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HEALTH, WELLNESS, &ILLNESSNUR 102
Becoming a NurseWHY ?
LEVELS OF PREVENTIONLevel I: Health Promotion/Disease prevention:activities that enhancehealthLevel II: Secondary Prevention – screening,diagnosing illness,interventionLevel III: Tertiary Prevention – treatment, rehabilitation and recovery
Practice QuestionThe nurse is working at a well baby clinic.The nurse meets with a groupof new parents to discuss how to select and install car seats for infantsafety.What level of prevention is this nurse practicing?
AnswerA. Level I: Primary PreventionRationale.The parents learning how to select and install car seats for infant safetydescribes an activity that blocks injury before it ever occurs. Therefore it isprimary prevention.
Practice QuestionThe nurse is showing a recent amputee how to prepare his stump andhow to apply his prosthetic leg.What level of prevention is this nursepracticing?
AnswerC. Tertiary PreventionRationale:The nurse teaching the patient how to prepare his stump and how to applyhis prosthetic leg describes an activity to lessen the impact of illness.Therefore it is tertiary prevention.
What is Health and Wellness?
Practice QuestionThe nurse on a medical unit is developing a plan of care for a patientadmitted with exacerbation of COPD.Which is the priority nursingdiagnosis?
AnswerD. Ineffective airway clearance r/t secretionsRationale:The inability to maintain an effective airway is of priority in thesediagnoses.

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