Staphylococcus aureus 15. How can the APN best influence development and passage of a specific health policy agenda? Determine the best fit between legislative agenda, supporting organizations, and health policy issue. 16. Which is the gold standard research design for generating evidence? Randomized Control Trial 17. The APN is examining a client with new onset HTN. The NP recognizes that HTN may result in significant complications associated with which of the following three organs: Kidneys, Eyes, Brain 18. Which organization allows the use of the “BC” credential? American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) 19. Which agency houses the US Protective and Safety Task Force (USPSTF)? Agency for Health, Research and Quality 20. Which 2 organizations administer nurse practitioner certification programs? American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) 58
21. Transformational leadership is best defined as: A style that is relational, driven by a common goal, and satisfies the leader and the follower 22. A metaparadigm must include which of the following 3 characteristics? Encompass all phenomena of interest Be perspective—neutral Be global in scope 23. Which statement best reflects King’s theory? If nurses with special knowledge and skills communicate appropriate information to clients, mutual goal-setting and goal attainment will occur 24. Which agency will the APN reference when seeking the current evidence based guidelines directing standards of care? Agency for Health Research and Quality 25. A 43-year old woman has a 12-hour history of sudden onset of right upper quadrant abdominal pain with radiation to the shoulder, fever, and chills. She has had similar, milder episodes in the past. Examination reveals marked tenderness to right upper quadrant abdominal palpation. Her most likely diagnosis is: Acute cholecystitis 26. What theory is used to describe the cause of endometriosis? Endometrial tissue passes through the fallopian tubes and into the peritoneal cavity and remains responsive to hormones. 27. Chronic pain, physical disability, social support, age and gender are related to perceived daily stress, which is related to depression. This is an example of which type of theory? Explanatory 28. The leadership core competency of advanced practice nursing includes which three characteristics? Mentoring, Innovation, Activism 29. What initiative specifically focuses on the aging American, under the Affordable Care Act? Multiple Chronic Conditions 30. Which of the following philosophies of work view would characterize human beings as holistic; parts are viewed only in the context of the whole? Reciprocal Interaction 59
31. A difficult aspect of determining occupational exposure to disease is the: Long latency period between exposure and disease reporting 32. A novice nurse practitioner is experiencing feeling of inferiority toward more experienced clinicians in the practice. She has identified that time constraints for
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