Chapter 07: Documentation of Nursing Care
1. The nurse with a patient who complains of severe pain documents every 15 minutes about the
steps taken to try to relieve the pain (without success). The nurse also documents the time a
Chapter 05: Assessment, Nursing Diagnosis, and Planning
1. When the patient complains of nausea and dizziness, the nurse recognizes these complaints as
Chapter 03: Legal and Ethical Aspects of Nursing
1. A student nurse who is not yet licensed:
a. may not perform nursing actions until he or she has passed the licensing
b. is not responsible for his or her actions as
Chapter 08: Communication and the Nurse-Patient Relationship
1. The nurse can best ensure that communication is understood by:
a. speaking slowly and clearly in the patients native language.
b. asking the family members whether t
Chapter 02: Concepts of Health, Illness, Stress, and Health Promotion
1. The nurse is aware that any description of health would include the concept that:
a. health is the absence of illness, and illness is the presence of chroni
Chapter 09: Patient Teaching for Health Promotion
1. Before beginning to teach a patient to give himself insulin, the nurse asks, Have you ever
known anyone who gave himself insulin injections? This question is primarily designed
Chapter 10: Delegation, Leadership, and Management
1. Leadership is best defined as a process that:
a. motivates people to accomplish set goals.
b. provides a framework for health care delivery systems.
c. guides staff to use res
Chapter 04: Nursing Process and Critical Thinking
1. The nurse who uses the nursing process will:
a. help reduce the obvious signs of discomfort.
b. help the patient adhere to the physicians treatment protocol.
c. approach the pa
Chapter 06: Implementation and Evaluation
1. The nurse is aware that one of the time-flexible tasks to be accomplished would be:
a. administering daily insulin 30 minutes before breakfast.
b. taking the patients vital signs once
Chapter 01: Nursing and the Health Care System
1. Florence Nightingales contributions to nursing practice and education:
a. are historically important but have no validity for nursing today.
b. were neither recognized nor appreci