NUR 3805 Chapter 15 Quiz
NUR 3805 Chapter 15 Quiz
Question 1 The area of philosophy that
deals with the regulation and control of people living in society to preserve
prosperity, defend rights, and augment resources is known as
Question 2 A nurse who lobbies state
legislators to support a change in the scope of practice in nursing is engaging
Question 3 The principles and values that
govern actions directed at influencing and determining decisions, actions, and
other matters are known as
Question 4 Which of the following is an
effective method for the practicing nurse to achieve leadership skills?
Avoiding involvement in politics
Becoming active in professional organizations
Learning about collective bargaining
Changing jobs frequently to improve skills
Question 5 The American Nurses Association
(ANA) serves as the
clearinghouse of standards set by clinical specialty organizations.
professional organization for all nurses regardless of practice setting
or level of practice.
regulatory agency setting the guidelines for the scope of practice.
source of dissemination of nursing research.
Question 6 A nurse has applied for a job
and during the interview was told that the health care facility is a “closed
shop.” What does that phrase mean to the nurse?
nurse must join a union to be employed there.
The facility is negotiating with several unions for control of the
nurse can join the union if desired, but it is not required.
This facility is closed to all union activities.
Question 7 A nurse is contemplating a
political leadership position and wonders if she/he has the desired
characteristics to make a good leader. Which of the following traits is
inconsistent with a good leader?
Adapts quickly to new situations
Holds high moral and ethical standards
Solves problems methodically using a strict model
Has a developed sense of systems thinking
Question 8 The most critical aspect of
nurses becoming personally “political” is
being informed of social and political issues.
communicating with legislators.
running for office.
financially supporting political action committees (PACs).
Question 9 A nurse has registered to vote,
voted in primary and regular elections, and participated in public forums
related to budget reductions that could result in the reduction of the numbers
of school nurses. The nurse is known as a
Question 10 A nurse has held a media event
to publicize the need for funding for immunizations and lobbied decision makers
by providing pertinent statistical information about the risks and benefits of
immunizations. The nurse is known as a