Choose two answers. YOUR ANSWER CORRECT ANSWER The goal was met. The education program should continue. The goal was not met. The education program should be stopped. The goal was exceeded. 35. An advanced practice nurse (APN) was working with staff development on a project to implement an evidence-based patient simulation program to help decrease turnover in new graduate nurses. The new graduate nurse turnover rate was 60% pre-program and 40% post-program. The organizational goal was to have a 45% turnover rate.
How should the APN interpret this data? YOUR ANSWER CORRECT ANSWER The goal was met with a 20% improvement. The goal was not met with a 5% improvement. The goal was surpassed with a 40% improvement. The goal was surpassed with a 33.3% improvement. 36. A nurse has been asked to help design an individualized teaching plan for a patient who has been recently diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. What information must the nurse obtain in order to accomplish this task? YOUR ANSWER CORRECT ANSWER The patient's current level of knowledge about the disease The patient's ability to understand written directions The patient's previous experience managing a chronic health condition
YOUR ANSWER CORRECT ANSWER The patient's use of technology and knowledge of Internet resources 37. Clinical leadership in an outpatient clinic is responding to a national quality report and to recommendations developed to prevent and reduce harm caused by cardiovascular disease. One of the goals identified is to increase blood pressure control among adults with hypertension. Which data should be collected to determine the rate of blood pressure control in adults for this outcome measure? YOUR ANSWER CORRECT ANSWER The percentage of patients diagnosed with hypertension who had a blood pressure within normal range during their last visit The percentage of patients who have a prescription for blood pressure medication and who had a normal blood pressure during their appointment The percentage of patients with hypertension who report taking their anti-hypertensive medications as prescribed by their provider The percentage of patients with suspected cardiovascular disease who have a normal blood pressure measurement recorded on an annual basis 38. A novice nurse tells the master's-prepared nurse that an adult patient has decided to discontinue chemotherapy for cancer. What should the master's-prepared nurse do? YOUR ANSWER CORRECT ANSWER Meet with the patient to confirm that the patient is making an informed decision Tell the novice nurse that the patient must now sign a document declining treatment Convene a meeting of the hospital's ethics committee to review the situation Call the patient's family to report the decision and confirm that they support the patient 39.
- Spring '17
- Nursing, PDSA