Chapter 8 Entry into Practice

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Chapter 8  Entry into Practice

 

 

Complete chapter Questions And Answers
 

Sample Questions

 

 

Multiple Choice

Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.

 

The student nurse is applying knowledge learned in class to the care of a patient. What type of

knowledge is the student nurse using?

  1. Knowing that
  2. Knowing how
  3. Knowing why
  4. Knowing when

After the student graduates and begins to practice the healing art in the real world of nursing, he or

she develops what type of knowledge?

  1. Knowing that
  2. Knowing how
  3. Knowing why
  4. Knowing when

The actual practice of nursing requires extensive use of what type of knowledge?

  1. Knowing that
  2. Knowing how
  3. Knowing why
  4. Knowing when

The physician asks the nurse to perform a procedure. The nurse is unsure whether nurses are allowed to perform this procedure. What is the nurse’s best source of information to determine whether the procedure can legally be performed by the nurse?

  1. Ask another nurse with more experience
  2. Nurse Practice Act
  3. Call the nursing instructor
  4. Call any school of nursing

The nurse was originally licensed in one state and is accepting a job in a different state. What

statement regarding the nurse’s practice in the new state is accurate?

  1. Every state’s Nurse Practice Act is the same so the nurse’s practice will not change.
  2. The nurse will need to take the NCLEX-PN again in the new state.
  3. The nurse is responsible for understanding the Nurse Practice Act in the new state.
  4. The nurse will need to take a quiz regarding differences in the Nurse Practice Act

    in the new state.

The nurse working in the long-term care facility reviews a physician order that the nurse feels is

unsafe. The physician is contacted and upholds the order. What should the nurse do?

  1. Carry out the order and document the order was questioned with the physician.
  2. Refuse to carry out the order and document the rationale for why it was not done.
  3. Consult the RN supervisor and explain the situation and the physician’s response.
  4. Explain the dilemma to the patient and ask the patient to give permission for the

    order to be done.

What level of Maslow’s hierarchy of needs is most threatened when the new graduate nurse begins

working?

  1. Physiological needs
  2. Safety needs
  3. Love and belonging needs
  4. Self-actualization needs

 

Chapter 8: Entry into Practice Answer Section

MULTIPLE CHOICE

1. ANS: 1
This type of knowledge is called “knowing that,” which is the type of knowledge learned in the classroom. This knowledge is the theory of nursing.

PTS: 1 REF: Chapter: 8 OBJ: Objective: 1
KEY: Content Area: Entry into Practice | Integrated Processes: Teaching/Learning | Client Need: Safe, Effective Care Environment | Cognitive Level: Applying

2. ANS: 2
The nurse develops “knowing how” knowledge when caring for a patient or a category of patients over time. This information evolves without explanation while performing the day-to-day responsibilities of the profession.

PTS: 1 REF: Chapter: 8 OBJ: Objective: 1
KEY: Content Area: Entry into Practice | Integrated Processes: Teaching/Learning | Client Need: Safe, Effective Care Environment | Cognitive Level: Applying

3. ANS: 1
The practice of nursing requires extensive “knowing that” knowledge, which is why the program to become a nurse requires many months of classes in order to build the foundation of nursing knowledge.

PTS: 1 REF: Chapter: 8 OBJ: Objective: 1
KEY: Content Area: Entry into Practice | Integrated Processes: Teaching/Learning | Client Need: Safe, Effective Care Environment | Cognitive Level: Applying

4. ANS: 2
The Nurse Practice Act is the best resource to determine what practices are allowable for LPNs in that state.

PTS: 1 REF: Chapter: 8 OBJ: Objective: 2
KEY: Content Area: Entry into Practice | Integrated Processes: Teaching/Learning | Client Need: Safe, Effective Care Environment | Cognitive Level: Applying

5. ANS: 3
The nurse holds responsibility for reading and understanding the Nurse Practice Act in any state where the nurse accepts a job.

PTS: 1 REF: Chapter: 8 OBJ: Objective: 2
KEY: Content Area: Entry into Practice | Integrated Processes: Teaching/Learning | Client Need: Safe, Effective Care Environment | Cognitive Level: Applying

6. ANS: 3
The nurse should inform the supervisor of the problem and follow the supervisor’s direction. The supervisor may explain why the order is acceptable or may call the physician to have the order changed.

PTS: 1 REF: Chapter: 8 OBJ: Objective: 2

KEY: Content Area: Entry into Practice | Integrated Processes: Teaching/Learning | Client Need: Safe,

Effective Care Environment | Cognitive Level: Applying 7. ANS: 2

The nurse’s safety needs are likely to feel challenged as the new nurse begins to practice without an instructor acting as supervisor. A strong support system in the new job will help the nurse maintain safe practice.

PTS: 1 REF: Chapter: 8 OBJ: Objective: 3
KEY: Content Area: Entry into Practice | Integrated Processes: Teaching/Learning | Client Need: Safe, Effective Care Environment | Cognitive Level: Applying

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