Chapter 24: Communication
1. Nurses who make the best communicators
a. Develop critical thinking skills.
b. Like different kinds of people.
c. Learn effective psychomotor skills.
d. Maintain perceptual biases.
Nurses who d
Chapter 10: Caring for Families
1. The family is a central institution in American society; however, the concept, structure, and
functioning of the family unit continue to change over time. The uniqueness of each family is
Chapter 12: Conception Through Adolescence
1. To promote parent-child attachment with a healthy newborn, what should the nurse do?
a. Encourage close physical contact as soon as possible after birth.
b. Do not allow the newborn t
Chapter 22: Ethics and Values
1. Four patients in labor all request epidural analgesia to manage their pain at the same time.
Which ethical principle is compromised when only one nurse anesthetist is on call?
Chapter 20: Evaluation
1. In which step of the nursing process does the nurse determine if the patients condition has im-
proved and whether the patient has met expected outcomes?
Chapter 25: Patient Education
1. A nurse is asked about the goal of patient education. What is the nurses best response? The
goal of educating others is to help people
a. Meet standards of the Nurse Practice Act.
b. Achieve optim
Chapter 5: Evidence-Based Practice
1. To provide patient care of the highest quality, nurses utilize an evidence-based practice ap-
proach because evidence-based practice is
a. A guide for nurses in making clinical decisions.
Chapter 19: Implementing Nursing Care
1. In which step of the nursing process does the nurse provide nursing care interventions to pa-
In the five-step nurs
Chapter 4: Theoretical Foundations of Nursing Practice
1. The nursing instructor is teaching a class on nursing theory. One of the students asks, Why
do we need to know this stuff? It doesnt really affect patients. The instructor
Chapter 3: Community-Based Nursing Practice
1. Public health nursing differs from community health nursing in that public health nursing
a. Focuses on individuals and families.
b. Understands the needs of a population.
Chapter 1: Nursing Today
1. The first practicing nurse epidemiologist was
a. Florence Nightingale.
b. Mildred Montag.
c. Clara Barton.
d. Mary Agnes Snively.
Nightingale was the first practicing nurse epidemiologist. Her statistical
Chapter 28: Infection Prevention and Control
1. The nurse is caring for a patient with pneumonia with a new nurse in orientation. Which of the
following statements by the new nurse would indicate an understanding of the nature of
Chapter 23: Legal Implications in Nursing Practice
1. A newly hired experienced nurse is preparing to change a patients abdominal dressing and
hasnt done it before at this hospital. Which action by the nurse is best?
a. Ask anoth
Chapter 21: Managing Patient Care
1. In which nursing care model is the RN usually appointed the position of group leader?
a. Total patient care
b. Primary nursing
c. Team nursing
d. Case management
In the team nursing car
Chapter 2: The Health Care Delivery System
1. The nurse is caring for a patient who is on Medicare. Because the patient is on Medicare, the
nurse is aware that
a. The hospital will be paid for the full cost of the patients hospit
Chapter 48: Skin Integrity and Wound Care
1. The nurse is working on a medical-surgical unit that has been participating in a research
project associated with pressure ulcers. The nurse recognizes that the risk factors that predi
Chapter 9: Culture and Ethnicity
1. Despite significant improvements in the overall health status of the U.S. population over the
past few decades, disparities among ethnic and racial minorities have
a. Decreased as education lev
Patient Care Plan Model
Broward Community College
DEPARTMENT OF NURSING TECHNOLOGY
OTHER MEDICAL DIAGNOSIS_
(in priority order)
myelomeningocele. Post op ->2. Daily head circumference measurements. 3. MRI
scan. vitals every 4 hour. rone position to maintain suture.
Ventroperitoneal shunt: malfunction: complains of headache and blurry vision and
now experiences irritability a
Acute pancreatitis can cause decreased urine output, which results from the renal failure that
sometimes accompanies this condition.
Hypovolemic shock from fluid shifts is a major factor in acute pancreatitis.
A hepatic disorder, such as cirrhosis, may d
Preicteric Stage of Hepatitis
The first stage of hepatitis preceding the appearance
of jaundice; includes flu-like symptoms
Assess for flu-like symptoms malaise, fatigue
Anorexia, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea
Pain headache, muscle aches, polyarthritis
CLINICAL EVALUATION RECORD
NURSING PROCESS II - CLINCAL LABORATORY (NUR1210L)
FALL I/2 or I/4
NORTH CAMPUS CENTRAL CAMPUS
WINTER II/2 or II/4
SUMMER III/2 or III/3
Scavenger Hunt, DDG12e
Daviss Drug Guide for Nurses Scavenger Hunt
This handout is designed to assist you in locating information in
the Daviss Drug Guide for Nurses. Take advantage of the many
resources in this text!
Locate the page or appendix of the fo
Chain of Infection
Reservoir or source
Portals of exit
Means of transmission
Portal of Entry
Agent capable of causing infection
E. coli, pseudomonas, staph. Aur