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COD N3 L&D Midterm

OB Midterm 2012

A post-abortion 16-year-old female asks the nurse questions concerning birth control options prior to discharge. Which of the following legal or ethical issues are involved when this nurse answers questions concerning birth control for this client? Emancipated minor
A nurse who uses current research, statistical data, and quality measurements as a guide for nursing care is providing care that is: Evidence-based.
A nurse who keeps her pediatric client's parents informed of treatments and prognosis in an unbiased and supportive manner is delivering care that is: Family-centered.
When the nurse asks a child's parents what they feel caused their child's illness, she is recognizing the importance of the family's: Cultural values and beliefs.
When a nurse follows a comprehensive interdisciplinary care plan for a specific condition that describes the sequence and timing of interventions that should result in expected patient outcomes, she is using guidelines provided by A critical pathway adopted by her health care agency.
When a nurse explains a procedure, the rationale for the procedure, and any associated risks to her patient, she is protecting the patient's ethical right to: Autonomy.
A nurse gathers data on the number of families with small children that reside in housing units in a community with lead-based paint, which can cause serious health problems for exposed children. The nurse is using statistics in order to: Determine populations at risk.
If an ethical dilemma regarding treatment arises in care of a pregnant woman at 16 weeks' gestation, what factors will be considered in the decision-making process? The rights of the mother are paramount.
The individual ultimately responsible for obtaining an informed consent from the client prior to a cesarean section is the: Obstetrician.
Which of the following factors influence the decrease in maternal mortality in the United States? Select all that apply. Use of a specialized antepartum maternity clinic Availability of high-risk maternal-infant care centers
Which concept related to culture is important for the nurse to consider when planning care for clients? Clients communicate culture verbally and nonverbally through symbols.
A Chinese child is admitted to the hospital. Prior to developing a plan of care for the child, the nurse considers the child's ethnic background, which is correctly identified as: Chinese.
A parent of a 4yr DM child tells RN that the child's illness resulted from disobedience, and that the entire family has been affected. In order to plan educational interventions for this parent, the RN needs to understand the parent's view of health as: Magico-religious
A newly admitted child emigrated with her parents from a country with a predominant past-time orientation. As the nurse cares for this 6-year-old, particular attention should be paid to assisting the parents with Medication scheduling.
As the nurse provides discharge teaching to parents of a Hispanic child, neither parent maintains eye contact. The nurse understands this behavior to convey: Respect
In planning a child's care, the nurse should develop interventions that address cultural differences considered by families to be major barriers to health care. These barriers can include: Perception that the health care system is unresponsive to unique needs
The nurse recognizes lack of health coverage significant problem for many hospitalized children. Of the following populations of youngsters suggests the greatest needs referal with Social Svc to ensure that the families receive adequate financial support Children of immigrant families
The nurse assumes that the parents of a Native American child newly diagnosed with asthma will not adhere to a discharge planning regimen. Which of the following factors is influencing the nurse's assumption? Stereotyping
The nurse is performing an initial cultural assessment interview with the family of a newly admitted pediatric surgical client. Which of the following considerations must be included? Select all that apply. Identify cultural beliefs related to health and illness, Determine who is responsible for making health care decisions, Assess the type of predominant family structure, Identify the roles of family members.
The nurse should be cognizant of the reality that nursing diagnostic categories might be culturally biased. Which of the following diagnoses are most likely to be culturally problematic? Select all that apply. Impaired Communication Noncompliance,
A nurse is teaching a couple about the process of fertilization. Which statement by the couple would indicate understanding of fertilization? "Fertilization takes place in the ampulla, or outer third, of the fallopian tube."
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