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Communication in Nursing Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following would fall under the risk factor of complications after procedures?

Question 2 2. The release of a patient from the hospital is known as _____.

Question 3 3. Psychological and physiological factors are:

Question 4 4. Intellectual understanding, facts, and problem solving fall into which domain?

Question 5 5. Whose signature should be added last to the discharge summary?

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Question 6 6. In which part of the discharge summary should surgeries appear?

Question 7 7. The goal of this phase is to foster independence on the part of the patient.

Question 8 8. Which of the following accurately describes a therapeutic nurse-patient relationship.

Question 9 9. Which bit of information is not included in patient teaching?

Question 10 10. What is the first thing to plan when doing patient discharge planning?

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Question 11 11. When educating older adults, allow for period of ___ to allow them to process and reflect upon the information they just got (especially sensitive topics).

Question 12 12. Older adults may have ___ losses that need to be accounted for when educating them, by using things like large-print material (choose the most appropriate answer).

Question 13 13.

When teaching adolescents:

I. Be aware of any negative peer pressure influencing the child's learning experience

II. Ask an adolescent's opinion.

III. Identify the adolescent's negative qualities and use that as a stepping stone to build upon

Question 14 14.

When teaching young children:

I. Do not use big words with children or their caretakers

II. Use lots of repetition and positive reinforcement

III. Make sure your goals are realistic to the their age and developmental level

Question 15 15. A person's level of ___, a state of being physically, cognitively, and developmentally able to learn the required information or task at hand, may influence how you teach or reinforce a concept.

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Question 16 16. __means that the material being presented to the client needs to be meaningful to them, easily understood by them, and related to information they already know.

Question 17 17. Which of the following is NOT a major health topic nurses educate clients about?

Question 18 18. Which of the following is/are an important assumption adult learning?

Question 19 19. Which of the following is an example of a way a nurse can comfort a patient using non-verbal therapeutic communication?

Question 20 20. This is a good way to describe therapeutic communication.

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Question 21 21.

A person with visual impairment may benefit from:

I. Good lighting

II. Glasses

III. Small text

Question 22 22. What is a chronic illness?

Question 23 23. The discharge summary not being sent to the patient's PCP is an example of which risk factor?

Question 24 24. Environmental and sociocultural factors are _____:

Question 25 25. What is the discharge summary?

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Question 26 26. This is the phase when solutions are explored, tried and evaluated.

Question 27 27. What is patient discharge?

Question 28 28. As a nurse, which of the following would be the most relevant topic to discuss with an older adult?

Question 29 29. When developing a teaching plan for a child, it's important to assess their:

Question 30 30. The active involvement in the process of learning in order to promote learning and retention is known as:

Communication in Nursing Chapter Exam Instructions

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