience role strain.  Which statement is the best description of role strain as it applies to  men in nursing? A. Difficulty moving between the masculine role at home and the feminine role of their career. B. Stress incurred while working in a profession dominated by members of the opposite sex. C. Inability to provide total care to female clients. D. Expectation that men in health care must be physicians or dentists. Answer:  B A component that separates occupations from professions is commitment.  The best way for nurses to show commitment  to each other is: A. Reporting substandard practice by unlicensed personnel. B. Mentoring nursing students and novice nurses. C. Reading the professional literature. D. Making a financial donation to a professional organization. Answer:  B
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The document that provides professional standards and a framework for professional decision making that ensures  decisions are made with the highest integrity is the: A. Nurse Practice Act B. Nursing’s Social Policy Statement C. Bylaws of the American Nurses Association D. Code of Ethics Answer:  D
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What is the primary function of the National Council of State Boards of Nursing? A.
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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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