Test Bank For Foundations And Adult Health Nursing, 8th Edition, Kim Cooper, Kelly Gosnell, ISBN 9780323484374

Cooper and Gosnell: Foundations

and Adult Health Nursing, 7th Edition

Chapter 1: Evolution of Nursing

Cooper and Gosnell: Foundations and Adult Health Nursing,

7th Edition

MULTIPLE CHOICE

1.What is a nursing program considered when certified by a state

agency?

a.

Accredited

b.

Approved

c.

Provisional

d.

Exemplified

ANS: B

Approved means certified by a state agency for having met

minimum standards; accredited means certified by the NLN for

having met more complex standards. Provisional and

exemplified are not terms used in regard to nursing program

certification.

PTS: 1 DIF: Cognitive Level: Knowledge REF: Page 10

OBJ: 5 TOP: Nursing programs KEY: Nursing Process Step: N/A

MSC:NCLEX: N/A

2.Which of the following must the nurse recognize regarding the

health care delivery system?

a.

It includes all states.

b.

It affects the illness of patients.

c.

Insurance companies are not involved.

d.

The major goal is to achieve optimal levels of health care.

ANS: D

The nurse must recognize that in the health care delivery

system, the major goal is to achieve optimal levels of health

care. The health care system consists of a network of agencies,

facilities, and providers involved with health care in a specified 

geographic area. Insurance companies do have involvement in

the health care system. The illness of patients is not necessarily

affected by the health care system.

PTS: 1 DIF: Cognitive Level: Comprehension REF: Page 12

OBJ: 7 TOP: Health care systems KEY: Nursing Process Step:

N/A

MSC:NCLEX: N/A

3.What is required by the health care team to identify the needs

of a patient and to design care to meet those needs?

a.

The Kardex

b.

The physicians order sheet

c.

An individualized care plan

d.

The nurses notes

ANS: C

An individualized care plan involves all health care workers and

outlines care to meet the needs of the individual patient. The

Kardex, physicians order sheet, and nurses notes do not identify

the needs of the patient nor are they designed to assist all

members of the health care team to meet those needs.

PTS: 1 DIF: Cognitive Level: Comprehension REF: Pages 13, 16

OBJ: 8 | 9 TOP: Care plan KEY: Nursing Process Step: Planning

MSC:NCLEX: N/A

4.Patient care emphasis on wellness, rather than illness, begins

as a result of:

a.

increased education concerning causes of illness.

b.

improved insurance payments.

c.

decentralized care centers.

d.

increased number of health care givers.

ANS: A

The acute awareness of preventive medicine has resulted in

todays emphasis on education about issues such as smoking,

heart disease, drug and alcohol abuse, weight control, and

mental health and wellness promotion activities. This preventive

education has resulted in an emphasis on wellness, rather than 

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