Test Bank For Fundamentals Perspectives on the Art and Science of Canadian Nursing 2nd Edition


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test bank for Fundamentals Perspectives on the Art and Science of Canadian Nursing 2nd Edition Gregory Raymond

Chapter 1 An Introduction to Canadian Nursing


1. A nurse uses effective strategies to communicate and handle conflict with nurses and other health care professionals. Which Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) competency is the nurse demonstrating?

a. Informatics
b. Quality improvement
c. Teamwork and collaboration d. Evidence-based practice


Teamwork and collaboration use effective strategies to communicate and handle conflict. Informatics includes navigating electronic health records. Quality improvement uses tools such as flow charts and diagrams to improve care. The evidence-based practice integrates the best current evidence with clinical expertise and patient/family preferences and values for the delivery of optimal health care.

PTS:1DIF: Cognitive Level: Applying (Application)


OBJescribe the purpose of professional standards of nursing practice.

TOP: Nursing Process: Implementation MSC: NCLEX: Management of Care

2. A nurse is employed by a health care agency that provides an informal training session on how to properly use a new vital sign monitor. Which type of education did the nurse receive?

a. In-service education
b. Advanced education
c. Continuing education
d. Registered nurse education


In-service education programs are instruction or training provided by a healthcare agency or institution designed to increase the knowledge, skills, and competencies of nurses and other healthcare professionals employed by the institution. Some roles for RNs in nursing require advanced graduate degrees, such as clinical nurse specialists or nurse practitioners. There are various educational routes for becoming a registered nurse (RN), such as associate, diploma, and baccalaureate. Continuing education involves formal, organized educational programs offered by universities, hospitals, state nurses associations, professional nursing organizations, and educational and health care institutions.

PTS:1DIF: Cognitive Level: Applying (Application)
OBJ: Discuss the importance of education in professional nursing practice. TOP: Nursing Process: Evaluation MSC: NCLEX: Management of Care

3. A nurse listens to a patients lungs and determines that the patient needs to cough and deep breath. The nurse has the patient cough and deep breath. Which concept did the nurse demonstrate?

  1. Accountability
  2. Autonomy
  3. Licensure
  4. Certification



Autonomy is essential to professional nursing and involves the initiation of independent nursing interventions without medical orders. Accountability means that you are professionally and legally responsible for the type and quality of nursing care provided. To obtain licensure in the canada, RN candidates must pass the NCLEX-RN examination administered by the individual State Boards of Nursing to obtain a nursing license. Beyond the NCLEX-RN, some nurses choose to work toward certification in a specific area of nursing practice.

PTS:1DIF:Cognitive Level: Analyzing (Analysis)
REF: 6 OBJ: Discuss the characteristics of professionalism in nursing. TOP: Nursing Process: Evaluation MSC: NCLEX: Management of Care

4. A registered nurse is required to participate in a simulation to learn how to triage patients who are arriving to the hospital after exposure to an unknown gas. This is an example of a response to what type of influence on nursing?

a. Workplace hazards
b. Nursing shortage
c. Professionalism
d. Emergency preparedness


Many health care agencies, schools, and communities have educational programs to prepare for nuclear, chemical, or biological attack and other types of disasters. Nurses play an active role in emergency preparedness. Workplace hazards include violence, harassment, and ergonomics. A person who acts professionally is conscientious in actions, knowledgeable in the subject, and responsible to self and others. There is an ongoing global nursing shortage, which results from insufficient qualified registered nurses (RNs) to fill vacant positions and the loss of qualified RNs to other professions.

PTS:1DIF:Cognitive Level: Applying (Application) REF:4


OBJ: Discuss the influence of social, political, and economic changes on nursing practices. TOP: Nursing Process: Evaluation MSC: NCLEX: Safety and Infection Control


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