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They can permanently revoke a physician's license.Question 1A formal or informal agreement between state nurse licensing boards to recognize nurselicenses from the other state is called:reciprocity.Question 2A ________________ is a registered nurse who has completed the necessary education to engage in primary healthcare decision making.Question 3A Navy veteran successfully underwent coronary bypass surgery at the Veterans AffairsMedical Center. However, he was injured as a result of being left unattended for several hours by nursing personnel in the intensive care unit. The veteran suffered anoxic brain injury following a complication with his endotracheal tube. A lawsuit was filed and the court determined:the trial court properly required the federal government to make an immediate lump-sum payment of future medical damages to the veteran.Question 4A solution was prepared by an employee and injected into the patient by a physician. The physician made no examination of the fluid, and the patient suffered permanent injuries as a result of the injection. The court could determine that the physician is:not responsible for drugs prepared by an employee unless he knowingly could have prevented injury to the patient.Question 5A student nurse is entrusted with the responsibility of providing nursing care to a patient.While assisting the patient to get out of bed, the nurse uses incorrect technique and the Nurse Pract
patient falls, exacerbating his injury. Who is liable in this case?Both the student nurse and the healthcare facilityQuestion 6Following an operation, a patient is bleeding seriously because she was improperly sutured by the physician. The attending physician is not present at the hospital. The nurse is aware of the patient's serious condition and notifies the physician, but does not notify her supervisors. If the patient dies, who is liable?the hospital.Question 7Staff members who administer to patients, moving from one patient to another, must wash their hands:before and after changing dressings and carrying out routine procedures.Question 8True or False? When licensing by endorsement, boards determine whether out-of-state nurses' qualifications are equivalent to their own state requirements at the time of initial licensureTrueQuestion 9Various states recognize that nurses can render a nursing diagnosis. Where a defendantphysician ignores a nurse's assessment of a patient's diagnosis and the patient is injured, the court would most likely determine that:the physician, by ignoring the nurse's assessment, contributed to a delay in treatment and injury to the patient. Question 10Which of the following is true about nurses?A nurse who has reason to believe a discharge order could be injurious to the patient has a right to question the physician's decision.