Nursing Health Assessment A Best Practice Approach 1st Edition by Jensen -Test Bank
1. What was the primary reason that the American Nurses Association and other accrediting agencies developed the National Standards for Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services in Health Care?
A) The composition of the United States is multicultural
B) Ethnicity in nursing is part of the holistic process
C) Unless cultural differences are addressed, many patients do not respond well to nurses
D) Nurses need to understand every aspect of various cultures to provide good care to all patients
2. A nursing student is caring for a 77-year-old Hispanic woman. The nurse’s preceptor asks the student what would be an important assessment to make to provide quality nursing care for this client. What would be the student’s most appropriate response?
A) Transcultural assessment C) Mobility assessment
B) Respiratory assessment D) Family assessment
3. A nurse is performing a community assessment on a small town 30 miles from the nurse’s home. How might the nurse best begin the assessment process for this town?
A) Assess the relationship between the community’s social support and incidence of acute illness
B) Assess the relationship between the community’s level of education and rates of chronic illness
C) Assess the relationship between the community’s living conditions and divorce rate
D) Assess the relationship between the community’s median family income and rate of high school graduation
4. What is included in Anderson and McFarlane’s Community as Partner Assessment Model?
A) Transcultural assessment of community allies
B) Social assessment of community leaders as individuals
C) Systemic evaluation to identify the effects of interventions
D) Community evaluation to identify interventions in communities
5. A shared, learned, and symbolic system of values, beliefs, and attitudes that shape and influence how people see and behave in the world is a definition of what?
A) Society B) Community C) System D) Culture
6. A new graduate nurse is attending orientation at her new institution of employment. The staff educator gives a pre-lecture quiz and asks what the goals of a cultural assessment include. What would be the graduate nurse’s best answer?
A) Developing and implementing a culturally congruent plan of care
B) Comparing social care needs of the specific person
C) Acquiring knowledge about the community’s cultural beliefs and practices
D) Comparing social and health beliefs of public health agencies
7. Madeline Leininger has identified attributes and behaviors that a nurse practicing effective care across cultures must have. What attribute does Leininger cite?
A) Understanding that the nurse’s own beliefs always interfere with cultural sensitive care
B) Active listening
C) Awareness of meanings behind the patient’s social communications
D) Awareness of cultural differences
8. A nurse is caring for a 58-year-old Southeast Asian man. The nurse knows that, most importantly, incorporating the patient’s health beliefs and practices into nursing care will
A) Enhance his social system
B) Enhance cultural connectedness
C) Improve his health outcomes
D) Improve communication with him and his family
9. Matters of the human soul are referred to as what?
A) Culture B) Ethnicity C) Values and beliefs D) Spirituality
10. A hospice nurse is admitting a new patient who states that she is not religious but considers herself spiritual. What might happen with this patient if her illness progresses?
A) Religious activities may lose importance
B) Religious activities may take a central position in her life
C) Religious activities may blend with national identity
D) Religious activities may become formalized