NSG 5000 Week 2 Knowledge Check
NSG 5000 Week 2 Knowledge Check
Sallie, is an experienced Nurse Practitioner, who practices
autonomously in a rural clinic. She regularly precepts students and guest
lectures to several graduate NP programs, writes weekly newspaper columns on
prevention and health promotion and works closely with her legislature on
health care policies and bills that would ensure access to care and promote
patient outcomes. Sallie’s work is best described by which of the Advance
Practice Nurse competencies?
Question 1 options:
The nurse in an advance practice role recognizes which
statement represents a major benefit to a medical team when team members
effectively collaborate and communicate?
Question 2 options:
When collaborating well, team members will be better
informed with shared information, they will be better able to treat patients,
and public perception of positive collaboration will help with building
Team members will experience less stress, which will create
a more peaceful work environment.
The provider will reduce costs by being able to have fewer staff
With time-saving through collaboration, shift demands on
nursing could decrease.
The nurse in advance practice understands which changes in
American health care have contributed to a movement toward wellness, rather than
Question 3 options:
The provision of “boutique” health services, such
as yoga and other non-traditional practices, has been a major influence on
Reduction in costs of health services (largely influenced by
the Affordable Care Act) and a cultural value shift toward health maintenance
contributed to the increased attention on wellness rather than illness.
A major decrease in pain medication treatment and overall
high costs of health care have caused many Americans to turn to wellness
practices, like daily exercise routines
Most employers now offer wellness programs for employees and
often even provide financial benefits if employees use them regularly
The advance practice nurse suspects that her patient is a
victim of domestic violence but the patient denies. The two options wage the
decision to confront with the decision to preserve the patient-provider
relationship. This is considered:
Question 4 options:
After a few nurses have raised operational concerns about
your inpatient clinic’s medication management and administration processes, as
the nurse manager, the nurse executive asks you to provide recommendations on
improving the system. Which of the following reflects transformational
leadership in the most suitable best practices?
Question 5 options:
Remember to ask the patient to double-check the names and
dosages of medication before taking. A checklist can be posted in each patient’s
Offer to complete a thorough audit of errors and provide
one-on-one training to employees with the most errors in recording patient
The department is polled on ways to reduce medication errors
and unanimously the nurses suggest moving all medical data to an electronic
system and using bar-coding on medications. They develop evaluative standards
to ensure continuously prioritization of patient safety.
An external review team s assigned to perform a needs
assessment on recent medical errors and provide a report. They can be asked to
return on an annual basis to evaluate compliance to their guidelines.