NUR 3805 Chapter 1 Quiz
NURT 3805 Chapter 1 Quiz
Which of the following could eventually
change the historical status of nursing as a female-dominated profession?
More men graduating from baccalaureate and
higher degree programs
The proportion of men in nursing beginning
More male graduates of basic nursing
programs entering the workplace
Salary compensation increasing to attract
The racial and ethnic composition of the
nursing profession will change to more accurately reflect the population as a
the increased numbers of racial and ethnic
minorities enrolled in educational programs graduate and begin to practice.
the number of Asians or Native
Hawaiian-Pacific Islanders begins to increase.
the percentage of African-American and
Hispanic nurses decreases more than the percentage of white nurses.
the nonwhite portion of the general
Which of the following is a correct
statement about the registered nurse (RN) population?
The racial/ethnic composition of RNs closely
resembles that of the general population.
The number of men entering nursing has
decreased steadily over the last decade.
The rate of aging of RNs has slowed for the
first time in the past 30 years.
The majority of employed RNs working full
time must work a second position.
Which of the following best describes
trends in nursing education?
Numbers of RNs with bachelor’s and higher
degrees are increasing.
Numbers of RNs with associate degrees are
Foreign-born nurses practicing in the
United States are seen as less knowledgeable because of their lesser
Numbers of RNs with diploma educations are
Despite the variety of work settings
available to the RN, data indicate that the primary work site for RNs is
ambulatory care settings.
community health settings.
long-term care facilities.
acute care hospitals.
One important advantage of clinical ladder
programs for hospital-based RNs is that they
allow career advancement for nurses who
choose to remain at the bedside.
encourage nurses to move into management
positions in which they can influence patient care on a broader scale.
encourage RNs to become politically active
and guide the profession of nursing.
provide training to staff nurses so they
can move seamlessly across departments.
Which of the following statements is
correct about community health nursing (CHN)?
Prevention and community education are the
cornerstones of CHN.
Nursing care is rapidly moving from the
home setting to the institutional setting.
High-tech care such as ventilators and
total parenteral nutrition cannot be handled in the home.
Assessment skills are less important in CHN
because patients are not acutely ill.
Which of the following is most essential
for the nurse entrepreneur to be successful?
Ability to take direction well
Excellent time-management skills
Avoidance of risks
A college degree in business
The major benefit of serving as a military
broader responsibilities and scope of
practice than civilian nurses.
with entirely baccalaureate-prepared peers on active duty.
serving as an officer on active duty or in
the financial support to seek advanced
Which of the following statements explains
why the school nurse of today is truly a community health nurse?
school nurse may be called on to care for a student’s family members in
school nurse’s primary responsibility is centered on the well child.
school nurse’s primary responsibility is to maintain immunization records
school nurse must be certified in CHN.